Richard Paul Krawetz dies at 45

APA talent and lit agent, Berkeley grad

Richard Paul Krawetz, a former talent and literary agent, died Friday of AIDS complications at his home in Los Angeles. He was 45.

Krawetz, a graduate of the U. of California at Berkeley, began his career as director of the Robert Friedus Gallery in New York.

Following a stint with the Bobby Zarem Agency in New York, he worked as a talent and literary agent in Agency for the Performing Arts’ New York office from 1986 to 1993. His client roster included Aaron Sorkin, whose play “A Few Good Men” was a Broadway hit.

A requiem mass will be held at 7:30 p.m. today at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 7501 Hollywood Boulevard, in Hollywood.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Krawetz’s name may be made to St. Thomas the Apostle Church’s general fund.

More Legit

  • The Lehman Trilogy review

    London Theater Review: 'The Lehman Trilogy,' Directed by Sam Mendes

    Richard Paul Krawetz, a former talent and literary agent, died Friday of AIDS complications at his home in Los Angeles. He was 45. Krawetz, a graduate of the U. of California at Berkeley, began his career as director of the Robert Friedus Gallery in New York. Following a stint with the Bobby Zarem Agency in […]

  • elizabeth perkins First Time in Variety

    Elizabeth Perkins on Her Early Film, Stage Roles

    Richard Paul Krawetz, a former talent and literary agent, died Friday of AIDS complications at his home in Los Angeles. He was 45. Krawetz, a graduate of the U. of California at Berkeley, began his career as director of the Robert Friedus Gallery in New York. Following a stint with the Bobby Zarem Agency in […]

  • 'Mary Page Marlowe' Review: Tatiana Maslany

    Off Broadway Review: 'Mary Page Marlowe'

    Richard Paul Krawetz, a former talent and literary agent, died Friday of AIDS complications at his home in Los Angeles. He was 45. Krawetz, a graduate of the U. of California at Berkeley, began his career as director of the Robert Friedus Gallery in New York. Following a stint with the Bobby Zarem Agency in […]

  • Bruce Springsteen on Broadway

    Bruce Springsteen Plays First-Ever Encore at Broadway Show (Watch)

    Richard Paul Krawetz, a former talent and literary agent, died Friday of AIDS complications at his home in Los Angeles. He was 45. Krawetz, a graduate of the U. of California at Berkeley, began his career as director of the Robert Friedus Gallery in New York. Following a stint with the Bobby Zarem Agency in […]

  • Orphan Black

    Listen: Tatiana Maslany Would Do an 'Orphan Black' Reunion on One Condition

    Richard Paul Krawetz, a former talent and literary agent, died Friday of AIDS complications at his home in Los Angeles. He was 45. Krawetz, a graduate of the U. of California at Berkeley, began his career as director of the Robert Friedus Gallery in New York. Following a stint with the Bobby Zarem Agency in […]

  • Dusty review

    U.K. Theater Review: 'Dusty'

    Richard Paul Krawetz, a former talent and literary agent, died Friday of AIDS complications at his home in Los Angeles. He was 45. Krawetz, a graduate of the U. of California at Berkeley, began his career as director of the Robert Friedus Gallery in New York. Following a stint with the Bobby Zarem Agency in […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content