In Conversation with
Legendary Hollywood Agent
BUDD BURTON MOSS
Sunday, November 6th at 6pm
$10 Members | $15 Public – Includes Book Signing
Meet legendary Hollywood talent agent, author, and
producer Budd Burton Moss for an in-depth discussion and multi-media
presentation on his extraordinary life, career and friends, including Sidney
Poitier, Rita Hayworth, Larry King and many more.
Having grown up in Hollywood where his father, Louis B.
Moss, was a Film Editor at Fox and his uncle, Sam Zimbalist,
produced Ben Hur, Quo Vadis, and Mogambo at MGM, Budd
Burton Moss’ life had an extraordinary beginning. Starting out with acting
ambitions and then transitioning to a talent agent, Moss found himself in the
company of countless Golden Age stars such as Clark Gable, Bette Davis, Tyrone Power, Spencer Tracy, Katherine Hepburn, and Sidney
Poitier (who was Best Man at his wedding) to name a few. Through the years,
Moss represented the likes of Mia Farrow, Bette Davis, Robert Vaughn, Tom
Bosley, Elizabeth Montgomery, John James (Dynasty) Cliff Robertson, and
most importantly, Rita Hayworth with whom he became close friends until
the end of her life. Budd will also discuss his marriage to actress, Ruth
Roman (Strangers on a Train) and his friend, Larry King, who
also wrote the forward to his recently new book, "Hollywood: Sometimes the
Reality Is Better Than The Dream" which will be available for purchase.
This conversation will be moderated by Raj Tawney.
Raj Tawney is Director of Publicity for Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, NY. He is also a freelance Multi-Media Journalist.
Productions include: Ticket To Write (Road Ahead), Connecticut First (CPTV), The Film Detective, MyLI TV (Fios1), and more. He occasionally presents Classic films at Cinema Arts Centre and other venues. He currently sits on Suffolk County Legislature’s Next Generation Advisory Council.