Mayor of Hollywood

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Not to be confused with Mayor of Los Angeles.

The Mayor of Hollywood is an honorary and ceremonial position in Hollywood, an unofficial district of Los Angeles, California. The office carries responsibilities, such as presiding at Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremonies, but it entails no salary or official power. Mayors are appointed by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. They were previously elected by the Kiwanis Club of Hollywood.

The office has been vacant since the death of Johnny Grant on January 9, 2008. Among those lobbying for the job were Gary Owens, Angelyne.[1]

List of past Honorary Mayors of Hollywood[edit]


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