Few people appear as alive in death as in life, but “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin, who passed away in 2006 but will receive his star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame April 26, remains such a vivid part of the legacy that has been carried on by his family that it is sometimes difficult to comprehend why those who knew him are speaking in past tense.His omnipresence may be due to his image still appearing on all material associated with Australia...
Steven Lafferty heads up Creative Artist Agency’s television department while personally representing clients that include Bill Maher and David Letterman. His department also represents creators, producers, and actors from hit shows like “Empire,” “The Walking Dead,” “Orange is the New Black,” “Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “The Good Wife,” “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” “American Idol,” “CSI,” “House of Cards,” “Black-ish,” “New Girl,” “Veep,” and “American Horror Story.”
Television has always come naturally to Lafferty whose father, Perry Lafferty, was a network executive and television producer responsible for bringing classics like “All in the Family,” “M*A*S*H,” and “The Mary Tyler Moor Show” to small screens nationwide.
Before joining CAA in 1990, Lafferty worked at literary and talent agency Triad where he was Executive Vice President. He also worked at Viacom for seven years, where he served as Vice President of Business Affairs at Showtime Entertainment in addition to other management positions at Viacom-owned companies including The Movie Channel, and Viacom Productions. Lafferty graduated from Whittier Law School in 1978. While attending law school, Lafferty worked full time at MTM Enterprises as a business affairs executive. He spent his undergrad at University of California, Santa Barbara where he graduated with a degree in psychology and philosophy in 1975.