This story first appeared in the Sept. 13 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.
WALK OF FAME
Jane Lynch will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Sept. 4. "I've known this was going to happen for over a year, and it still blows my mind," says the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actress. "I am deeply honored and humbled to join the ranks of stars who will forever shine on the streets of Hollywood." Glee co-creator Ryan Murphy will speak at the ceremony.
Ian Richter, a franchise development executive at DreamWorks Animation, married Julia Michelson, associate marketing manager on the games global-brand team at Mattel, on Aug. 10 at the Jonathan Club in Santa Monica. The newlyweds honeymooned in Australia's Hunter Valley and at the Great Barrier Reef.
Alexandra Glazer, a film publicist at Block-Korenbrot, married real estate executive Joshua Meltzer on Aug. 15 at Il Cielo in Beverly Hills. The newlyweds celebrated with family and friends during a cocktail reception Aug. 17 at a private home in Beverly Hills. An East Coast ceremony is planned for Sept. 12 in New York. The couple pre-honeymooned this summer in the south of France and Paris.
Jim Jimirro, founding president of Disney Channel, married Ajchara Kaewthep on Aug. 3 at Westwood Presbyterian Church. The couple, who honeymooned in Thailand, also will celebrate at Hotel Bel-Air in October.
Michael Conway, chief administrative officer at UTA, married paralegal Jim Manzano on July 3 during a small ceremony in Beverly Hills. The couple, who became engaged in January, will honeymoon in December in Hawaii.
Daniel Kellison, co-founder of Jackhole Productions and founder of YouTube channel Jash, and wife Dyan Kellison, a talent booker at Jimmy Kimmel Live!, welcomed son Clyde Conner on Aug. 10 at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica.
NBC's Today anchor Jenna Wolfe and NBC News foreign correspondent Stephanie Gosk welcomed daughter Harper Estelle Wolfeld Gosk on Aug. 21.
Singer Michael Buble and wife Luisana Lopilato welcomed son Noah on Aug. 27 in Vancouver.
The Sopranos' Jamie-Lynn Sigler and fiance Cutter Dykstra welcomed son Beau Kyle on Aug. 28.
Fergie and husband Josh Duhamel welcomed son Axl Jack on Aug. 29 in Los Angeles.
Literary manager Mike Goldberg joined APA as an agent Aug. 23.
E! tapped Noah Pollack as senior vp programming and development Aug. 26.
Alex Saks was promoted to agent in the international and independent film department at ICM Partners on Aug. 26.
Manager Kimberlin Belloni joined Principato-Young Entertainment on Aug. 28.
Sony chief Michael Lynton joined the USC School of Cinematic Arts' Board of Councilors on Aug. 28.
British journalist David Frost, whose 1977 TV interviews with former President Richard Nixon spawned a hit play and the Oscar-nominated film Frost/ Nixon, died Aug. 31. He was 74.
Gilbert Taylor, the British cinematographer who shot Star Wars for George Lucas and Dr. Strangelove for Stanley Kubrick, died Aug. 23. He was 99.
One Talent Management CEO J.J. Harris, who represented such clients as Kevin Costner, Charlize Theron and Drew Barrymore, died Aug. 30 at her home in Beverly Hills. She was 62.
Entertainment attorney Irwin Russell, who represented Michael Eisner, Jim Henson and Theodor Geisel, died Aug. 23 of complications related to leukemia. He was 87.
Norman Winter, a music publicist who represented Michael Jackson, Bob Dylan, Elton John and Garth Brooks, died Aug. 22 in Las Vegas of complications from Lewy body disease. He was believed to be in his 80s.