Edward E. Robbins, an agent with the William Morris Agency in New York for 43 years until his retirement in 1991, died June 9 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was 82.
Mike Zimring, a successful entertainment agent for more than 40 years, died Feb. 23 in Los Angeles. He was 94.
For a smalltown gal from Indiana, Sara Newkirk realized some rather big-city dreams early in her adult life.
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William Morris Independent co-heads Cassian Elwes and Rena Ronson have announced that they will be leaving the agency and not moving forward as part of WME.
WMA has signed Mary J. Blige. The agency will rep the nine-time Grammy winner in all areas and guide the expansion plans of her entertainment company, Matriarch Entertainment.
A sampling of clients represented by WMA and Endeavor.
The William Morris Agency has formed an alliance with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
William Morris agent Marc Provissiero has ankled the tenpercentery to form his own management/production shingle.
The William Morris Agency has formed William Morris Electronic, a joint venture with DJ Pete Tong, to focus on the electronic music market.
Disney/ABC alum Bruce Gersh has joined the William Morris Agency, where he'll work with clients to help steer their projects into new businesses.