Kassel, Tichi Wilkerson

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Kassel, Tichi Wilkerson Gender: F
Beatrice Ruby Noble
born on 10 May 1926 at 14:00 (= 2:00 PM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 19°28' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 06°06 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 21°19'

Portrait of Tichi Wilkerson Kassel 
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Tichi Wilkerson Kassel (At left, with Sharon Stone, 2002)
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American film personality and the publisher of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. She established the Women in Film organization, the Key Art and Marketing Concepts awards, and several scholarships for film students.

In 1988, Tichi published her memoir, Hollywood Legends: The golden years of the Hollywood Reporter. That same year, she was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and left her post as publisher of The Hollywood Reporter. She sold the paper on 11 April 1988 to trade publishers BPI for $26.7 million.

Tichi Wilkerson Kassel married three times. She died on 8 March 2004, aged 77, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after complications from intestinal surgery.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1988 (Memoir, "Hollywood Legends")

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Parkinson's
  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (William Wilkerson)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Three)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Fundraiser
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Raised in Mexico City)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer (Memoir, "Hollywood Legends")
  • Vocation : Writers : Magazine/ newsletter
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator
  • Notable : Famous : Socialite