George Shapiro Obituary – George was a television producer and talent manager from the United States. He was one of show business’s most successful managers, representing Jerry Seinfeld, Carl Reiner, and Ady Kaufman, as well as serving as a producer for the sitcom Seinfeld.
Shapiro went to work in the mailroom at the William Morris Agency in New York after graduating from NYU.
George Shapiro Obituary
Along with his partner and buddy, Howard West, George departed William Morris to become a personal manager and producer. They founded Shapiro/West Productions and executive produced Seinfeld, which won Emmys, Peabodys, and Golden Globes.
People from the comedy community gathered at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills on June 30, 2021, to honor Shapiro.
The Lifetime of Bliss Award was given to him by the David Lynch Foundation. He claimed to have been a Transcendental Meditation practitioner for 28 years.
George Shapiro died of natural causes on May 26 at his Beverly Hills residence. He was 91 years old when he died. Following his passing, a flood of condolence messages poured in to his family.