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James Sharkey

Theatrical Agent
5 January 1930 to 30 October 2017

A British theatrical agent who was one of the most influential men in his field, Sharkey began his career as an actor before joining Al Parker’s agency in 1961. He launched his own agency in 1983 and represented such talents as Christopher Lee, Vanessa Redgrave, Ian McKellen and Maggie Smith.

Read James Sharkey's Stage obituary here.