Judy Scott-Fox; Literary Agent for William Morris Agency
Judy Scott-Fox, 56, veteran literary agent for the William Morris Agency. Born in Devon, England, she studied literature and began her career working for the English satirical magazine Private Eye. Later she managed the office for the Peter Cook and Dudley Moore revue in New York called “Beyond the Fringe.” In 1965, Ms. Scott-Fox opened the U.S. office of the London-based Gregson & Wigan Agency. Four years later, she returned to London, where she soon switched to the William Morris office and became its joint managing director. From 1973 to 1990, Ms. Scott-Fox worked in the agency’s Beverly Hills motion picture literary department, taking a year off to serve as president of Ray Stark Productions. Among her clients were Stephen Frears, Alan Pakula, Alan Bates, Norman Jewison and Christopher Hampton. On Aug. 18 in Devon of cancer.