Freddie Fields

Talent agent, Film producer

1923 – 2007

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Who was Freddie Fields?

Freddie Fields, born Fred Feldman, was an American theatrical agent and film producer who was instrumental in the careers of such stars as Jack Carter, Judy Garland, Woody Allen, Henry Fonda, Marilyn Monroe, Robert Redford, Peter Sellers, and Steve McQueen, and into the 1980s promoted the likes of Richard Gere and Mel Gibson.

He was the brother of band leader Shep Fields, and is survived by his wife, former Miss Universe 1964, Corinna Tsopei, and by three children by his former wife, actress Polly Bergen. He also was married to actress Edith Fellows, who died June 26, 2011. Kathy Fields is their child.

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, American Graffiti and Star Wars are just a few of the films he was involved with while at CMA, now known as International Creative Management.

Over the course of his long career, Fields served variously as a talent agent, agency head, producer, and studio boss. He was a partner in the First Artists production company, founded CMA, and later was involved in this agency's the merger into ICM.

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Born
Jul 12, 1923
Ferndale, New York
Also known as
  • Fred Feldman
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Died
Dec 11, 2007
Beverly Hills
Resting place
Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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