Robert Bookman has been a senior motion picture literary and director's agent at Creative Artists Agency since 1986 and is a partner in the agency. Prior to that, he was executive vice-president, production at Columbia Pictures, vice-president in charge of production at ABC Motion Pictures, and an agent at ICM.
Mr. Bookman's current community activities include his serving as a member of the Board of Advisors and as the Chairman of the West Coast Council of Doctors Without Borders/USA, as Chairman Emeritus of The Fraternity of Friends of the Los Angeles Center for the Performing Arts, and as a member of the Yale Development Board. He is also President Emeritus of the French-American Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles and was a longtime member of the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Board of Directors of Los Angeles Opera.
Mr. Bookman graduated from the University of California's history honors program with "great distinction" in 1968. He received his JD degree from Yale Law School in 1972. He has two sons, Gary (19) and Brian (13), and lives in Los Angeles, California.