Veteran APA agent Joel Dean has joined tenpercentery TalentWorks, bringing with him clients including David Hasselhoff, Suzanne Pleshette, Tovah Feldshuh and Peter Coyote.
With pilot casting in full swing, TalentWorks also has added several names to its roster, signing Stephen Baldwin, Jeremy London, Judd Nelson, Amanda Plummer and Jason George for representation.
Dean comes to TalentWorks after eight years at APA; he previously worked in ICM’s motion picture department.
Other clients making the move to TalentWorks with Dean include Michelle Lee, Donna Mills, Rue McClanahan and Jack Noseworthy.
TalentWorks is headed by partners Harry Gold and Bonnie Liedtke. Agency focuses on both youth thesps and veteran adult actors, with Gold focusing on the latter and Liedtke concentrating on younger actors.
Clients include Chad Michael Murray (shared with CAA), Leah Remini, William Shatner, Scott Baio and Martin Landau. Ten agents work with Gold and Liedtke.
“We have one foot in the big agency business and one foot in the small agency business,” Gold said. “We help package shows and we also develop talent. There’s a lot of vitality here in the middle.”