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Who was George Shapiro ?

GEORGE SHAPIRO, manager and producer of the hit TV show Seinfeld, has died at the age of 91.

Shapiro worked closely with the late Howard West on the sitcom, which ran for nine seasons in the 1980s and ’90s.

Shapiro was 91 years old.

Shapiro and West met as children attending a public school in the Bronx.

The pair met Jerry Seinfeld at comedy clubs in Los Angeles, forming a relationship that would lead to the sitcom.

Together, Shapiro, West and Seinfeld would be among those who won the 1993 Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series.

Career

In addition to his work as a producer, Shapiro worked with West as a manager and helped guide the careers of various artists.

Carl Reiner, Andy Kaufman, Gabe Kaplan, Bill Persky and Sam Denoff, Austin and Irma Kalish, Sam Bobrick and Norman Barasch were among the duo’s clients.

Death

He died of natural causes in Beverly Hills, according to his publicist.

Shapiro grew up in the Bronx and became friends with West from a young age.

“Howie was alone in the schoolyard, sitting on a step near one of the school entrances. He invited him to join me and my friends to play basketball, stickball, curbball and touch football,” Shapiro recalled in an interview, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

“It was love at first sight, and we became best friends from that day. We were partners in buying comics, we bought our first car together.”

Shapiro spent his summers as a lifeguard at a resort in the Poconos, befriending artists and talent agents alike.

She would attend New York University and serve in the US Army before beginning her career in the packaging department of the William Morris agency.

He took West with him and the duo moved to Los Angeles.

In 1973, they founded Shapiro/West Associates and began producing movies and television shows and managing clients like Kaufman.

Shapiro is survived by Melody Shapiro, the mother of his three children, as well as those three children and five grandchildren.

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