(Producer) has been involved in the creation of numerous successful motion
pictures during his long career as a top agent representing major artists. Prior
to Hollywood Homicide, he produced Carolina, a romantic comedy
starring Julia Stiles, Shirley MacLaine, Alessandro Nivola and Randy Quaid.
Born in Brooklyn and
raised in Florida, Pitt graduated from Kentucky Military Institute before moving
to southern California and studying at Cal State Northridge. He then served as a
military policeman in the U. S. Army reserves. Though originally on track to
become a professional baseball player, he opted for show business and started
out in the mailroom of the powerhouse Creative Management Associates (CMA). He
was then employed at International Famous Agency (IFA), which became
International Creative Management in 1975. During his long tenure at ICM, he
headed the motion picture talent department and the television literary and
talent operation. During his years as an agent, he represented such talents as
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Lee, Nick Nolte, Jessica Lange, Helen Hunt, Dudley
Moore, Howie Mandel, Rod Serling, Gale Anne Hurd, James Cameron, Gena Rowlands,
Nastassja Kinski, Christopher Plummer and the Los Angeles Philharmonic, among
In 1998, he established
The Pitt Group, a management organization and production company with an
ambitious slate of film projects. Continuing to represent new and established
film talent in front of and behind the camera, he also represents such notable
best-selling authors as Lorenzo Carcaterra (Sleepers, Gangsters),
Brad Meltzer (The Tenth Justice, First Counsel) and Adriana
Trigiani (Big Stone Gap, Big Cherry Holler).
His many community
activities include service on the Board of Directors of the Venice Family
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