elisa_rolle (elisa_rolle) wrote,

Ronald Muchnick (1938 - January 4, 1994)

Ronald Muchnick was an Hollywood talent agent, personal manager and producer.

A native of Ann Arbor, Mich., and a child actor there, Muchnick was educated at the University of Michigan and Eastern Michigan University.

Head of his own management firm since 1980, Muchnick represented such celebrities as Richard Gere, Joseph Mascolo, Clifton Davis, Lesley Ann Warren and Marian Mercer.

Muchnick worked in New York during the 1960s and 1970s, where he was house manager of New York's Helen Hayes Theatre and later co-artistic director of the URGENT Theatre Company, which produced off-Broadway plays.

He died at 56 on January 4, 1994, in Los Angeles for AIDS complications.

Source: http://articles.latimes.com/1994-01-07/news/mn-9237_1_management-firm

Further Readings:

Still Acting Gay: Male Homosexuality in Modern Drama by John M. Clum
Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; Revised edition (June 17, 2000)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0312223846
ISBN-13: 978-0312223847
Amazon: Still Acting Gay: Male Homosexuality in Modern Drama

Still Acting Gay is a revision and expansion of Clum's celebrated book, Acting Gay. The book focuses on the relationship between American and British dramas written by and about gay men and the changing gay culture those plays reflect, from the carefully enforced closet to liberation politics to AIDS to the qualified security of the present. Still Acting Gay chronicles the transition of the gay man as subject for sensational melodrama to creator of many of the most powerful and celebrated plays of the late 20th century.

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