Curtis Brown

acting agency
  • Located in Haymarket, SW1Y 4SP
  • Spotlight registered agency
  • Founded 1899 by Albert Curtis Brown as a literary agency
  • The management buyout of 2002 led to the agency diversifying with an acting department and also significantly enhancing its presenters and theatre, film and television, literary and below the line departments
  • In 2016 Origin Talent bought Curtis Brown before investing in C&W (formerly Conville & Walsh), Cuba Pictures, Fane Productions, Ed Victor Ltd, Curtis Brown Creative, Open Book Productions, and Tavistock Wood
  • 160 people now work in the central London offices of Curtis Brown, with Sarah Spear as CEO
  • The roster is full of household names and leading actors for film and TV
  • Busy Twitter feed @CurtisBrown
  • Send applications ONLY to the email stated on the Actors: Becoming A Client page
  • Mark your email for the attention of ‘all agents’ or name one – and only send it ONCE
  • Include your photo, CV, short covering email and link/s to a showreel (or example of your work)
  • An elite agency, so your application is most likely to succeed when you’ve won industry awards or are stopped in the street by fans