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List of famous talent agents, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top talent agents in the world? This includes the most prominent talent agents, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable talent agents is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic talent agents 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 agents.

List contains people like Zeppo Marx and Ari Emanuel.

From reputable, prominent, and well known talent agents to the lesser known talent agents of today, these are some of the best professionals in the talent agent field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous talent agents ever?" and "What are the names of famous talent agents?" then you're in the right place. (190 items)

Liv Lindeland is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Liv Lindeland Liv Lindeland is a Norwegian model, actress, and talent agent. She was chosen as Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for January 1971 and as the Playmate of the Year for 1972. Her original ...more

Zeppo Marx is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Zeppo Marx Herbert Manfred "Zeppo" Marx was an American actor, theatrical agent, and engineer. He was the youngest of the five Marx Brothers. He appeared in the first five Marx Brothers feature ...more

Marty Ingels is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Marty Ingels Marty Ingels is an American actor, comedian, theatrical agent, and, by many, best known as co-star of the 1960s television series I'm Dickens, He's Fenster, and as the voice of many cartoon ...more

Jamie Gold is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Jamie Gold Jamie M. Gold is an American television producer, a talent agent, and poker player, based in Malibu, California. He is known for winning the 2006 World Series of Poker Main Event and currently ...more

Ari Emanuel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Ari Emanuel Ariel Zev "Ari" Emanuel is an American talent agent and co-CEO of William Morris Endeavor, an entertainment and media agency. He was a founding partner of the Endeavor Agency and was ...more

Jerry Weintraub is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Jerry Weintraub Jerry Weintraub is an American film producer and former chairman and CEO of United Artists. He now lives in Palm Desert, California.

David Lander is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
David Lander David L. Lander is an American actor, comedian, composer, musician, and baseball scout. He has also worked as the Goodwill Ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. He is best ...more

Bernie Brillstein is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Bernie Brillstein Bernard Jules "Bernie" Brillstein was an American film and television producer, executive producer, and talent agent.

Michael Ovitz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Michael Ovitz Michael Ovitz is a film producer.

Sue Carol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Sue Carol Sue Carol was an American actress and talent agent. While at a social function in Los Angeles in 1927, a director offered her a part in a film. She took it and began playing minor parts. Carol's ...more

Edward Small is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Edward Small Edward Small was a film producer from the late 1920s through 1970, who was enormously prolific over a fifty year career. He is best known for the movies The Count of Monte Cristo, The Man in the ...more

Charles K. Feldman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Charles K. Feldman Charles K. Feldman was a Hollywood attorney, film producer and talent agent.

Billy Tipton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Billy Tipton William Lee "Billy" Tipton was an American jazz musician and bandleader. He is also notable for the postmortem discovery that although he lived his adult life as a man, he was ...more

Lew Wasserman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Lew Wasserman Lewis Robert "Lew" Wasserman was an American talent agent and studio executive, sometimes credited with creating and later taking apart the studio system in a career spanning more than ...more

Bernie Weintraub is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Bernie Weintraub Bernie Weintraub was an American talent agent and founding partner of the Paradigm Talent Agency in 1993. Weintraub was born in the Bronx, New York. He served in the United States military ...more

Richie Jackson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Richie Jackson Richie Jackson is a theatrical and television producer.

Lynda Erkiletian is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents

Don Arden is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Don Arden Don Arden was a British music manager, agent, and businessman best known for overseeing the careers of the rock groups Small Faces, the Move, the Electric Light Orchestra and Black Sabbath. He ...more

Jason Trawick is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Jason Trawick Jason Trawick is a talent agent and manager.

George King is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
George King George King was an English actors' agent, film director, producer and screenplay writer. He helmed several of Tod Slaughter's melodramas, including 1936's The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

Lew Grade is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Lew Grade Lew Grade, Baron Grade, O.St.J., KC*SS, born Lovat or Lev Winogradsky, was a Ukrainian-born British media proprietor and impresario. Originally a dancer, and later a talent agent, Grade's ...more

Maggie Renzi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Maggie Renzi Maggie Renzi is an actress, film producer, teacher and talent agent.

Mary Jo Slater is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Mary Jo Slater Mary Jo Slater is an American casting director and producer for film, television and theatre. She has over 100 movie credits to her name. Slater was born in Trenton, New Jersey. She was a ...more

Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Norm Nixon Norman Ellard "Norm" Nixon is a retired American professional basketball player for the NBA, who spent twelve seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers and the San Diego/Los Angeles

Milton H. Bren is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Milton H. Bren Milton H. Bren was a film producer.

