Hitched, Hatched, Hired

Inside the industry's celebrations and news.

WEDDINGS: Sex and the City's Cynthia Nixon married fiancee Christine Marinoni on May 27 in New York. Nixon wore a custom Carolina Herrera dress.

Actress and singer-songwriter Schuyler Fisk, daughter of Sissy Spacek, married artist Chapman Bullock on May 26 in Charlottesville, Va.

BABIES

Jillian Michaels, a former trainer on NBC's The Biggest Loser, and partner Heidi Rhoades adopted daughter Lukensia, 2, from Haiti. The same week, Rhoades gave birth to son Phoenix on May 3 in Los Angeles.

CONGRATS

Katherine Rowe was upped to senior account executive at Slate PR on May 22.

Universal Studios tapped Larry Birstock as GM of its digital services group May 23.

Alex Lang joined Play Creative TV as executive producer and creative director May 23.

Susan Malfa was promoted to senior vp ad sales at Bravo Media, Oxygen Media, Style Media and Women at NBCU on May 23.

Sean Coughlin was appointed senior vp preservation and restoration solutions at Deluxe Entertainment Services Group on May 24.

Sony Pictures Television appointed Wayne Garvie chief creative officer for international production May 23.

DEATHS

Producer Lee Rich, co-founder of the famed Lorimar production company -- home of classic TV dramas The Waltons, Knots Landing and Dallas and films including An Officer and a Gentleman -- died May 24 of lung cancer at his home in Los Angeles. He was 93.

Janet Carroll, a film, TV and stage actress who played Tom Cruise's mother in Risky Business, died May 22 in New York. She was 71.

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