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Chris Huvane Death: Hollywood Talent Manager Commits Suicide

Margot Robbie, Julianne Moore, and the late Chadwick Boseman were all represented by Chris Huvane, a renowned talent agent who took his own life at the age of 47 following a long struggle with depression. Tributes have been paid to the “beloved man in Hollywood”

It has been revealed that Chris Huvane, a Management 360 partner who worked with the likes of Margot Robbie, Margaret Qualley, and the late Chadwick Boseman, has passed away. He was 47 years old at the time. According to a knowledgeable source, Huvane committed suicide. The cause of his death was not stated.

THR has made contact with the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-office Coroner’s for additional information. “Chris was just ‘the best of the best,’ and we are devastated beyond words this morning. One of our company’s most steadfast employees, loved by everyone who had the pleasure of working with him,” Management 360 stated in a statement. I can’t imagine the pain that his loved ones must be feeling right now. Having known Chris, we are all better by it, and we pledge to live up to his memory every day. His clients included Julianne Moore, Jensen Ackles, Tom Hopper, Chris Messina, Zach Braff, and Henry Winkler, a well-known personality in the entertainment business.

In an interview with TMZ, Huvane discussed his battle with depression. As a young man, Huvane began working at HBH Public Relations, where his older brother Stephen was an associate. It wasn’t that I felt terrific about it; it was more like that I felt decent about it. Huvane mentioned in a 2020 podcast about his experience in PR that he wanted to discover something he excelled at.

Before making the switch to talent management and joining Management 360 in 2010, he worked for eight years at GQ magazine, rising to the position of senior West Coast editor. Management 360 was the first company he approached with his interest in joining, despite the fact that he claimed to have handled numerous requests from talent management firms while at GQ.) In 2015, he was elevated to the rank of partner.

In the same way that Huvane was dedicated to his clients’ success, he was equally invested in his personal life. For him, the things he loved most in the world were boxing and motorcycles. In an article for Leo Edit published in October 2020, he talked about his passion for motorbikes and revealed that his first purchase was a 2008 Triumph Bonneville. [*] It was only fitting that he referred to the Triumph as “my first stop” because of his reverence for Steven McQueen and the film “The Great Escape,” which featured him on a Triumph Scrambler.

He was well-known in Hollywood, but Huvane was a “man’s guy,” someone who treated his friends like family and was equally at home on a dive bar red carpet as he was in Hollywood. In addition, he was a devoted friend who cared about long-term relationships and was known to turn up for those in need, even if he didn’t know them. Huvane built developed a number of companies outside of Hollywood, including The Dime, a Fairfax Avenue watering hole that has become an unofficial late night gathering area for Hollywood insiders and music enthusiasts throughout the years.

He also created a new Stout Burgers and Beer franchise in Palm Springs’ popular downtown square, which he co-owns. On Facebook in July of that year, Huvane wrote about his despair. Huvane’s posts and updates on his life and projects were often published, but this was the first time he had shared something so intimate. “I remember this day well,” he said with a photo of him participating with Habitat for Humanity as part of an expedition with his employer, Management 360. A debilitating depression that had been plaguing me for months had reached its fourth week.

Although I had numerous reasons to live, I was having a difficult time motivating myself to do so. An poorly wired brain led to my first panic episode in forty-four years. His breakdown was mentioned and he talked about how he had to withdraw from social situations because of his mental health issues. Giving back, on the other hand, gave him a much-needed boost. The key was to find a little inspiration. Seeing the snapshot brought back memories of a moment in my life when I was going through a rough patch. There is hope and it will get better, as today’s lesson shows.

In order to succeed, you’ll need the help of many others. Develop a sense of faith. I’m sure you all know who you are.” Huvane was described as a “lionhearted man” by a former client, Halt and Catch Fire co-creator and showrunner Christopher Cantwell, who said Huvane was “fearless in his job and in his life.” At a time when many in the field aren’t, Cantwell noted, “He was honest and transparent about his challenges and put himself on display. “He was also extremely nice.” Ex-client Winkler described Huvane’s death as “heartbreaking” and praised the care he received from “Chris, who was so thoughtful and competent and a loving carer.

He will be sorely missed.” Finally, he has achieved his goal of becoming “Free.” Huvane was “greatly appreciated and honored by myself and my family,” according to actor Theo Rossi, a client of Management 360.

Producer Andy Horwitz, who worked on American Hustle and Suicide Squad, named Huvane “the best in Hollywood… “There was no one else like him,” I can say with certainty. Slate PR, a PR agency founded by Huvane’s brother, Stephen Huvane, paid tribute to him late Monday. “The death of Chris Huvane, our brother and friend, has devastated us here at Slate PR. Gwyneth Paltrow, Amy Brenneman, and many others have responded on the post, which reads, “The kindest and gentlest man any of us had the good fortune to know and love.” Colleagues and family members include his wife, Cole Huvane; siblings Stephen Huvane, Slate PR partner Stephen Huvane; CAA Managing Partner Kevin; Denise Whalen; Michael and Robert; his nephew Declan; and Ruth Ann Huvane; his father Martin.

Regarding negotiating contracts and establishing relationships with clients, Huvane remarked in the 2020 podcast, “I think the most essential thing for me was I always had an opinion.” There’s no one on the planet I’m frightened to voice my viewpoint with, and so I was never hesitant to do so.” From there, it was all downhill.” Huvane got a tattoo of actor Chadwick Boseman on his forearm after the death of his client Boseman from colon cancer in 2020. Huvane wrote on Instagram and Facebook at the time, “Now you’re permanently near my heart, CB.

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