Noel Marshall is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Noel Marshall Noel Marshall was an agent in Hollywood, California in the 1960s. He later became the executive producer of the 1973 horror film The Exorcist. He wrote, directed, co-produced and starred in the ...more

Rosetta LeNoire is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Rosetta LeNoire Rosetta LeNoire was an American stage, screen, and television actress, as well as a Broadway producer and casting agent. LeNoire is known to contemporary audiences for her work in television. ...more

Bastian Pastewka is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Bastian Pastewka Bastian Pastewka is a German actor and comedian. He first became known to a wider audience in Germany around 1996 as a regular cast member of the comedy show Die Wochenshow, essentially a mock ...more

Myron Selznick is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Myron Selznick Myron Selznick was an American film producer and talent agent.

William B. Hawks is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
William B. Hawks William B. Hawks was a film producer.

Brett Vincent is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Brett Vincent Brett Vincent is a comedy manager, agent and promoter in the UK. He is currently the agent for Australian comedian Jim Jeffries, Glenn Wool, Pete Johansson & Carl Donnelly. He also invented ...more

A. D. Peters is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
A. D. Peters Augustus Dudley Peters was a British literary agent. Born in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, the fourth of the seven children of a farmer, he was informally adopted at the age of 3 by an aunt who ...more

Cassian Elwes is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Cassian Elwes Cassian Elwes is an independent film producer and agent, and is widely regarded as one of the most influential people in the independent film industry.

Ian Copeland is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Ian Copeland Ian Adie Copeland was a pioneering American music promoter and booking agent who helped launch the new wave movement in the United States.

Shelley Stevens is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Shelley Stevens Shelley Stevens is the mother and talent agent of actress Natalie Portman.

Erna Baumbauer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Erna Baumbauer Erma Baumbauer was a German casting agent. She has been called the "grand dame of German casting agents" by The Hollywood Reporter for her long career in the German film industry, ...more

Freddie Fields is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Freddie Fields Freddie Fields, born Fred Feldman, was an American theatrical agent and film producer who was instrumental in the careers of such stars as Jack Carter, Judy Garland, Woody Allen, Henry Fonda, ...more

Erwin Stoff is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Erwin Stoff Erwin Stoff is an American movie producer. He is best known for being the manager of Keanu Reeves and president of company 3 Arts Entertainment, based in Beverly Hills, CA. Among his credits are ...more

Richard Clayton is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Richard Clayton Richard Clayton was an American actor who became a talent agent. He repped for such high profile talent as Jane Fonda, James Dean and Burt Reynolds during his career as an agent. Clayton was ...more

Thelma White is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Thelma White Thelma White was an American radio and film actress. White is best known for her role in the 1936 exploitation film Reefer Madness.

Lee Wolfberg is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Lee Wolfberg Lee Wolfberg was an actor, TV producer, talent agent and manager.

Leslie Berger is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Leslie Berger Leslie Berger is an actress, comedienne, presenter, consultant, talent agent, salesperson, and entrepreneur.

Gummo Marx is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Gummo Marx Milton "Gummo" Marx was an American vaudeville performer, criminal investigator and theatrical agent. He was the second youngest of the five Marx Brothers. Born in New York City, he ...more

Barrie Marshall is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Barrie Marshall

Victor Orsatti is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Victor Orsatti Victor M. Orsatti was a film producer.

Bryan Lourd is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Bryan Lourd Partner, Managing Director and Co-Chairman of Creative Artists Agency (aka "CAA") since October 1995. Once married to Carrie Fisher (produced a daughter).

Bob Longenecker is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Bob Longenecker

Dragoș Bucur is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Dragoș Bucur Dragoş Bucur is a Romanian actor, ambassador for the program Youth of the Move involved by the European Commission, and TV presenter for the show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition\ Visuri la cheie ...more

Sam Cohn is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Sam Cohn Samuel Charles "Sam" Cohn was a talent agent at International Creative Management, a firm he helped create, in the borough of Manhattan in New York City. Cohn has been described as one ...more

Kay B. Barrett is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Talent Agents
Kay B. Barrett Katharine "Kay" Brown Barrett was a Hollywood talent scout and agent beginning in the 1930s. She is most famous for bringing Margaret Mitchell's novel Gone with the Wind to the ...more