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Bruce Tufeld

  • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
  • Birthday: July 28
Date of passing: 
January 15, 2019

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Bruce Tufeld was an American talent agent and manager.

He began his career as an assistant under International Creative Management agent Sue Mengers during the time she represented artists such as Candice Bergen, Cher, Brian De Palma, Faye Dunaway, Ali MacGraw, Steve McQueen, Burt Reynolds, and Barbra Streisand.

Tufeld was promoted to agent in 1978, and helped guide the early careers of Laura Dern, Ralph Macchio, Rob Lowe, and Kelsey Grammer, among others. He later worked at Writers & Artists Agency (1984-1989), then the Artists Agency (1989-2009). After that, he formed Tufeld Entertainment Group and became a personal manager.

Bruce Tufeld was an American talent agent and manager.

He began his career as an assistant under International Creative Management agent Sue Mengers during the time she represented artists such as Candice Bergen, Cher, Brian De Palma, Faye Dunaway, Ali MacGraw, Steve McQueen, Burt Reynolds, and Barbra Streisand.

Tufeld was promoted to agent in 1978, and helped guide the early careers of Laura Dern, Ralph Macchio, Rob Lowe, and Kelsey Grammer, among others. He later worked at Writers & Artists Agency (1984-1989), then the Artists Agency (1989-2009). After that, he formed Tufeld Entertainment Group and became a personal manager.

He was a longtime member of the Television Academy.

Tufeld died January 15, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. He was 66.

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