October 17, 1991 |
Comedian Roseanne Arnold took action Wednesday to have her former talent agency's license revoked, alleging that the agents cheated her out of more than $20 million in profits from her hit ABC-TV series "Roseanne." In a petition filed with the state Department of Industrial Relations, which regulates talent agencies, Arnold accused agent Tracy Kramer and Los Angeles-based Triad Artists Inc. of secretly cutting a deal with the show's producers, Carsey-Werner Co.
October 19, 1992 |
Tremors rocked the entertainment industry over the weekend as one Hollywood talent agency was sold, another prepared to go out of business and a third announced a management buyout. The William Morris Agency purchased Triad Artists, whose clients include actor Bruce Willis and country music star Vince Gill, for an undisclosed sum. At the same time, several top executives have left InterTalent in anticipation of the company's demise.
May 12, 1987
Steven Lafferty has been named executive vice president-business affairs and administration at Triad Artists Inc., Los Angeles.
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March 6, 1990
David Rappaport, the diminutive British actor last seen in a Thanksgiving episode of "L.A. Law," was in stable condition Monday after suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning in what police said appeared to be a suicide attempt. The 3-foot, 11-inch Rappaport, 38, was unconscious and not breathing when he was found by Los Angeles police Sunday evening, lying in an idling white Volkswagen in Hollywood, not far from his home, police said.