Partner and Co-Chairman, Creative Artists Agency
THE LATEST: A low-profile operator with a high-profile roster of clients, Lourd has been one of the driving forces at CAA for nearly 25 years. He represents A-list actors including Brad Pitt, Scarlett Johansson, Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Daniel Craig and Emma Thompson; filmmakers such as Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu and Oliver Stone; musician Lady Gaga; and fashion designer and director Tom Ford.
BACKGROUND: Lourd was born in Louisiana and graduated from USC. He helped build CAA into a talent powerhouse that represents artists in film, television, music, theater, games and digital media as well as professional athletes. The company also provides strategic marketing and consulting services to corporate clients.
WORTH NOTING: Lourd sits on the boards of InterActiveCorp., Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the American Film Institute and J/P Haitian Relief Organization.
YEARS ON THE LA500: 4
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