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CHRIS MONTGOMERY BENDER Hollywood Talent Agent/White House Lawyer


Chris Montgomery Bender is the head of Prodigy Talent, a Hollywood Talent Agency and a former White House lawyer.

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Chris Montgomery Bender likes to joke he’s on the third mortgage of his soul. He’s been:

1. White House lawyer
2. Political operative
3. Hollywood talent agent

Those three professions are enough to put anybody down at the bottom of the list of most beloved people. Chris is different though. 


In our podcast; “Interesting People with Bob Brill” he talks about his humble beginnings and how he wanted to do something with his life to make an impact. As a teen-ager he began working for a local politician in Colorado. A savvy learner, he took that all the way up the food chain in the state and then to the national stage with a stop in law school in between.



Working in the George W. Bush White House was an experience he cherished and as he tells us “you never forget what it’s like to stand in the Oval Office no matter what your politics.” He got there right after 9-11 so he never really got to experience what a “normal” White House was like. It was crisis mode from day one.


He wanted more from his life and more control and now he manages dozens of actors with his Prodigy Talent Agency in Los Angeles. We sat down with Chris in his home to talk about not only his career but what the heck does a Hollywood talent agent really do?

For one thing he produces films as well as puts actors in them. 


Join us on our podcast “Interesting People with Bob Brill” on iTunes and many other APPS.

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