Executive Committee

February 20, 2018

Richard Weitz

Chair's Appointee
Chair's Appointee

Richard Weitz is a partner at William Morris Endeavor (WME) and co-head of its scripted television department. His clients include creators and showrunners such as Tina Fey (30 Rock, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy) Ricky Gervais (The Office), Robert Carlock (30 Rock, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and Steve Molaro (Big Bang Theory). He also represents directors such as Jake Kasdan (New Girl), David Nutter (The Flash, Arrow), Shawn Levy (Stranger Things) and comedy director Andy Ackerman (Seinfeld). Richard additionally works with actors LL Cool J, Rob Lowe, Priyanka Chopra and Ellie Kemper.

After joining Endeavor in 1997, Weitz was promoted to partner in April 2002 and served as the head of the agency's television packaging department. He began his entertainment industry career in 1991 in the mailroom of InterTalent Agency, eventually moving to International Creative Management. He was promoted to agent at ICM — where he worked with future Endeavor partners Rick Rosen and Ariel Emanuel — and served in that capacity for three years before joining Endeavor.