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#4: Agents & Managers

MICHAEL COOPER began his career in the ICM mailroom in 1998. Soon after, he was promoted to the desk of Co-CEO Jim Wiatt. In August of 1999 he followed Jim over to WMA where Jim became the CEO. After two years of working under Jim, he was promoted to talent agent. He worked at WMA through the merger with Endeavor, which created WME, until February of 2010. He then left to become an agent with CAA where he currently represents Michael Fassbender, Josh Brolin, Charlie Hunnam, Henry Cavill, Kurt Russell, Chris Tucker, Michael Mann, James Badge Dale, Jim Sturgess, Chris Evans, John Cusack and Karl Urban.