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Biographical information on slain publicist

- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 16, 2010

NAME: Ronni Chasen

AGE: 64

CAREER: Headed publicity for American International Pictures in Los Angeles, then served for 10 years as Executive Vice President of Motion Pictures at Rogers & Cowan agency. Later held post of Senior Vice President of Publicity for MGM. Most recently headed her own agency, Chasen & Co. which promoted dozens of films including "Alice in Wonderland," "Crazy Heart," "Brothers," "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," "He's Just Not That Into You," "I Love You Man," "Doubt," "The Wrestler," "Sweeney Todd," "There Will Be Blood," "Babel," "Dreamgirls," "Little Miss Sunshine," `Walk The Line," and "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." Also was publicist for many leading film composers, including Hans Zimmer, Howard Shore, Ennio Morricone, Elliot Goldenthal, Thomas Newman, Harry Gregson-Williams, James Newton Howard and Jan Kaczmarek.

ORGANIZATIONS: Member of Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, the American Film Institute, National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences and Women in Film.

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