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Eleanor Kilgallen dies at 95; talent agent had legendary clients
Eleanor Kilgallen dies at 95; talent agent had legendary clients

Eleanor Kilgallen, a New York-based talent agent who helped launch or advance the careers of Hollywood stars from Warren Beatty to Kim Cattrall, has died. She was 95. A resident of Paramus, N.J., in recent years, Kilgallen died Saturday at the Christian Health Care Center in Wyckoff, N.J., her family announced. Kilgallen, younger sister of show business columnist and “What’s My Line?” panelist Dorothy Kilgallen, began her career as a casting director at NBC Radio in the 1940s. While at CBS Radio, she befriended her assistant, Monique James. The women left to form their own company, Casting Consultants, where their clients included Grace Kelly and Leslie Nielsen. MCA...

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