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Robert Alexander
CEO / President

Robert Alexander is responsible for the "big picture," overseeing all aspects of the Hall of Fame and its departments. For the past 40 years, Alexander has been involved in the entertainment industry. His expertise lies in promotion and marketing. Alexander is also currently president of the Palm Springs walk of stars and Ceremony Host-MC of the Las Vegas Walk of Stars . Alexander will bring his marketing and promotion expertise and business contacts to his position as CEO and President of the Motion Picture Hall of Fame.
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Marilyn Ball
Vice President / Secretary

Marilyn Ball served as personal manager for Lindsay Wagner for 10 years. She has overseen the development and production of fifteen made-for-television movies, three mini-series and two network weekly series for Wagner/Ball Productions. She has co-produced a documentary special regarding the pink river dolphins living in the Amazon River. As a successful General Contractor and Developer, she built over 40 single family residences and introduced solar heating to average income housing market. Her local charitable interests include; Loving All Animals, Animal Samaritans, Pegasus Riding Academy and serving as treasurer for the Palm Springs Walk of Stars. Marilyn Ball brings her passion for classic films along with her entertainment industry and business management experience to her position as Vice-President of the Motion Picture Hall of Fame.
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Bob Masterson
Director of Operations

Bob Masterson was with Ripley Entertainment for more than 35 years, almost 20 of those as its President. Starting as a facility manager in 1973, Bob left Ripley’s in 2009 as Chairman of the Board. During his time as President, he successfully guided Ripley’s through a period of unprecedented acquisition, international growth and diversification. During this time Ripley’s became a respected leisure industry leader in attractions, major aquariums, indoor water park resorts, publishing, trademark licensing, franchising and facility operations. Bob has extensive experience in leisure concept design, project development and construction. He has many years of hands-on experience overseeing the development and operation of Ripley’s 90+ businesses in 11 countries. He retired from Ripley’s in February 2009.

Bob is the former Chairman of the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions (IAAPA), the largest industry association of the Theme Park, Aquarium, Attraction and FEC Industry in the world. IAAPA has over 4000 members in more than 90 countries. The IAAPA Board of Directors appointed Bob as its Chairman of the Board for 2007/2008. Bob was the first Chairman of the association, in its ninety-year history, from the Attraction/Aquarium segment of the leisure industry.

Bob Masterson has led the successful design, development and operation of some of the more complicated businesses around the world.
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Michael Brausen

Michael Brausen has over 30 years of business management and marketing experience. With an astute understanding of new business development, Michael has conceived, packaged and implemented over 2,000 national and international programs partnering the entertainment world with Fortune 500 Companies. His Client list has included those from top Corporations and the Sports world including: Adidas, USA, Anheuser-Busch, Coca Cola, Valvoline, Sony, California Angels, San Francisco Giants, Texas Rangers, Celtics, Lakers, Spurs, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Oakland & Los Angeles Raiders, New England Patriots, Jeff Gordon, Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning, Dan Marino, John Elway and Brett Farve. Michael is currently an Executive Committee Member and International Marketing Director for the China-U.S. Business Summit as well as President of a successful restaurant, Forbidden City Restaurant located in Long Beach, California.
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Paula Monahan

Although Paula Monahan was born and raised in the Boston area, career opportunities in sales and then as a branch manager relocated her from coast to coast. As a scholarship athlete, she graduated from Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. After eighteen years in the recruiting industry as a sales rep and then as a branch manager, she settled into life in southern California. She co-owned a successful real estate firm and has participated in several start-up companies. Paula brings her sales and management experience along with being a life long film buff and her love of classic films to the Hall of Fame.
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George Johnsen

George is Co-Founder and Managing Director of MammothVision Inc., a digital production studio specializing in audio and high value digital effects. As a developer of technologies for the entertainment industry, Johnsen has worked with such industry giants as IBM, Sony, George Lucas, and Disney. He Co-Produced the hit Sci-Fi TV Series Babylon 5. He was instrumental in almost every pivotal breakthrough as Hollywood moved into the digital age.
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Lindsay Wagner

Lindsay Wagner, and Emmy Award winning actress, author, human potential advocate and mother, uses the media as a means to educate and communicate ideas as well as entertain. Her films have dealt with issues from spousal abuse, the complexities of terrorism, child sexual abuse to the battle between naturopathic and allopathic healthcare.

In her 34 year career, in addition to her many guest appearances she has starred in 38 TV movies, 5 mini-series and 4 prime time weekly TV series, including The Bionic Woman for which she received an Emmy Award. In her 7 feature films Lindsay co-starred with Sylvester Stallone, John Houseman, Anthony Quinn, Richard Harris, Denzel Washington, and Peter Fonda.

Off screen she continuously works both publicly and privately in advocacy and public education. Lindsay has co-authored 2 books; a bestselling vegetarian lifestyle cookbook, The High Road to Health (Simon and Schuster) and Lindsay Wagner’s New Beauty; The Acupressure Facelift (Simon and Schuster).
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Carroll Baker

Carroll Baker is an American film, stage and television actress. Throughout the 1950’s and 1960’s, Baker’s range of roles from naïve ingénues to brash and flamboyant women established her as both a serious dramatic actress and a blonde bombshell.

Discovered by director Elia Kazan, she was cast as the lead in Tennessee William’s Baby Doll which gave her overnight notoriety and earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. Other notable roles include Giant, The Big Country, How the West Was Won, The Carpetbaggers and Harlow. Carroll formally retired from acting in 2002. In addition to acting, Carroll is also the author of three books.
Richard Anderson
An American film and TV star, Richard began his career in 1947. From his roles in Forbidden Planet, Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory, The Long Hot Summer opposite Joanne Woodward to co-starring with Stewart Granger in Scaramouche. Richard has remained a successful working actor for 60 years. Although best known for his TV portrayal of Oscar Goldman on the Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman, his recurring roles on Perry Mason, Charlie’s Angels, Kung Fu and Murder She Wrote, made Richard a familiar face. He was honored with a Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars in 2007.

Margaret O’Brien
A film, TV and stage actor, whose career began at age 4. She became one of the most popular child stars in the history of film, and received a Juvenile Academy Award as the outstanding child actor of 1944.
She appeared in such notable films as Travels with Margaret, The Secret Garden and Our Vines have Tender Grapes. She is best known for her role as Judy Garland’s youngest sister in the classic Meet Me in St Louis. In her later career she appeared on the stage as well as TV and in supporting film roles.
Diane Ladd
An acclaimed actress, director, and writer of stage, screen and TV whose career began as a chorus girl at the Copa Cabana and has since garnered her 4 Academy Award nominations, a Golden Globe and a host of other awards. From Martin Scorsese’s Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore to David Lynch’s Wild at Heart to Willingham’s Rambling Rose in which she co-starred with her daughter Laura Dern. They are the only mother/daughter team to be nominated for an Academy Award. Diane has appeared in over 120 film roles and continues to work today.
Della Reese
Della began her career as a gospel, pop and jazz singer in the 1950’s. Her breakout hit was And That Reminds Me followed by Don’t You Know. She soon branched out to hosting her own successful talk show called Della. The most notable of her feature films were Beauty Shop co-starring Queen Latifah and Harlem Nights co-starring Eddie Murphy. In her 40 year career, she is best known for her role as Tess in Touched by an Angel, a series which ran for 9 years. She received a Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars in 2015.