Beginning her career as an assistant at ICM Partners, Iris Grossman quickly climbed the ranks and was upped to talent agent. After several years with the agency, she was given the opportunity to become the Senior Vice President of Talent and Casting for Turner Network Television (TNT). In that capacity, Grossman oversaw all talent and casting issues related to TNT Original films and series. She spent nine years at TNT, and in October 2001, returned to ICM as a talent agent. In 2013 Grossman became an agent for Paradigm.
Grossman was instrumental in bringing TNT such top-name stars such as Diane Keaton (Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight); Robert Duvall (The Man Who Captured Eichmann); Gary Sinise and Angelina Jolie (George Wallace) Tommy Lee Jones (The Good Old Boys). She also cast Alec Baldwin (Nuremberg); Julianna Margulies, Angelica Huston and Joan Allen (The Mists of Avalon); and Chazz Palminteri (Boss of Bosses); William H. Macy (Door to Door); and John Turturro (Monday Night Mayhem).
For George Wallace, she won a Casting Society of America award and was nominated for an Emmy. She was also nominated for a Casting Society of America award for The Man Who Captured Eichmann and Nuremberg.
Grossman served two terms as the President of Women In Film and continues to chair the Crystal + Lucy Awards committee. Grossman also served on the board of the Casting Society of America. She has also been honored The Big Sisters of America Award, The California National Organization of Women Award, and the Hadassah Woman of Distinction Award and the Women In Film Business Leadership Award.
Iris is the proud mother of Max Grossman.