Body Of Missing Talent Agent Found In Woods 11 Days After Disappearance

A lot of celebrities are mourning his loss on Twitter.

By Sowmya Krishnamurthy

Hollywood is mourning the loss of a missing talent agent who was found in the woods 11 days after his disapperance.

According to NorthJersey.comMark Schlegel of Oradell, New Jersey was found in a wooded area near his home on Thursday.

He had been missing since August 13.

A police bloodhound detected his scent near a bus stop, per police. A law enforcement source says no foul play is suspected and the body appears to have been at the site for some time.

The 57-year-old worked for Cornerstone Talent Agency in New York since 2002. His clients included high-profile stars in film and TV, including Brandon Flynn ("13 Reasons Why"), Daniel Sunjata ("The Dark Knight Rises") and Dominic Chianese ("The Sopranos"), among others. 

"RIP Mark Schlegel. Thank you for seeing my talent. God bless your family," shared Academy Award-winning actress Viola Davis. 

"Please Help- if you have ANY information please come forward," tweeted "Will & Grace" star Debra Messing.

"Mark Schlegel was my agent for many years. Please help his family with the search," added actress Sara Ramirez.

Schlegel's family life prior to the disappearance appeared to have been happy. He and his wife, Christine, had recently celebrated their 33rd wedding anniversary in Scotland. The next day he vanished. 

"We were sort of regrouping, getting back into the flow of things," Christine Schlegel said Wednesday. "Next thing I knew, he was gone." 

The couple have two adult children.

An autopsy will determine the official cause of death. 

[Photo: Oradell Police Department] 

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