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  • Category: Television
  • Unveiled: 30 Oct 2006
  • Star rank: 2002
  • Address:
    6805 Hollywood Blvd
  • Position: 4 tiles from the curb, facing east
  • GPS location:
    34.101674, -118.339786

Jerry Buss

Next star: Stuart Hamblen
Previous star: Paul Douglas

Biography

Jerry Buss receives his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (2006)

Source: latimes.com

Gerald Hatten Buss (born 27 January 1934 in Salt Lake City, Utah) is the owner of the Los Angeles Lakers professional basketball team along with other professional sports franchises in southern California. He received a star on the Walk of Fame for his work in bringing Los Angeles sports to Television.

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Read more about Jerry Buss at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

L.A. Lakers Drama: Owners Jeanie and Jim Buss on Power-Sharing, Phil Jackson and Filling Dad's Shoes
Hollywood Reporter, 2013-08-14 18:00:00
In their first profile since Jerry Buss died in February, his son and daughter reveal their complicated relationship and the plan to reboot their storied team. Says Kobe, "The shoes they're stepping into are so huge and epic."read more

Lakers Owner Jerry Buss Remembered as 'Iconic,' 'Father Figure' at Memorial Service
Hollywood Reporter, 2013-02-22 04:01:42
A slew of sports luminaries -- from Kobe Bryant to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- were among those paying tribute to Buss at Thursday's service.read more

Extra, Extra: Dad Threatens School Staff With BB Gun
LAist - News from LA, 2013-02-21 02:00:01
In tonight's Extra, Extra, a dad makes a poor choice, the Lakers commemorate Jerry Buss, and UCLA students raise money for AIDS. Plus: Keep up with us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter: @LAist @LAistFood @LAistSports. You can also find us on Pinterest, Storify, Foursquare, and Instagram (laistpics). [ ...

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