Lynn Stalmaster, Legendary Casting Director, Dies at 93
He was 93.Stalmaster died Friday morning in Los Angeles, Casting Society of America executive Laura Adler confirmed.Stalmaster was a pioneer as an independent casting director who worked on a freelance basis.
He was renowned for his skill in spotting new talent and matching actors to the perfect roles.
He was also a champion for elevating the status of casting directors in the industry.
In 2016, he became the first casting professional to be honored with an Oscar when he received a Governors Award tribute from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.“A pioneer of our craft, Lynn was a trailblazer with over half a century of world-class film and television casting credits.
He was a friend and mentor to many of us,” Casting Society of
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