Mort Viner

ICM agent

Longtime ICM tenpercenter Mort Viner, died Sunday June 22 from a heart attack while playing tennis in Los Angeles. He was 72.

Viner began his career in Gotham working for MCA and was transferred to the BevHills headquarters, where he stayed until MCA was dissolved in the 1960s. He went on to become senior exec at Chasin, Park, and Citron Agency before nabbing a position at ICM, where he stayed for more than 30 years.

Viner’s list of clients included Shirley MacLaine, Michael Crawford, Jimmy Stewart, Gene Kelly and good friend Dean Martin.

He is survived by many friends who request that in lieu of flowers please send donations to the Motion Picture and Television Fund.

Private services are Thursday, June 26.

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