American Program Bureau A Global Speaker, Celebrity & Entertainment Agency

Celebrity & Entertainment

Through our partnership with International Creative Management, APB is able to offer one of the most extensive rosters of exclusive celebrity speakers and entertainers available for a wide range of programs and events. Whether you need a famous face to draw a crowd and promote ticket sales, kick off a conference with flair, or become the champion for your cause, APB has the right celebrity and entertainment speaker for your needs.

Celebrity & Entertainment

Choreographer & Creativity Cultivator

Choreographer and speaker Twyla Tharp has created over 130 dances and choreographed several movies and Broadway shows. She penned the self-help book The Creative Habit.

Actor / Comedian / Humorist

More than just a brilliant comedic actor who has appeared in Seinfeld and Pretty Woman, Miller is also a contributing humorist for The Weekly Standard where he displays his true colors as a political everyman. He says the...

Conductor of the Boston Pops Orchestra

Vibrant young conductor with over 300 concerts and 33 television shows, including 19 programs for PBS to his credit. International guest conductor.

Actor & Musician

Actor Jim Belushi has been seen on Saturday Night Live, According to Jim and a number of feature films. He shares his humorous perspective on life and the male/female relationship.

MVP Wide Receiver & Activist

Perhaps the greatest wide receiver in Steelers' history, speaker Hines Ward promotes social and political reform in South Korea through his Helping Hands Foundation.

Producer, Director & Screenwriter

Producer, director and screenwriter John Singleton has helped to create some of the more prominent and esteemed black films in the past decade.

Hip-Hop Artist & Actor

LL COOL J is an entertainer who has succeeded in crossing into all mediums of entertainment. Already a talented actor currently starring in NCIS: Los Angeles, two-time Grammy Award winner and NAACP Image Award winner, LL continues to...

Lead Singer of The Beach Boys

Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as lead singer and a founding member of The Beach Boys, Love has been a long-time advocate for living in harmony with the environment. From crafting music about the environment to leading the way at the...

Award-Winning Journalist & Television Producer

In the eighteen years since her diagnosis, Ellerbee has been appearing before sell-out audiences all over the country to tell her story about living with breast cancer. An outspoken journalist, award-winning television producer, and best-selling...

Award-Winning Filmmaker & Former CEO of the Black Family Channel

Raised by a single mom on the rough West Side of Chicago, Robert Townsend transcended his environment to become an actor, writer, director, comedian, producer and ultimately, the President and CEO of the Black Family Channel.

Actress / Producer

Fox has the enviable position of having a successful career in film, as well as in television. From humble beginnings, Fox has gone on to appear in numerous movies including Independence Day, Batman and Robin, and Kill Bill...

Actor / Patient Safety Advocate

With over 30 years of professional acting experience, Dennis Quaid has established himself as a fixture on the silver screen. Quaid has received honors from the New York Film Critics Circle, Independent Spirit Awards, the Emmys and the Screen...

Comedian & Cancer Survivor

Known as "Pat" on Saturday Night Live, speaker Julia Sweeney authored God Said, "Ha!" after she lost her brother to cancer and then learned she had the disease.

Author, Emcee & Producer

Dubbed "the conscience of rap" and its "leading activist" by "Rolling Stone". Organizing KRS-ONE's Temple of Hip-Hop Kulture, a hip-hop preservation society that promotes hip-hop as a strategy toward health, love, awareness and wealth.

Grammy Award-Winning Latin Singer

As one of the biggest new stars to emerge during the mid-'80s, the Grammy Award-winning Estefan predated the coming Latin pop explosion by a decade, scoring a series of propulsive dance hits rooted in the rhythms of her native Cuba before...

Tennis Legend

A champion on and off the court, Martina Navratilova is not only a tennis legend, but an inspirational leader who demonstrates wit, candor, and sheer motivation. Arguably the best tennis player ever to play the game, Navratilova has amassed an...

"Maria" on Sesame Street & Author

Those who grew up learning their ABC's with Big Bird, Bert and Ernie, Kermit and the Cookie Monster will immediately recognize Manzano as the bilingual "Maria" on Sesame Street. Manzano attributes her appeal to the fact that she acts the...

Former All-Pro Quarterback / TV Analyst

Esiason, who quarterbacked the Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets and the Arizona Cardinals during a 14-year NFL career, joined CBS Sports in February 2002 as a studio analyst for the CBS Television Network's NFL pre-game show The NFL Today...

Best-Selling Author

The best-selling author of A Walk in the Woods and I am a Stranger Here Myself, Bill Bryson has become a household name, acclaimed for his humorous insights as a travel writer.

Doctor, Author & Media Consultant

A medical expert on Celebrity Fit Club and author of The 4 Day Diet, Ian Smith is a medical correspondent for NBC and a health columnist for Men's Health.

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