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Iris Burton, Renowned Agent to Many Child Stars, Will Be Missed

April 09, 2008

Iris Burton discovered many child stars including Kirk Cameron, Fred Savage and Henry Thomas. At one point in the 1980s, Burton had child actors in virtually every sitcom. Over the years, her clients included Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen, Drew Barrymore, Tori Spelling, River Phoenix, Kirsten Dunst and Jerry O'Connell. She co-represented Joaquin Phoenix and Josh Hartnett until recently.  Iris was special because she pursued this industry with a fire and a passion that will always be remembered.   She will be missed.  Read More