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January 16, 1994 | CLAUDIA ELLER, Claudia Eller is The Times' movie editor
Lying on the floor of his posh, newly remodeled Fifth Avenue apartment overlooking Central Park while getting a shiatsu massage, Hollywood mega-manager Sandy Gallin tells a reporter on the phone that he is finally ready to step out of the background and talk about the crisis plaguing his superstar client Michael Jackson. "Let me read you something," says Gallin, 53, who also represents such other pop icons as Dolly Parton and Neil Diamond. Reading an emotionally charged statement he has prepared for The Times in defense of Jackson--who five months ago was accused of molesting a 13-year-old boy and now faces a civil lawsuit set to go to trial March 21--Gallin finally breaks his carefully cultivated low profile, saying, "I can no longer remain a silent witness.
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January 19, 2012 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Entertainment industry executive Roger Birnbaum and his wife, Pamela, have put their Beverly Hills home up for sale at $15.75 million. Completed five years ago, the nearly 7,200-square-foot contemporary farmhouse was a project of former talent manager and high-end remodeler Sandy Gallin. The Birnbaums bought the house from him in 2007 for $16.5 million. The four-bedroom, five-bathroom house sits behind gates on close to a half acre with a swimming pool and gardens. The two-story living room has sliding-glass doors that open to a veranda.
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ENTERTAINMENT
January 30, 1994
Regarding "Managing in Turbulent Times," Claudia Eller's profile of entertainment manager Sandy Gallin (Jan. 16): According to Gallin, we, the society, are suffering from sexual phobias and client Michael Jackson's relationship with children is the norm. Thank you, Sandy, for clearing up that misconception. This, from the man who brought us Milli Vanilli. This man doesn't keep a low profile to maintain his dignity--it's called don't bite the gloved hand that feeds! I don't believe him any further than he can throw a desk at a secretary.
HOME & GARDEN
March 8, 2011 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Update: Talent manager turned home remodeler Sandy Gallin has sold his latest residential project in Bel-Air for $23 million. The late-'30s Paul Williams-designed home belonged to "Father Knows Best" actress Jane Wyatt until her death. Gallin bought the house in 2007 for $7 million and remodeled and expanded it into a seven-bedroom, 12-bathroom home that blends Williams' traditional style with the contemporary architecture of Scott Mitchell. Among the signature Williams design elements is a two-story circular entryway with a sweeping staircase.
BUSINESS
June 4, 1998 | JAMES BATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn on Wednesday hired longtime Hollywood talent manager and producer Sandy Gallin to head his Mirage Entertainment & Sports Inc. Gallin, whose career as a manager has included guiding the careers of such stars as Dolly Parton, Neil Diamond, Cher, Michael Jackson, Barbra Streisand and Mariah Carey, will set entertainment policies for Mirage Resorts, whose Las Vegas casino and hotel properties include the Mirage, Treasure Island and the Golden Nugget.
HOME & GARDEN
March 8, 2011 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Update: Talent manager turned home remodeler Sandy Gallin has sold his latest residential project in Bel-Air for $23 million. The late-'30s Paul Williams-designed home belonged to "Father Knows Best" actress Jane Wyatt until her death. Gallin bought the house in 2007 for $7 million and remodeled and expanded it into a seven-bedroom, 12-bathroom home that blends Williams' traditional style with the contemporary architecture of Scott Mitchell. Among the signature Williams design elements is a two-story circular entryway with a sweeping staircase.
REAL ESTATE
December 19, 2004 | Ruth Ryon, Times Staff Writer
Sandy Gallin is a producer of Broadway shows and TV series such as "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," but he is almost as well known for his ventures in real estate, fixing up and reselling homes in the multimillion-dollar price range. Gallin normally refurbishes and sometimes expands a house. This is the first one he has built from the ground up. As a location, he chose Paradise Cove, a pricey stretch of Malibu beach and a haven for surfers.
