Nick Holly, Manager and Co-Creator of ‘Sons & Daughters,’ Dies at 51


Nick Holly, a supervisor, author and producer who co-created the ABC comedy collection “Sons & Daughters,” died Nov. 21 of most cancers in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 51.

Originally from Geneva, N.Y., Holly performed lacrosse at Rutgers U., then moved to Hollywood the place he bought his begin within the enterprise within the CAA mailroom. He laster grew to become an agent at Buchwald and went on to kind the administration firm Epiphany Alliance. In 2006, he teamed along with his shopper Fred Goss to create the half-hour comedy “Sons & Daughters,” produced with Lorne Michaels’ Broadway Video. He additionally managed a slate of writers for movie, tv, and Broadway, together with Nell Benjamin, Matthew Flanagan, David McHugh, and Larry O’Keefe.

He additionally wrote for “The LeBrons” animated collection.

His household wrote in an announcement that he “loved the ocean, the wilderness, and traveling the world, climbing mountains from Baldy to Kilimanjaro. A larger than life character and hilarious story teller, Holly regaled his many friends with epic tales from his myriad adventures. From the plains of the Serengeti to the produce aisle of Whole Foods, Holly was always the hero. He will be remembered by all who knew and loved him as a great thinker, philosopher, and lover of Scotch.”

He was pre-deceased by his father, Grant Holly and brother, Alexander Holly. Holly is survived by his mom, Michael Holly, stepfather Keith Moxey, sister, Lauren Holly, and girlfriend, Amy Shapiro.

A memorial will likely be held at St. Augustine By-The-Sea, 1227 Fourth Street, Santa Monica on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 2:00 pm., with a reception to comply with. Donations could also be made in Holly’s title to the next charities: Upstage Lung Cancer and Heal The Bay.

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