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  1. Fallen Broadway Impressario Garth Drabinsky Granted Day Parole

    12:54 pm 10/24/2012

    The Livent co-founder was convicted in 2009 on two counts of fraud for fleecing Los Angeles superagent Michael Ovitz after he acquired the Canadian-based live theater producer. Read more

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  2. An Oral History of Morton's: 'New Hollywood Needed to Be Cool and Eat Well'

    10:00 am 9/21/2012

    Five years after the fabled eatery closed, Michael Ovitz, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Sherry Lansing and just about every other power broker tell tales about the countless deals, dish and gossip (way yummier than anything you could order) born from those 19 tables.Read more

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  3. Power Shopping: Designer Kimberly Ovitz Talks Style, Fashion Favorites

    4:28 pm 9/19/2012

    The clothing designer (loved by Rihanna, Cameron Diaz and Chloe Sevigny, among others) shares her fashion advice and reveals her must-haves.Read more

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  4. Kimberly Ovitz Launches Eco-Friendly, Lower-Priced Clothing Line

    11:43 am 4/13/2012

    The young designer may be benefiting from the expertise of Jimmy Choo founder Tamara Mellon, who's currently dating her father, former Hollywood power player Mike Ovitz.Read more

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  5. Showbiz Law Firm Buys, Revamps Michael Ovitz Building

    5:05 pm 11/22/2011

    The Liner Grode Stein firm has acquired the 9800 Wilshire Blvd. property for about $13.5 million.Read more

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  6. The Secrets of Hollywood Agency Mailrooms

    11:17 am 11/3/2011

    UPDATED: With alumni ranging from David Geffen to Disney's Rich Ross, mailroom jobs at Los Angeles' most prestigious agencies provide aspiring moguls with a crash course in showbiz and the possibility of a future beyond cart pushing and coffee fetching.Read more

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  7. Leonard Nimoy Attends His Final 'Star Trek' Convention

    5:57 pm 10/4/2011

    The 80-year-old actor played Mr. Spock on the sci-fi television series and in several movies.Read more

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  8. Livent Co-Founder Garth Drabinsky Faces Jail After Losing Appeal Over Michael Ovitz Fraud Conviction

    9:40 am 9/13/2011

    The former Broadway impressario and long-time business partner Myron Gottlieb are headed to the pokey after an Ontario court rejects appeals against their 2009 fraud convictions for fleecing the former Hollywood super agent. Read more

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  9. TNT, Michael Ovitz Developing Tom Clancy's 'Homeland Security'

    2:10 pm 9/12/2011

    The former Walt Disney Co. topper is on board to executive produce the procedural. Read more

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  10. Toronto 2011: 'Barrymore' Producer Garth Drabinsky to Hear Tuesday Whether He's Off to Jail

    12:21 pm 9/11/2011

    The next chapter in the Livent co-founder's storied career: selling his Christopher Plummer-starring film stateside before possibly going to prison for fleecing former super-agent Michael Ovitz in 1998. Read more

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