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Kanab in Kane County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Paul Petersen

Utah's Little Hollywood

 

—Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —

 
Paul Petersen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 30, 2016
1. Paul Petersen Marker
Inscription.  Any of us that grew up in the Golden Age of television know Paul Petersen in his role of "Jeff" on the top rated, and long running "Donna Reed Show." In his feature film career Paul was here in Kanab, co-starring with Glenn Ford and George Hamilton in "The Long Ride Home" made in 1967 by Columbia Studios. Today, besides continuing his career, Paul is an advocate for the rights of child actors sometimes abused and neglected by the business many of them grew up in.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kanab, Utah "Walk of Fame" marker series.
 
Location. 37° 3.007′ N, 112° 32.093′ W. Marker is in Kanab, Utah, in Kane County. Marker is on North 300 West (U.S. 89) north of West 100 North, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located beside the sidewalk, on the east side of the street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 296 West 100 North, Kanab UT 84741, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Fuller (here, next to this marker); Brian Keith (a few steps from this marker); Peter Brown
Marker detail: Paul Petersen photo image. Click for full size.
2. Marker detail: Paul Petersen photo
(within shouting distance of this marker); Jim Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); Penny Edwards (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Hamblin (within shouting distance of this marker); A Tragedy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Kanab (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kanab.
 
Also see . . .
1. Paul Petersen. William Paul Petersen (born September 23, 1945) is an American actor, singer, novelist, and activist. Petersen first rose to prominence in the 1950s playing Jeff Stone on The Donna Reed Show, and transitioned to a singing career in the 1960s. In the early 1980s, he had a recurring role as a police officer on Matt Houston, and in the late 1990s, he played the author Paul Conway in the film Mommy's Day. (Submitted on March 8, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Paul Petersen (Internet Movie Database). He's been through practically the worst that can happen to a former child star when the Hollywood tide suddenly turns and one is no longer a part of the neat elite. As a result,
Paul Petersen Marker (<i>wide view; marker located beside sidewalk</i>) image. Click for full size.
3. Paul Petersen Marker (wide view; marker located beside sidewalk)
actor Paul Petersen, today, is THE most dedicated advocate in protecting both present-day child stars and shunned one-time celebrity tykes, alike. Paul formed "A Minor Consideration", a child-actor support group back in 1990, and it has had a tremendously positive and profound effect in Hollywood. (Submitted on March 8, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on March 7, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   2, 3. submitted on March 8, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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