Publicity exec Robert Garlock, head of the 42West’s talent division, died Sunday in New York from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was 41.
Garlock joined 42West as a partner in 2005 and represented talent including Penelope Cruz, Hugh Grant, Clive Owen, Hilary Swank, Uma Thurman, Sigourney Weaver and Kate Winslet.
Prior to becoming a partner, he spent 16 years at PMK/HBH. Over the course of his PMK/HBH career, he worked on the campaigns of more than 40 feature films, including “Pulp Fiction,” “Four Weddings and a Funeral,” “Rushmore,” “The Royal Tenenbaums,” “The English Patient” and “The Hours.”
At PMK/HBH he also worked on campaigns for many top musical artists and authors.
Raised in Ohio, Garlock graduated from NYU and began his career while in college as an on-campus marketing intern for Warner Bros. Following college, he had stints at Spectra Films and Orion Pictures before joining PMK/HBH.
He is survived by his mother, his father and two brothers.