Howard Klein
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3 Arts Entertainment


Howard Klein is a founding partner at 3 Arts Entertainment, a talent management and television/film production company whose clients include Chris Evans, Robert Pattinson, Jessica Alba, Matt LeBlanc, Tina Fey, Kevin Hart, Amy Poehler, Louis C.K., Kelsey Grammer, T.J. Miller, Mindy Kaling, Aziz Ansari, Colin Jost, Issa Rae, Rachel Bloom, Patricia Arquette, Ali Wong, and Colin Trevorrow.

Klein represents “Everybody Loves Raymond” creator Philip Rosenthal in addition to acting as executive producer of “The Mindy Project,” “Jessica Jones,” “Mr. Robinson,” the Emmy nominated “The Office,” “Parks and Recreation,” “King of the Hill,” “Carnivale,” “The Starter Wife,” and “Life’s Too Short.”

Thanks to Klein and his co-founders Michael Rotenberg and Erwin Stoff’s leadership, 3 Arts is also known for producing wildly celebrated comedies including “The Good Place,” “Man with a Plan,” “30 Rock,” “Silicon Valley,” “Broad City,” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” “Louie,” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” and the upcoming Tracey Wigfield comedy “Great News.” They’ve additionally produced dramatic films like “13 Hours,” “Burnt,” “Edge of Tomorrow,” “Unbroken,” “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi,” “Girl, Interrupted,” and “A Scanner Darkly.”

Klein launched 3 Arts with Stoff and Rotenberg in 1991. Klein was previously an agent at ICM and manager at The Brillstein Company.



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