Jerry Perenchio Dies

Jerry Perenchio, 86, former agent, Univision owner and promoter, died of lung cancer at his Bel Air, Calif., home May 23.
Jerry Perenchio
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– Jerry Perenchio
In the 1950s, Perenchio worked as a talent agent at Music Corp. of America run by Lew Wasserman before starting his own agency. Perenchio Artists had a roster including Andy Williams, Glen Campbell, Henry Mancini, Johnny Mathis, Sergio Mendes and The Kingston Trio.

As a sports promoter he helped orchestrate the 1971 “Fight of the Century” between Joe Frazier and Muhammed Ali at

Perenchio and two media tycoons bought