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Legendary Hollywood Super Agent Sue Mengers Dies


Oct. 16 2011, Published 3:00 p.m. ET

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By Radar Staff

She was a legend in a town of legends and put the "super" into the term super-agent. Sue Mengers, who died Saturday at her Beverly Hills home, represented an extraordinary list of stars from the 1960s into the 1990s and was a power broker for women behind-the-scenes in Hollywood.

Cher, Farrah Fawcett, Nick Nolte, Steve McQueen, Ryan O'Neal, Michael Caine, Faye Dunaway, Joan Collins, Bob Fosse, Brian De Palma and Burt Reynolds were all her clients.

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So were Barbra Streisand, who served as her maid of honor when Mengers married in 1973 (she was widowed in 1996), and Ali MacGraw, who was one of a group of close friends with the pioneering agent in her final days.

Mengers was notoriously private about her age but it is believed she was 81.


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