Bryan Lourd

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Bryan Lourd
Born Bryan William Lourd
(1960-11-05) November 5, 1960 (age 54)
New Iberia, Louisiana
Alma mater University of Southern California (1982)
Occupation Talent agent, business executive
Organization Creative Artists Agency
Board member of
Partner(s) Carrie Fisher (separated)
Children 1

Bryan William Lourd (born November 5, 1960) is a talent agent. He has served as Partner, Managing Director and Co-Chairman of Creative Artists Agency (CAA) since October 1995.


Lourd oversaw construction of CAA's 240,000-square-foot (22,000 m2) former headquarters in Century City, California, costing around US$35 million. Lourd serves as a director of InterActiveCorp, an online media company headed by Barry Diller.


Lourd's clients include George Clooney, Robert De Niro, Brad Pitt, Robert Downey, Jr., Drew Barrymore, Jimmy Fallon, Matthew McConaughey, Sean Penn, Madonna, Naomi Watts, Natalie Portman, Robin Williams, Arnold Schwarzenegger, David Duchovny, Helen Hunt, Oprah Winfrey, Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Taraji P. Henson, and Peter Jöback.

Personal life[edit]

Lourd was born in New Iberia, Louisiana.[citation needed] He attended New Iberia Senior High School, where he played the lead in several high school musicals. He earned a degree from the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism in 1982.

Lourd and actress/writer Carrie Fisher have one child, Billie. The couple split up when Lourd came out as bisexual.[1][2]

His brother, Blaine Lourd, is an investment advisor.[3]


  1. ^ Fisher, Carrie. Wishful Drinking. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2009.
  2. ^ "Princess Carrie Settles Scores". New York Post. October 20, 2008. Retrieved 2011-06-23. 
  3. ^ "The Evolution of an Investor". New York Post. November 19, 2007. Retrieved 2011-08-26. 

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