Frank Konigsberg

Frank Konigsberg
Born (1933-03-10)March 10, 1933
Died November 12, 2016(2016-11-12) (aged 83)
Cause of death leukemia
Alma mater Yale University
Yale Law School
Occupation Lawyer, television producer, agent
Spouse(s) Susanne Konigsberg

Frank Konigsberg (March 10, 1933 – November 12, 2016) was an American lawyer, television producer and agent. He became the second largest shareholder of ICM Partners, and he subsequently served as the president of Telepictures. He was nominated for an Emmy nine times.

Early life

Frank Konigsberg was born on March 10, 1933.[1][2] He graduated from Yale University and Yale Law School.[1][2]


Konigsberg started his career as a lawyer for CBS.[1][2] He later worked for the International Famous Agency.[1][2] He was Bing Crosby's agent.[1] In 1975, he joined ICM Partners and became its second largest shareholder after Marvin Josephson.[2] Meanwhile, he also founded Konigsberg Co., merged it with Telepictures Productions in 1983 and subsequently served as the president of Telepictures until its merger with Lorimar in 1986.[2] With producer Larry Sanitsky, he co-founded Konigsberg Sanitsky, a television production company.[2]

Konisberg worked as a producer on Breaking Away, Rituals, The Tommyknockers, Gene Kelly: An American in Pasadena, Bing Crosby: His Life and Legend, Charles and Diana: Unhappily Ever After, Jesus, William & Kate, Ellis Island, Ben Hur and Titanic.[1] He received nine Emmy Award nominations for his work on The Guyana Tragedy, The Last Don, The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All and Children of the Dust.[1][3]

Personal life and death

Konigsberg had a wife, Susanne.[1] He died on November 12, 2016.[1][2]


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 "Frank Konigsberg, Veteran TV Producer and Agent, Dies at 83". The Hollywood Reporter. November 14, 2016. Retrieved November 20, 2016.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Andreeva, Nellie (November 14, 2016). "Frank Konigsberg Dies: Longtime Agent & TV Producer Was 83". Retrieved November 20, 2016.
  3. "Frank Konigsberg". Emmy Awards. Retrieved November 20, 2016.
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