Blossom Gratz

Warner Bros. executive secretary

Former Warner Bros. executive secretary Blossom Gratz died Nov. 28 of Alzheimer’s Disease in Santa Clarita, Calif. She was 80.

Born in the Bronx, Gratz began working for talent agency Ted Ashley Associates in 1951 at the age of 27. The talent agency went through numerous reincarnations before being sold to become ICM.

Gratz moved to Los Angeles in 1976. She worked as Ted Ashley’s executive secretary during his tenure as Chairman of the Board at Warner Bros.

She also worked for Mark Rosenberg and Dan Romanelli until her retirement in 1991.

She is survived by her husband Harry and two daughters.

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