Theatrical agent Judy Schoen, who owned Los Angeles agency Judy Schoen & Associates, died Fridayof lung cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A. She was 57.
Schoen, who worked for several theatrical agencies before forming her own, possessed a roster that included Brian Dennehy, Lara Flynn Boyle and Kyle Chandler.
A native of Atlanta, Schoen graduated from the U. of Colorado and began her theater career as an actress with the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta. She later made her Broadway debut in “Red and White and Maddox” at the Cort Theatre.
After the show’s closing, she worked as a stage manager and later served as a production manager on the original “Godspell.”
In 1973, she joined Bret Adams Ltd., where she became a partner. After ankling that company, she joined Writers & Artists and became an original member of Triad Artists before forming her company in 1988.
She is survived by her mother, a brother and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the Patterson Arlington Chapel in Atlanta. A memorial service is being planned for Los Angeles.
Family suggests donations in Schoen’s name be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.