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Michael Ovitz

Creative Artists Agency

1974 - 1995

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1970 b. 1946
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateUniversity of California at Los Angeles
Personal
Born-Died1946
BirthplaceIllinois (IL)
RaceWhite
FatherOwner, Small Business
Era - 1970

Ovitz founded and led one of the most successful talent agencies in Hollywood. By representing both scriptwriters and actors he was able to offer a unique service that often resulted in the packaging of the two talents. For the 20 years that he led the agency, he was considered one of the most powerful figures in the entertainment industry.