August 19, 2008
Joan Hyler’s condition stabilizes
struck by a car on the Pacific Coast Highway and nearly lost her life.
Hollywood talent manager Joan Hyler’s critical condition has stabilized, three days after she was |
Friends and family reporting through UCLA’s carepages have said that Hyler received numerous blood transfusions and is responding to doctors with slight movements, but nothing verbal.
A flood of support and solidarity from both the Jewish and entertainment communities continues to reach Hyler. Endeavor Talent Agency has organized a blood drive in Hyler’s honor, which will take place Wednesday, Aug. 20 (details below). A beloved figure, hundreds of Hyler’s colleagues have posted personal messages, healing prayers and words of encouragement online.
The latest update from a friend posting on UCLA’s carepages:
The doctors came down this morning and met with Nancy, Joan’s sister.The Hollywood Reporter has details on the Endeavor blood drive:
Endeavor will host a blood drive from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in its Beverly Hills screening room Wednesday in honor of Joan Hyler.
The blood drive is being held in conjunction with the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, where Hyler was in critical condition. Hyler required a heavy amount of blood.
Hyler’s company manages the careers of Diane Lane, Amber Tamblyn and Amber Heard. She has represented Bob Dylan and Madonna in the past and is a former president of the nonprofit Women in Film.
Appointments can be made by contacting Sarah Adolphson of Endeavor at (310) 248-3039.
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