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  • Category: Radio
  • Unveiled: 15 Oct 1989
  • Address:
    6807 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
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    Monthly Average: 424th

Billy Graham

Next star: Beniamino Gigli
Previous star: Judy Holliday

Biography

Graham in 1966

Source: Wikipedia

William Franklin "Billy" Graham Jr., KBE (born November 7, 1918) is an American evangelical Christian evangelist, ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, who rose to celebrity status in 1949 reaching a core constituency of middle-class, moderately conservative Protestants. He held large indoor and outdoor rallies; sermons were broadcast on radio and television, some still being re-broadcast today.

Fact file

  • Born: William Franklin Graham Jr. November 7, 1918 (age 96) Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
  • Education: Diploma in Biblical Studies, Florida Bible Institute (Trinity Bible College), 1940 B.A. in Anthropology, Wheaton College, 1943
  • Occupation: Evangelist
  • Net worth: $25 million
  • Title: Doctor (honorary)
  • Religion: Evangelical Christian
  • Spouse(s): Ruth Graham (m. 1943–2007; her death)
  • Children: Virginia Leftwich (Gigi) Graham Anne Graham Lotz Ruth Graham William Franklin Graham III Nelson Edman Graham
  • Website: www.billygraham.org

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In the news

Watch Billy Graham preach again in 'Unbroken' sequel, played by grandson Will Graham
USA Today Movies, 2018-07-29 21:13:17
The Rev. Billy Graham comes to life in 'Unbroken: Path to Redemption,' played by his grandson Will Graham. USA TODAY has an exclusive first look at the footage from the continuing story of Louis Zamperini.         

Billy Graham preaches again in exclusive video from the 'Unbroken' sequel
USA Today Movies, 2018-07-29 21:11:48
The Rev. Billy Graham is back preaching in "Unbroken: Path to Redemption." This exclusive clip shows the key moment when Graham, played by grandson Will Graham, met Louis Zamperini.         

Franklin Graham on his father, Rev. Billy Graham, and his new book
MSNBC Entertainment, 2018-05-01 15:29:15
In his new book, "Through My Father's Eyes," Franklin Graham recounts growing up as the eldest son of one of the most influential preachers in America, Rev. Billy Graham. He tells Kathie Lee and Hoda about the many people whose lives were touched by his father - including President Trump.

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