George Fisher

George Fisher
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George Fisher
Radio: South side of the 7000 block of Hollywood Boulevard
Columnist | Radio Host
Born Dec. 18, 1909
Died Dec. 9, 1987 in Los Angeles, CA

Veteran Hollywood reporter George Fisher kept tabs on the industry's biggest stars for radio and television.

Fisher joined the San Francisco Examiner as a copy boy at 15, and within three years was broadcasting the paper's news stories over Hearst-owned KYA radio. His 33-year broadcasting career included stints at more than half a dozen Southern California radio stations, including KFI, KFWB, KNX and KCMJ.

Fisher chronicled the lives of Hollywood stars through a gossip column that was used by the Los Angeles Evening News, Radio Mirror and Modern Screen.

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