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  • Category: Special
  • Address:
    6807 Hollywood Blvd
  • Position: 13 tiles from the curb, facing north
  • GPS location:
    34.101734, -118.340174
  • Notes: Great Seal of the City of Hollywood

Johnny Grant

Next star: Earl Lestz
Previous star: George Eastman

Biography

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”

Read more about Johnny Grant at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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  • For television
    6809 Hollywood Blvd Hollywood Blvd, north side, between Highland and Orange

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Hollywood Blvd, north side, between Highland and Orange

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