Former Hollywood Super-Agent Mengers Dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sue Mengers, a former Hollywood super-agent whose clients included Barbra Streisand, Cher, Michael Caine and Joan Collins, has died. Mengers claimed to be 78, though some sources listed her age as 81.
Mengers died Saturday at her Beverly Hills home in the company of friends that included actress Ali MacGraw, Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter reported in an item on the magazine’s Web site Sunday. Carter, who had known Mengers for almost 20 years, wrote that her death followed a series of small strokes.
After clerical jobs with MCA and William Morris talent agencies, Mengers became an agent in 1967 for Creative Management Agency, which later became International Creative Management. She left in 1986 and returned briefly to William Morris two years later before permanently retiring.
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