BUSINESS
January 19, 2012 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Entertainment industry executive Roger Birnbaum and his wife, Pamela, have put their Beverly Hills home up for sale at $15.75 million. Completed five years ago, the nearly 7,200-square-foot contemporary farmhouse was a project of former talent manager and high-end remodeler Sandy Gallin. The Birnbaums bought the house from him in 2007 for $16.5 million. The four-bedroom, five-bathroom house sits behind gates on close to a half acre with a swimming pool and gardens. The two-story living room has sliding-glass doors that open to a veranda.
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February 16, 1992 | TERRY PRISTIN, Terry Pristin is a Times staff writer. and
Wearing feathers in her hair, spike heels and a strapless evening gown, Marianne Williamson, New Age guru of the hour, is seated on a hotel ballroom stage in Marina del Rey, shoulder to shoulder with unmarried soap opera actors and other eligible and glamorous singles. Amid much banter and giggling, they will be "auctioned off" by talk-show host Cyndy Garvey and producer-director Garry Marshall.
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October 26, 1987 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Dolly Parton's ratings-declining variety show has added a new member to its creative staff. Nick Vanoff ("The Perry Como Show," "The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour") joins executive producer Sandy Gallin and his longtime associate, producer Don Mischer, in an as-yet-untitled position. An ABC spokesman said that Mischer had wanted Vanoff on staff from the beginning but that Vanoff had prior commitments. The ABC variety show has dropped from fifth to 27th place in the ratings since its Sept. 27
REAL ESTATE
December 19, 2004 | Ruth Ryon, Times Staff Writer
Sandy Gallin is a producer of Broadway shows and TV series such as "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," but he is almost as well known for his ventures in real estate, fixing up and reselling homes in the multimillion-dollar price range. Gallin normally refurbishes and sometimes expands a house. This is the first one he has built from the ground up. As a location, he chose Paradise Cove, a pricey stretch of Malibu beach and a haven for surfers.
BUSINESS
June 4, 1998 | JAMES BATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn on Wednesday hired longtime Hollywood talent manager and producer Sandy Gallin to head his Mirage Entertainment & Sports Inc. Gallin, whose career as a manager has included guiding the careers of such stars as Dolly Parton, Neil Diamond, Cher, Michael Jackson, Barbra Streisand and Mariah Carey, will set entertainment policies for Mirage Resorts, whose Las Vegas casino and hotel properties include the Mirage, Treasure Island and the Golden Nugget.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 30, 1994
Regarding "Managing in Turbulent Times," Claudia Eller's profile of entertainment manager Sandy Gallin (Jan. 16): According to Gallin, we, the society, are suffering from sexual phobias and client Michael Jackson's relationship with children is the norm. Thank you, Sandy, for clearing up that misconception. This, from the man who brought us Milli Vanilli. This man doesn't keep a low profile to maintain his dignity--it's called don't bite the gloved hand that feeds! I don't believe him any further than he can throw a desk at a secretary.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 16, 1994 | CLAUDIA ELLER, Claudia Eller is The Times' movie editor
Lying on the floor of his posh, newly remodeled Fifth Avenue apartment overlooking Central Park while getting a shiatsu massage, Hollywood mega-manager Sandy Gallin tells a reporter on the phone that he is finally ready to step out of the background and talk about the crisis plaguing his superstar client Michael Jackson. "Let me read you something," says Gallin, 53, who also represents such other pop icons as Dolly Parton and Neil Diamond. Reading an emotionally charged statement he has prepared for The Times in defense of Jackson--who five months ago was accused of molesting a 13-year-old boy and now faces a civil lawsuit set to go to trial March 21--Gallin finally breaks his carefully cultivated low profile, saying, "I can no longer remain a silent witness.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 22, 1990 | BETH KLEID, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Make That Change: Michael Jackson announced the name of his new personal manager, Sandy Gallin of Gallin-Morey Associates, on Tuesday. Gallin manages other pop icons including Neil Diamond, Dolly Parton and the Pointer Sisters, as well as comedian Andrew Dice Clay. Jackson's announcement comes on the heels of his sudden break with longtime adviser John Branca in July. Branca, a pop music attorney, had guided Jackson's career for several years.
BUSINESS
September 28, 1999
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