List of Famous Talent Managers People

List of Famous Talent Managers

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List of famous talent managers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top talent managers in the world? This includes the most prominent talent managers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable talent managers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic talent managers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned talent managers.

List people range from Sharon Osbourne to Apollonia Kotero.

From reputable, prominent, and well known talent managers to the lesser known talent managers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the talent manager field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous talent managers ever?" and "What are the names of famous talent managers?" then you're in the right place. (344 items)

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    Sharon Rachel Osbourne is an English television host, media personality, television talent competition judge, author, music manager, businesswoman, and promoter, and the wife of heavy metal singer-songwriter Ozzy Osbourne. She first came into public prominence after appearing in The Osbournes, a reality ...more

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    • Age: age 63
    • Birthplace: Brixton, London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Promoter, Film Producer, Talent manager, + more
    • Credits: Austin Powers: Goldmember, America's Got Talent, The X Factor (UK), The X Factor, The Osbournes, + more
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    Dina Lohan
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    Donata Melina Nicolette "Dina" Lohan is an American television personality and occasional actress who rose to fame as the mother and manager of actress and pop singer Lindsay Lohan and the fashion model Ali Lohan. She also is mother of Michael Lohan Jr. and Dakota "Cody" Lohan.more

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    • Age: age 53
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
    • Profession: Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Talent manager, Actor, Singer, + more
    • Credits: The Parent Trap, Living Lohan, Driven
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    Apollonia Kotero is an actress, singer, former model and talent manager of Mexican heritage. She is perhaps best known for co-starring in Prince's 1984 film Purple Rain and for having been the lead singer in the girl group Apollonia 6.more

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    • Age: age 56
    • Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Model, Designer, Talent manager, Actor, Singer
    • Credits: Purple Rain, Heartbreaker: Streets of Fire, Ministry of Vengeance, The Mystic Warrior
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    Michael Blakey
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    Michael Blakey is a record producer, composer, musician, arranger, songwriter and artist manager. Blakey has either produced musical tracks or worked as a musician for a number of notable artists and performers, including: Engelbert Humperdinck, Luther Vandross, Gloria Gaynor, Tears for Fears, Dire ...more

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    • Age: age 57
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Arranger, Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, + more
    • Credits: Beavis and Butt-head Do America, Le Concert, Music For One Apartment And Six Drummers, Wall to Wall Records, Going Off Big Time
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    Brian Epstein
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    Brian Samuel Epstein was an English music entrepreneur, best known for managing the Beatles. Epstein first discovered the Beatles in November 1961, during a lunchtime Cavern Club performance. He was instantly impressed, and saw great potential in the group. After being rejected by nearly all major ...more

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    • Age: Died at 33 (1934-1967)
    • Birthplace: Liverpool, England
    • Profession: Impresario, Businessperson, Talent manager, Actor
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    Scooter Braun
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    Scooter Braun is a music video director.more

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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Film Producer, Talent manager, Music video director
    • Credits: Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, Scorpion, Jem and the Holograms, Justin Bieber's Believe
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    Malcolm Robert Andrew McLaren was a British musician, impresario, visual artist, performer, clothes designer and boutique owner, notable for combining these activities in an inventive and provocative way. Raised unconventionally by his grandmother after his father Peter McLaren left the family home, ...more

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    • Age: Died at 64 (1946-2010)
    • Birthplace: England, London
    • Profession: Impresario, Film Score Composer, Fashion designer, Entrepreneur, Musician, + more
    • Credits: The Filth and the Fury, Fast Food Nation, The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle, Who Killed Bambi?, Chaos!: Ex Pistols' Secret History: The Dave Goodman Story, + more
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    Michael Kenji "Mike" Shinoda LHD is an American musician, record producer, and artist. He co-founded Linkin Park in 1996 and is the band's rhythm guitarist, songwriter, keyboardist, and co-vocalist. Shinoda later created a hip hop-driven side project, Fort Minor, in 2003. He served as a producer for ...more

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    • Age: age 38
    • Birthplace: Agoura Hills, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Rapper, Musician, + more
    • Credits: The Raid: Redemption, Frat Party at the Pankake Festival, Dark as Day, The Seed, Mall, + more
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    Joseph Jackson
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    Joseph Walter "Joe" Jackson is a talent manager and the father of the Jackson family of entertainers which includes music superstars Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson.more

