DeVito, Nicholson among NJ Hall nominees

Hollywood superstars and former presidents headline this year's New Jersey Hall of Fame nominees. Actors Jack Nicholson and Danny Devito, along with former presidents Woodrow Wilson and Grover Cleveland,

News 12 Staff

Sep 16, 2009, 12:18 AM

Updated 5,419 days ago

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Hollywood superstars and former presidents headline this year's New Jersey Hall of Fame nominees.
Actors Jack Nicholson and Danny Devito, along with former presidents Woodrow Wilson and Grover Cleveland, could be voted into this year's class.Also among the 30 nominees are entertainers Count Basie and Frankie Valli, track star Carl Lewis, musical legend Les Paul and Larry Doby, the first black baseball player in the American League. "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret" author Judy Blume and novelist Philip Roth are among the biggest names in the general category.
The inductees will be determined by online public voting. The voting ends Nov. 20 and winners will be announced in December.


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