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Longtime Hollywood agent Ed Limato dies at 73

July 4, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Ed Limato, a Hollywood agent known for representing actors like Marlon Brando, Denzel Washington and Richard Gere, has died. He was 73.

Limato died Saturday of lung disease at his Beverly Hills home, according to Sarah Ceglarski of the William Morris Endeavor Entertainment agency.

Most of Limato's 44-year career was spent at William Morris and International Creative Management. His client roster boasted of A-listers that included Kevin Costner, Billy Crystal, Mel Gibson and Sharon Stone.

He is survived by his 99-year-old mother, Angelina; a brother, Paul; and a sister, Angela.

AP contributed to this report.