This story first appeared in the May 17 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.
AMY ABELL & KEN ROSENFIELD
Amy Abell, an agent at the Glick Agency, wed Ken Rosenfield, owner of mobile detailing service Detail USA, on April 20 at the House of Blues in Las Vegas in front of about 150 guests. The couple, who met at a Lenny Kravitz concert and became engaged in July, plan to honeymoon in Thailand or Bali.
Keira Knightley wed Klaxons keyboardist James Righton on May 4 in Mazan, France. The actress donned a short, strapless tulle Chanel gown, jacket and flats for the occasion, which was officiated by Mayor Aime Naello in front of a dozen friends and family members. The couple became engaged in May 2012.
Brett Carducci, manager and owner of Aligned Entertainment, and his wife, Shalimar Carducci, welcomed daughter Shalimar "June" on April 21 at Kaiser Permanente-West Los Angeles Medical Center.
Writer-producers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, CAA's Josh Lieberman and Chernin Entertainment television president Katherine Pope will be honored at the 12th annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball on June 8 in Los Angeles.
Andy Bourne joined Fox Television Studios as vp programming May 3.
Sarah Early and Matthew Murray joined ICM Partners' Los Angeles office in the digital strategy division, and Madison Mojciechowski joined the agency's New York office May 1.
Conde Nast Entertainment named Gina Marcheschi vp television scripted series April 30.
Skip Chasey joined WME's television business affairs department April 30.
NBCUniversal promoted Maureen Murphy to senior vp at E! and Esquire network advertising sales May 6.
Wild Bunch appointed Carole Baraton head of international sales May 6.
Senior executives Jonathan Deckter, Bonnie Voland and Tatyana Joffe signed new multiyear employment deals at IM Global on May 3.
Hillary Mandel was named head of distribution, acquisitions and sales of IMG Media U.S. on May 2.
Screaming Flea Productions upped Dave Severson to co-president and GM and promoted Trent Eyring to co-president and CFO on May 1.
Fusion named Eric Lieberman as vp and general counsel and tapped Derrick Ashong as an anchor April 30.
Univision Communications appointed Marie Ann Dougherty to vp national spot sales May 3.
UTA hired TV talent agent Logan Eisenberg from ICM on May 6.
Deanna Durbin, who attained worldwide popularity as a child star in the 1930s while starring in musicals including Three Smart Girls, died in April in France. She was 91.
Mike Gray, who co-wrote the prescient Oscar-nominated screenplay for the nuclear-disaster film The China Syndrome, died April 30 of heart failure at his Hollywood Hills home. He was 77.
Chris Kelly, one-half of the 1990s rap duo Kris Kross, died May 1 at the Atlanta Medical Center from a possible drug overdose. He was 34.
James L. Tolbert, who represented Redd Foxx, Lou Rawls and others as one of the first African-American entertainment attorneys in Hollywood, died April 22 at UCLA-Santa Monica Medical Center after suffering from Alzheimer's. He was 86.
Virginia Gibson, a singer, dancer and actress who played one of the girls in the classic MGM musical Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, died April 25 in Newtown, Pa. She was 88.