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Sam Cohn

Born: 1929-05-11 - Died: 2009-05-06
Cause of Death:
Short Illness

Death Summary: Sam Cohn died from a short illness in Manhattan on May 6, 2009. He was 79.

Who was Sam Cohn : Cohn was a talent agent at International Creative Management, an agency he helped create.

He was described by Time magazine as "the first superagent of the modern age". Some of his A-List clientele was Paul Newman, Woody Allen Meryl Streep, LIza Minnelli, Whoopi Goldberg, Jackie Gleason, Robert Altman and E.L. Doctorow.

He began his career in the television industry with stints at Goodson-Todman and CBS, and was even the producer of The Price Is Right at one point.
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  1. Amy Davidson Says:

    my deepest sympathy

  2. Campbell Dalglish Says:

    I’m sad to hear this news, and wish his family all the best in the footsteps of a talent agent and a human being who made a difference.

  3. danasha Says:

    Dear,Family, I feel really sorry that you haved lost your loved one. Im just 14 and I remember when my great grandpa die. I don’t remember It clearly but I did remember mom crying in pain. She felt like their was no tomarrow and that this is just a dream.Then I learnd as I grew up an encouraging scripture that has help millions world wide including my mom and hopefully you as well.Its here in REVELATION 21:4″… AND DEATH WILL BE NO MORE…NOR PAIN BE ANY MORE”.Heres some more encouraging scriptures for you to read,PSALMS 37:9-11,29;JOHN 5:28,29. I hope this would help you all,take care. sincerely yours, Da’Nasha Powell

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  5. Akuntha Says:

    Hi Mike,Hope you are well? Just to work and back to reality with a bang! I just waentd to send a massive thank you to you and Danielle for everything you did during our wedding (especially remembering the rings!) and the amazing pictures which truly captured our day perfectly. To have pictures where each time you look at them take me back and spark another lovely memory of our day is truly a great gift Thanks Looking forward to compiling the album, Thanks againErin Ian O’Connor

  6. Akuntha Says:

    Mike please don’t forget my anal beads the next time you come over to give my grandmother a golden shower.

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