Personal Managers Hall Of Fame
Larry A. Thompson, acclaimed personal manager, Hollywood film producer, attorney, Broadway Producer, book packager, author, and motivational speaker, 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.
Thompson and his team of managers have guided the careers of over 200 Stars including, among others, William Shatner, Drew Barrymore, Cicely Tyson, Mariska Hargitay, Jason Bateman, Joan Rivers, Cindy Crawford, Scott Hamilton, David Hasselhoff, 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, Iman, 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.
Thompson has produced 20 movies for television, five theatrical motion pictures, two television series, 11 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).
Thompson has received the prestigious Heller Award for Lifetime Achievement in Talent Management and the Industry’s esteemed Vision Award. His productions have won two Accolade Awards, two Imagen Awards, The Epiphany Prize, The Wilbur Award, The Christopher Award, and have received Nominations for eight Emmys, six Imagen Awards, two 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."
Source: Larry A. Thompson Organization
Celebrating Illustrious Careers in Entertainment, Music, Sports and Talent Management.