John Ferriter Bio: He was an American television producer singer, songwriter and talent representative. Ferriter was also the Santa Barbara-based Stingrays.
John Ferriter Bio
|Birth Date||15 April 1960|
|Birth Place||Tacoma, Washington, United States|
|Death Date||25 July 2019|
|Profession||producer singer, songwriter|
|Albums||Earle Mankey Sessions, Vol. 7|
|Net Worth||Update Soon|
John Ferriter was born on 15 April 1960 and died on 25 July 2019. He has died at the age of 59. He was known for his lengthy stint at William Morris Agency.
He was also a singer-songwriter with The Stingrays and The Tearaways. The bands backed up groups such as R.E.M., Guns N’ Roses, and The Bangles.
The Tearaways were scheduled to play at Molly Malone’s in Los Angeles on Tuesday before embarking on a tour in the U.K.
He received a BA in History from the University of California Santa Barbara, where he was Student Body Vice President and the Program Director at KCSB-FM.
William Morris Agency
Ferriter worked at the William Morris Agency, the world’s longest-running entertainment talent agency, where he was promoted to Executive Vice President, Worldwide Head of Non-scripted Television, and a member of the company’s board of Directors after a successful career as a talent and packaging agent.
He was most known for representing top talent and packaging popular television shows, including non-scripted series like Project Runway, The Biggest Loser, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, On Air With Ryan Seacrest, The Donny & Marie Show, the late-night comedy talk show Chelsea Lately and numerous Garth Brooks specials.
Ferriter is also recognized for transforming notable radio personalities, like Ryan Seacrest, Carson Daly, Jimmy Kimmel, Adam Carolla, and Dr. Drew Pinsky into internationally known and celebrated television personalities.
Some of his early clients included supermodel Claudia Schiffer and the late musician Jerry Garcia.
John Ferriter was the manager of Piers Morgan.
John Ferriter Death and Cause
Ferriter died on 25 July 2019 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles of complications from pancreatitis. He has died at the age of 59.