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    • Age: age 87
    • Birthplace: Fountain Hill, Arkansas, United States of America
    • Profession: Musician, Talent manager, Actor, Music executive, Professional Boxer
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    Eugenio "Boy" Romerica Abunda, Jr. is a Filipino television host, publicist, talent manager and celebrity endorser. He is dubbed as the "King of Talk" in local show business.more

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    • Age: age 60
    • Birthplace: Philippines, Borongan
    • Profession: Journalist, Talent manager, Actor, Presenter
    • Credits: Naglalayag, The Bottomline with Boy Abunda, Volta, Erich Gonzales, Scaregivers, + more
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    Angela Gossow
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    Angela Nathalie Gossow is a German vocalist, best known as the former lead vocalist for the Swedish melodic death metal band Arch Enemy. Her other previous bands include Asmodina and Mistress. She is considered to be one of the few successful female metal singers to use growling as her primary singing ...more

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    • Age: age 41
    • Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
    • Profession: Songwriter, Journalist, Singer-songwriter, Talent manager, Singer
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    Terry Knight, born Richard Terrance Knapp, was an American rock and roll music producer, promoter, singer, songwriter and radio personality, who enjoyed some success in radio, modest success as a singer, but phenomenal success as the original manager-producer for Grand Funk Railroad and the producer for ...more

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    • Age: Died at 61 (1943-2004)
    • Birthplace: Lapeer, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Promoter, Talent manager, Radio personality, + more
    • Credits: The Incident
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    Bernie Brillstein
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    Bernard Jules "Bernie" Brillstein was an American film and television producer, executive producer, and talent agent.more

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    • Age: Died at 77 (1931-2008)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Talent agent, Television producer, Film Producer
    • Credits: ALF, NewsRadio, Just Shoot Me!, Mr. Show with Bob and David, Buffalo Bill, + more
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    Simon Fuller is an English entrepreneur, artist manager and television producer. He is best known for being the creator of the Idol franchise, which was first seen in the UK under the name Pop Idol and created number one rated shows in other markets as well, including American Idol in the US. The ...more

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    • Age: age 55
    • Birthplace: Cyprus
    • Profession: Television producer, Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Talent manager, + more
    • Credits: American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance, So You Think You Can Dance - Season 2, Little Britain USA, Seeing Double, + more
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    HE HAILS FROM THE DEEP SOUTH. he writes his own material,performes his own vocals,also arranges and creates his own music and composistions,as executive:Producer ,also musician/vocalist ,company president, founder creater,administrator,Video Director,Script writer,production manager,chief editor,editer ...more

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    • Birthplace: Alabama, United States of America
    • Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Author, Writer, + more
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    Lou Adler is an American record producer, manager, director, and an owner of the famous Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, California. He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2013 as the winner, alongside Quincy Jones, of the Ahmet Ertegun Award.more

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    • Age: age 82
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Businessperson, Film Producer, Talent manager, + more
    • Credits: Cheech & Chong's Up in Smoke, Brewster McCloud, Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains, Monterey Pop, + more
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    Martin Richard Gilks was an English musician. He was a founder member and original drummer for The Wonder Stuff, based in Stourbridge. Gilks who was born in Stourbridge, was originally the drummer with Midlands-based The Mighty Lemon Drops before leaving in 1985, and later joined Miles Hunt, Malcolm ...more

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    • Age: Died at 41 (1965-2006)
    • Birthplace: Stourbridge, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Talent manager, Drummer
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    Sandy Gallin is a theatrical producer.more

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    • Age: age 75
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Theatrical producer, Television producer, Film Producer, Talent manager
    • Credits: Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt, The Miracle Worker
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    Volker Neumüller
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    Volker Neumüller is a German music manager and was known for being a judge on Deutschland sucht den Superstar.more

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    • Age: age 46
    • Birthplace: Cuxhaven, Germany
    • Profession: Businessperson, Talent manager
    • Credits: Deutschland sucht den Superstar
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    Katrina Bayonas

    Katrina Bayonas is a film casting director, film producer and talent manager.more

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    • Age: age 74
    • Birthplace: Hereford, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Film Producer, Talent manager, Casting Director
    • Credits: Live Flesh, An Ungentlemanly Act, The Dancer Upstairs
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