LARRY A.THOMPSON TO BE INDUCTED INTO
PERSONAL MANAGERS HALL OF FAME
NCOPM Induction Ceremony
Thursday, May 12, 2016, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Morongo Casino Resort & Spa
Greater Palm Springs, California
LOS ANGELES, February 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Larry A. Thompson, acclaimed Hollywood talent manager, film and Broadway producer, attorney, book packager, author, and motivational speaker will be inducted into the Personal Managers Hall of Fame announced Clinton Ford Billups Jr., President of the National Conference of Personal Managers (NCOPM), which recognizes outstanding careers in personal management and awards the highest recognition bestowed upon a personal manager.
Members of the Personal Managers Hall of Fame include: Bernie Brillstein, Shep Gordon, Charles Joffee, Ken Kragen, Jack Rollins, and Milt Suchin among other legendary managers. Joining Thompson in the Induction Ceremony will be fellow 2016 inductees: Rushion McDonald, Doc McGhee, Edie Robb, Jerry Solomon, and Jeff Wald. New posthumous inductees include: George “Bullets” Durgom, Brian Epstein, Albert Grossman, William “Bill” Loeb, Patricia “Pat” McQueeney, and Jack Segal.
Thompson is founder and President of the Larry A. Thompson Organization, a next-generation, Los Angeles based Talent Management, Motion Picture, Television, Broadway, and New Media Production Studio. www.LarryThompsonOrg.com
He and his team of managers have guided the careers of over 200 Stars including, among others: William Shatner, Drew Barrymore, Cicely Tyson, Joan Rivers, Iman, Mariska Hargitay, Jason Bateman, Scott Hamilton, David Hasselhoff, Cindy Crawford, Shannen Doherty, Linda Evans, Barry White, Tatum O'Neal, Donna Mills, Melissa Rivers, Linda Blair, Bruce Boxleitner, Justine Bateman, Alan Thicke, Donna Dixon, William Devane, Richard Pryor, Tori Spelling, Robert Blake, Merle Haggard, Steve Guttenberg, Sally Kellerman, Delta Burke, Jim Nabors, and Sonny & Cher. Thompson currently manages, among others, the career of William Shatner, whom he has represented for the past 36 years.
As a filmmaker, Thompson has produced 20 Movies for Television, 5 Theatrical Motion Pictures, 2 Television Series, 12 Television Specials, and various Series Pilots. His movies made for television include: the high-profile Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton biopic, Liz & Dick, starring Lindsay Lohan and Grant Bowler; the highly acclaimed Lifetime Movie, Amish Grace; the ABC World Premiere And The Beat Goes On: The Sonny and Cher Story; CBS’s Lucy and Desi: Before The Laughter; and CBS's The Woman He Loved (The historical Royal romance of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor). Visit Larry Thompson's IMDb page
Thompson has received the Talent Managers Association (TMA) prestigious Heller Award for Lifetime Achievement in Talent Management as well as the Entertainment Industry’s esteemed Vision Award. He was voted “Showman of the Year” in 1999 by the U.S. Television Fan Association. His productions have won 2 Accolade Awards, 2 Imagen Awards, The Epiphany Prize, The Wilbur Award, The Christopher Award, and have received Nominations for 8 Emmys, 6 Imagen Awards, 2 Prism Awards, the Humanitas Prize, and a Golden Globe. He serves on the Advisory Boards of The Delta Blues Museum, Paulist Productions, and Good News Communications (Movieguide Awards®). He is perennially listed in Who’s Who In America and Who’s Who In The World. Thompson, his wife, Kelly, their daughter, Taylor, and son, Trevor, live in Beverly Hills, California.
Personal Quote: "You can't get hit by lightning if you're not standing out in the rain."
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Contact: Clinton Ford Billups, Jr. (NCOPM) 702-837-1170 or firstname.lastname@example.org
LARRY A. THOMPSON