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George Shapiro is an American talent manager and multiple Emmy and Golden Globe winning television producer. He represented Andy Kaufman and is among the most successful managers in show business. He currently represents Jerry Seinfeld. He is Carl Reiner's nephew.Shapiro graduated from New York University. He then went to work in the mail room at the William Morris Agency in New York. He advanced within the company and soon became an agent. One of his first assignments was to accompany Elvis Presley during his appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show. Eventually, he began packaging hit programs such as The Steve Allen Show, That Girl starring Marlo Thomas, and Gomer Pyle starring Jim Nabors. He also packaged a number of specials for Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore and Carol Channing.Shapiro later left William Morris to become a personal manager and producer along with his partner and friend, Howard West They formed Shapiro/West Productions and executive produced the Emmy, Peabody, and Golden Globe award winning series, Seinfeld. Shapiro was Andy Kaufman's personal manager for many years, executive producing the performer's special for Showtime entitled, Andy Kaufman at Carnegie Hall and one for ABC, The Andy Kaufman Show. He also was executive producer with Howard West on the Universal feature film Man on the Moon starring Jim Carrey in the role of Andy Kaufman and had a cameo in the movie as Mr. Besserman.He was portrayed in the Kaufman biopic, Man on the Moon by Danny DeVito. He also played a prominent role in the documentary Comedian.On June 30, 2012 The comedy world gathered at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills to honor George Shapiro. The David Lynch Foundation was thrilled to present him with the first Lifetime of Bliss Award. He says he’d been practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique (TM) for 28 years. Wikipedia

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Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Bronx Boys Still Playing at 80 2013 Documentary executive producer
Colin Quinn: Long Story Short 2011 TV Movie broadway producer
The Marriage Ref 2010-2011 TV Series executive producer - 22 episodes
The Adventures of Captain Cross Dresser 2008 TV Movie executive producer
The Seinfeld Story 2004 TV Movie documentary executive producer
The Bronx Boys 2003 Documentary executive producer
Man on the Moon 1999 executive producer
Seinfeld 1990-1998 TV Series executive producer - 172 episodes
A Comedy Salute to Andy Kaufman 1995 TV Movie documentary executive producer
Sibling Rivalry 1990 executive producer
The Seinfeld Chronicles - Pilot 1989 TV Movie executive producer
Bert Rigby, You're a Fool 1989 producer
Elayne Boosler: Broadway Baby 1987 TV Movie executive producer
Summer School 1987 producer
Summer Rental 1985 producer
Hearts and Diamonds 1984 executive producer
Young Hearts 1984 TV Movie executive producer
Lewis & Clark 1981 TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
In God We Tru$t 1980 producer
Andy Kaufman Plays Carnegie Hall 1980 Video documentary executive producer
Andy's Funhouse 1979 TV Movie producer
The Last Remake of Beau Geste 1977 executive producer

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Man on the Moon 1999 Mr. Besserman
Andy's Funhouse 1979 TV Movie Diner

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Biography 1999 TV Series documentary footage courtesy of - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Masters 2012 TV Series documentary special thanks - 1 episode
The 8th Annual TV Land Awards 2010 TV Special special thanks
Bee Movie 2007 special thanks
The Spirit of '76 1990 special thanks
The Andy Kaufman Show 1983 TV Movie special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kaufmania! 2016 Documentary filming Himself
Funny: The Documentary 2013 Documentary post-production Himself
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America 2009 TV Series documentary Himself - Manager of Carl Reiner / Himself - Manager of Andy Kaufman
The Last Lap 2007 Video documentary short Himself
Jerry Seinfeld, Submarine Captain 2007 Video documentary short Himself
Queen of the Castle: The Elaine Benes Story 2006 Video documentary short Himself
Running with the Egg: Making a 'Seinfeld' 2005 Video documentary short Himself
Seinfeld: Jason + Larry = George 2005 Video documentary short Himself
The Breakthrough Season 2005 Video documentary short Himself
How It Began 2004 Video documentary Himself
When Stand-Up Comics Ruled the World 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Bronx Boys 2003 Documentary Himself
Comedian 2002 Documentary Himself
Biography 1999-2000 TV Series documentary Himself
The 45th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1993 TV Special Himself - Co-Winner: Outstanding Comedy Series

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1993 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Comedy Series Seinfeld (1989) · Larry David, Andrew Scheinman, Howard West, Larry Charles, Tom Cherones, Jerry Seinfeld, Joan Van Horn, Tim Kaiser

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1998 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Comedy Series Seinfeld (1989) · Jerry Seinfeld, Howard West, Alec Berg, Jeff Schaffer, Gregg Kavet, Andy Robin, Suzy Mamann-Greenberg, Tim Kaiser, Andy Ackerman, Spike Feresten, David Mandel, Nancy Sprow, Jennifer Crittenden, Steve Koren
1997 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Comedy Series Seinfeld (1989) · Jerry Seinfeld, Howard West, Peter Mehlman, Jeff Schaffer, Alec Berg, Andy Robin, Gregg Kavet, Suzy Mamann-Greenberg, Tim Kaiser, Andy Ackerman, David Mandel, Spike Feresten, Tom Gammill, Max Pross, Nancy Sprow
1996 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Comedy Series Seinfeld (1989) · Larry David, Howard West, Tom Gammill, Max Pross, Peter Mehlman, Jerry Seinfeld, Marjorie Gross, Suzy Mamann-Greenberg, Tim Kaiser, Carol Leifer, Nancy Sprow
1995 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Comedy Series Seinfeld (1989) · Larry David, Howard West, Tom Gammill, Max Pross, Jerry Seinfeld, Peter Mehlman, Suzy Mamann-Greenberg, Tim Kaiser
1995 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special A Comedy Salute to Andy Kaufman (1995) · Howard West, Bob Zmuda, John Davies, Michael Petok
1994 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Comedy Series Seinfeld (1989) · Larry David, Howard West, Larry Charles, Tom Cherones, Jerry Seinfeld, Tom Gammill, Max Pross, Joan Van Horn, Peter Mehlman, Tim Kaiser, Suzy Mamann-Greenberg
1992 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Comedy Series Seinfeld (1989) · Andrew Scheinman, Larry David, Howard West, Tom Cherones, Jerry Seinfeld, Larry Charles, Joan Van Horn, Elaine Pope
1989 ACE CableACE Awards Comedy Special Elayne Boosler: Broadway Baby (1987) · Howard West, Steve Gerbson


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#Fact
1 Is portrayed by Danny DeVito in Man on the Moon (1999)
2 Former manager of Andy Kaufman
3 George Shapiro's uncle is Carl Reiner, his aunt is Estelle Reiner, and his cousins are Rob and Lucas Reiner.


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