List of Famous Talent Agents

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. {#nodes}
  • Liv Lindeland (born 7 December 1945 in Norway) 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 ...more
  • Herbert Manfred "Zeppo" Marx (February 25, 1901 – November 30, 1979) was an American actor, comedian, theatrical agent, and engineer. He was the youngest of the five Marx Brothers. He appeared in ...more
  • Martin Ingerman (March 9, 1936 – October 21, 2015), known professionally as Marty Ingels, was an American actor, comedian, comedy sketch writer and theatrical agent, who is best known as the co-star ...more
  • Jamie M. Gold (born August 25, 1969) 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 (WSOP) ...more
  • Ari Emanuel (born March 29, 1961) is an American talent agent and the co-CEO of William Morris Endeavor (WME), an entertainment and media agency. He was a founding partner of the Endeavor Talent ...more
  • Jerome Charles Weintraub (September 26, 1937 – July 6, 2015) was an American film producer, talent manager and actor whose television films won him three Emmys.He began his career as a talent agent, ...more
  • David Leonard Lander (June 22, 1947 – December 4, 2020) was an American actor, voice actor, comedian, composer, musician, and baseball scout. He has also worked as the Goodwill Ambassador for the ...more
  • Bernard Jules Brillstein (April 26, 1931 – August 7, 2008) was an American film and television producer, executive producer, and talent agent. He began his career in the 1950s at the William Morris ...more
  • Michael Steven Ovitz (born December 14, 1946) is an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist. He was a talent agent who co-founded Creative Artists Agency (CAA) in 1975 and served as its ...more
  • Sue Carol (October 30, 1906 – February 4, 1982) 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 ...more
  • For the Gambian politician, see Edward Francis Small.Edward Small (born Edward Schmalheiser, February 1, 1891, Brooklyn, New York – January 25, 1977, Los Angeles, California) was a film producer from ...more
  • Charles K. Feldman (April 26, 1905 – May 25, 1968) was a Hollywood attorney, film producer and talent agent who founded the Famous Artists talent agency. According to one obituary, Feldman disdained ...more
  • William Lee Tipton (December 29, 1914 – January 21, 1989) was an American jazz musician, bandleader, and talent broker. For decades, Tipton assumed a male gender identity. Tipton's female birth sex ...more
  • Lewis Robert Wasserman (March 22, 1913 – June 3, 2002) was an American talent agent and studio executive, sometimes credited with creating and later taking apart the studio system in a career ...more
  • Bernie Weintraub (died January 16, 2010) 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 ...more
  • Richie Jackson is a theatrical and television producer.
  • Don Arden (born Harry Levy; 4 January 1926 – 21 July 2007) was an English music manager, agent, and businessman. He managed the careers of rock acts such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Air ...more
  • Jason Trawick is a talent agent and manager.
  • George King (1899 – 26 June 1966) was an English actors' agent, film director, producer and screenplay writer. He is associated with the production of quota quickies. He helmed several of Tod ...more
  • Lew Grade, Baron Grade, OStJ, KC*SS (25 December 1906 – 13 December 1998), born Louis Winogradsky, was a British media proprietor and impresario. Originally a dancer, and later a talent agent, ...more
  • Maggie Renzi is an actress, film producer, teacher and talent agent.
  • Mary Jo Slater (née Lawton; born April 19, 1946) 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 ...more
  • Norman Ellard Nixon (born October 11, 1955) is an American retired professional basketball player who spent twelve seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers and the San Diego/Los Angeles Clippers in the ...more
  • Milton H. Bren was a film producer.