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Local Winemaker Gets Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Murphys, CA — David Gerber is better known as a Hollywood producer than a winemaker but nonetheless he was honored last week with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Gerber has a home in Murphys and owns Gerber Vineyards.

His recent work includes executive producing theFlight 93” film.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce says Gerber has received numerous awards including the Emmy, Peabody and Golden Globe.

Gerber was born in Brooklyn, New York. While in the Air Corp during World War II, Gerber´s B-17 airplane was shot down over Germany and he became a prisoner of war. Following the war, Gerber received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of the Pacific.

Gerber has the 2,326th star on the Walk of Fame. It is located at 1637 Vine Street in front of the Hollywood Plaza Hotel.

Written by Vanessa Turner.