Johnny Grant
Date of Birth
May 09, 1923
Birth Place:
Goldsboro, NC


Alternately dubbed the "Honorary Mayor of Hollywood" and "Mr. Hollywood," Johnny Grant earned those monikers for his almost constant presence at Tinseltown events, and his status as the regular emcee at celebrity inductions into the Hollywood Walk of Fame. During Grant's career, in fact, he reportedly inducted over 500 such individuals. Another key aspect of his career involved maximizing...