Longtime PR Man Frank Liberman Dies

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Hollywood Reporter

Frank Liberman, a Hollywood publicist for more than 60 years, died Monday. He was 92.

Liberman represented Bob Hope for 41 years, Phyllis Diller for 33 and David Janssen for 16. He also repped Henry Fonda, Nat “King” Cole, Tony Bennett, Jack Paar, Harry Belafonte, Steve Allen, Charles Bronson, Joan Blondell, Dorothy Lamour, Peggy Lee, Mel Ferrer, Mike Nichols, Frank Langella, Nick Nolte and William Shatner, among others.

Liberman also publicized such major motion pictures as “Solomon and Sheba” (1959), “The Miracle Worker” (1962) and “Fiddler on the Roof” (1971). As a book publicist, he represented many of the published works of George Burns, Hope, Allen and Diller.More…