Johnny Grant

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Birthday
9, 1923
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jan 9, 2008 (84)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
9, 1923
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jan 9, 2008 (84)

About

Hollywood producer who became the town's mayor and its biggest cheerleader.

Before Fame

He first visited Hollywood on leave from military service and never forgot the awe he felt looking around.

Trivia

He worked to bring Hollywood to the farthest reaches of the world, including Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; war-torn Lebanon and Bosnia; South Korea; and Vietnam.

Family Life

His family was residing in Goldsboro, North Carolina, when he was born.

Associated With

He appeared as an M.C., a natural role for him, in the Jayne Mansfield picture The Girl Can't Help It from 1956.