He passed away on Thursday (16Mar17) at his home in New York.

Parseghian originally set out as an actor and studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and at Stanford University in California, but went on to become a talent agent in the 1970s.

In 1985, he teamed up with John Kimble to form Triad Artists, and later became a senior vice president at William Morris after a company takeover.

He left William Morris in 1999 and founded Parseghian Planco with Johnnie Planco.

Throughout his career, Parseghian worked with clients including Judi Dench, Emma Thompson, Mark Rylance, Julianne Moore, Cate Blanchett, Kate Winslet, Christopher Walken, and Jul​i​e Andrews, among many others.