President - Lapides / Lear Entertainment

Andrew Lear

Gender

Male

Birthday

Thu, 10/03/1974 (All day)

About Me

Andrew Lear, born and raised in Philadelphia, attended the University of Arizona where he graduated in 1997 with a degree in Theater Arts. Upon graduation, Lear moved to Los Angeles, where he began his career as an assistant to CEO Irv Schechter at the Talent and Literary Agency, Irv Schechter Company. In 1999 Lear joined Spring Creek Productions (Paula Weinstein) as a TV Coordinator where he worked in the development of television long form and series including IRON JAWED ANGELS for HBO and THE SALEM WITCH TRIALS for CBS.

With his passion for artist representation, Lear joined the Lapides Entertainment Organization in 2001 as a Talent Manager. In 2003, he was promoted to Vice President Comedy and Development, and in 2009 was promoted to Partner of Lapides/Lear Entertainment and currently serves as President of the company's management division. Lear's duties include talent management in all media including television, books, radio, internet, personal appearances, endorsements, infomercials/direct marketing, live theater, comic books/graphic novels, video games and series packaging & development for non-scripted cable, network, and syndication television.

Current City

Sherman Oaks, California

Hometown

Bensalem, Pennsylvania

Occupation

Talent Manager

Targets

To successfully run or co-run my own Management / Production company that encompasses Non-Fiction Programming, Scripted TV / Film Production & Talent and Brand Management

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