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Bernie Brillstein
Birth: Apr. 26, 1931
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 2008
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Producer. Born Bernard Jules Brillstein in New york City, he began his career in the mailroom at the William Morris Agency and worked his way up to talent agent, eventually becoming a manager of television programming for the company. In 1969 he formed The Brillstein Company and produced shows such as "Saturday Night Live" and "The Muppet Show". He later became the manager for several SNL performers, including Gilda Radner and John Belushi, and was also the executive producer on films such as "The Blues Brothers" (1980), "Ghostbusters" (1984), and "Dangerous Liaisons" (1988). In 1991, he formed the Brillstein-Grey company with partner Brad Grey and they produced "The Larry Sanders Show" and "The Sopranos" for HBO. Brillstein retired in 1996 and sold his shares of the company to his partner. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2001. In his 1999 book "Where Did I Go Right?: You're No One in Hollywood Until Someone Wants You Dead," he joked that he would like his tombstone to read, "Bernie Brillstein: From 'Hee Haw' to 'Dangerous Liaisons.'" (bio by: Jennifer M.) 
 
Burial:
Hillside Memorial Park
Culver City
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Canaan section
 
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Record added: Aug 11, 2008
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Thak~you for the show. Rest in Heavenly peace.
- William Neill
 Added: Oct. 12, 2014

- Bunny
 Added: Aug. 9, 2014

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