NYWIFT Jenevieve Brewer, founder of Jenevieve Brewer Talent Management passed away suddenly on October 14. She was an agent at About Face Talent for 10 years and a manager at Terrific Talent before setting out on her own. The news was first announced by the National Conference of Personal Managers, which posted a short tribute to her on its Twitter page. The organization said it “mourns the passing of veteran personal manager and longtime NCOPM member Jenevieve Brewer.”
Among her clients were Joseph D’Onofrio, who is known for playing young Tommy in Goodfellas; Nicholas Alexander Chavez, who plays Spencer Cassadine on General Hospital; and Lauren C. Mayhew, who played Melanie Garrett on Dexter. Additionally, she helped clients secure recurring and guest-starring roles on numerous episodics such as Law and Order: SVU, Limitless, Power, Orange Is The New Black, Gotham, FBI: Most Wanted! and Difficult People.
In features, her clients booked roles in projects such as Southpaw, Uncut Gems, Run All Night and The Intern. Brewer also landed national commercials for clients with the likes of Coke, Verizon, Bank of America, Chanel, Nike, PNC Bank, Merrill Lynch and Old Navy.
Jenevieve was the beloved daughter of Dr. James and Mrs. Joanne Brewer of Cincinnati, Ohio. She is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins. A service will be held on October 27 at Gilligan Funeral Home in Cincinnati, OH, along with a mass which will be live-streamed on October 27 at 11am ET. Learn more.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Haven Kids Rock, Bronx NY, or Near and Far Animal Foundation in NYC.