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Johnny Grant

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Biography

Defense Secretary William Cohen (left) and Johnny Grant (right) in 2000

Source: Wikipedia

Johnny Grant (May 9, 1923 – January 9, 2008) was an American radio personality and television producer who also served as the honorary mayor of Hollywood, in which capacity he was often present at Hollywood community functions, including the unveiling of new stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. An intersection just north of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue is designated "Johnny Grant Way."

Fact file

  • Born: May 9, 1923 Goldsboro, North Carolina, U.S.
  • Died: January 9, 2008 (aged 84) Hollywood, California, U.S.
  • Occupation: Radio personality Television producer
  • Years active: 1939–2008
  • Notable credit(s): (Honorary) "Mayor of Hollywood"

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    6807 Hollywood Blvd Hollywood Blvd, north side, between Highland and Orange

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