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About  Brian Medavoy

For nearly a quarter of a century, Brian Medavoy has been a leader in the entertainment business. He has represented rising stars in Hollywood like Ryan Reynolds, Jason Bateman, and Josh Brolin. His career started in the mail rooms of CAA and ICM, and in 1991 he partnered with Erwin More to create a new management company, eventually merging with two other managers to form Talent Entertainment Group. While there Brian Medavoy helped develop several film and television programs, including the Emmy-winning non-fiction program American High. He is currently self-employed, and manages celebrities like Amy Smart and WWE wrestler Mike "The Miz" Mizanin.

Mr. Medavoy comes from a family with a strong entertainment background. His father co-founded Orion Pictures, served as the chairman of TriStar Pictures, and is currently the chairman and CEO of Phoenix Pictures.

Before coming to the entertainment business, Brian Medavoy attended UCLA. He majored in history during his time there.

Work experience

Jan 1990Present

Talent Manager

Self employed


Jan 1986Jan 1988


Menlo School