Sam Cohn

Talent agent, Military Person

1929 – 2009

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Who was Sam Cohn?

Samuel Charles "Sam" Cohn was a talent agent at International Creative Management, a firm he helped create, in the borough of Manhattan in New York City.

Cohn has been described as one of the most powerful agents in the 1970s and 1980s, and had an extensive client list that included top stars in theater and film. Some of his most well-known clients included Paul Newman, Woody Allen, Meryl Streep, Sigourney Weaver, Liza Minnelli, Whoopi Goldberg, Dianne Wiest, Jackie Gleason, Dame Maggie Smith, Robert Altman, and E.L. Doctorow. Time magazine called Cohn "the first superagent of the modern age".

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Born
May 11, 1929
Altoona
Also known as
  • Samuel Charles Cohn
  • Samuel Charles "Sam" Cohn
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • Princeton University
  • Yale Law School
Died
May 6, 2009
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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