Biography: Hillard Elkins was born on October 18, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Brooklyn College, and started working in the mail room at the William Morris Agency. He eventually headed their theatrical department, and then formed his own company. He is survived by his wife, Sandi Love; his two children, Johnny and Daniel; and his granddaughter, Ellen.
Film/TV Credits: Film credits include: "Alice's Restaurant," "A New Leaf," "Oh! Calcutta," "A Doll's House," "Richard Pryor: Live in Concert," and "An Evening with Quentin Crisp." Television credits include: "Pippin: His Life and Times," "The Deadly Game," "American Playhouse," "Father & Son: Dangerous Relations," "Ray Alexander: A Taste for Justice," "A Father for Charlie," "Ray Alexander: A Menu for Murder," "Sex, Censorship and the Silver Screen," "Inside," "In His Father's Shoes," "Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool," and "For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots."
Other Awards: Won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Special for "In His Father's Shoes" in 1998.
Trivia: His clients included: Steve McQueen, James Coburn, Robert Culp, Mel Brooks, Charles Strouse and Lee Adams, and Sammy Davis Jr. among others.