Hitched, Hatched, Hired

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Inside the industry’s celebrations and news.

BABIES: Melissa Sun, vp at Stan Rosenfield & Associates, and her husband, Andrew Losik, a golf pro at Brentwood Country Club, welcomed their first child, daughter Eden Mae, on April 11 at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles.

Electus chief Ben Silverman and wife Jennifer Cuoco, a real estate broker, are expecting their first child together. Cuoco, who wed Silverman in December in Israel, is due in the fall. 

CONGRATS

Mark Easton was tapped as deputy general counsel at Warner Bros. Entertainment. He will start in May.

The Associated Press made former ABC News chief David Westin CEO of its news licensing group April 14.

Frank Sinton was upped to COO at A. Smith & Co. Productions on April 18.

Tess Sanchez was upped to senior vp casting at Fox on April 15 after Marcia Shulman stepped down to become an independent consultant for the company. Seth Yanklewitz was named vp casting.

Doug Rousso was tapped as chief technology officer at CBS Corp. on April 14.

AOL Advertising named Debbie Menin industry practice head for entertainment April 14.

Amy Britt was named senior vp talent and casting at Showtime Networks on April 15.

Entertainment-marketing agency Trailer Park made Amy Gunzenhauser director of social media April 12.

The DGA promoted Marcel Giacusa to associate executive director April 12.

Joshua Gross was recently named Smithsonian Networks’ director of corporate communications.

DEATHS

Arthur Marx, 89, who wrote screenplays for film and TV and a best-selling book about his father, Groucho Marx, died April 14 of natural causes  in Los Angeles.

Bond girl Angela Scoular died April 11 at her London home in an apparent suicide. She had been battling bowel cancer. Scoular, who appeared in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service and the original Casino Royale, was 65.

Canadian actor Michael Sarrazin died April 17 of cancer in Montreal. The star of They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? and The Flim-Flam Man was 70.

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