|Monte Halparin aka Monty Hall|
August 25, 1921 – September 30, 2017
Hall was the Honary Mayor of Hollywood from 1975 to 1980. He was appointed by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. The office primarily served as the emcee of the award ceremonies for new plaques on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which is administered by the Chamber, along with other community events.
On September 28, 1947, Hall married a distant cousin, Marilyn Doreen Plottel (May 17, 1927 – June 5, 2017); the two had been introduced by a mutual cousin, Norman Shnier, the previous year. They became United States citizens in 1949. They had three children: actress Joanna Gleason; Sharon Hall Kessler, head of television at Alcon Entertainment; and Richard Hall, a television producer. Monte and Marilyn lived in Beverly Hills, California from 1962 until their deaths.