Founder of Night Of a Hundred Stars Norby Walters dies at 92

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Los Angeles, CA – Norby Walters, the prominent figure behind the celebrated “Night Of a Hundred Stars,” has passed away at the age of 92. His death was confirmed on Tuesday, the 12th of December 2023. Walters was known for his vibrant personality and integral role in the entertainment scene.

While no official cause of death has been disclosed, Walters’ demise leaves a void in Hollywood, marked by an outpouring of tributes and memories shared by friends and colleagues.

Walters, a stalwart of Hollywood’s old guard, was renowned for curating annual soirées at Tatou and the historic Century Club, fostering reconnections among iconic celebrities of yesteryears.

His eclectic career journey ranged from managing mambo clubs, pizzerias, and a Chinese restaurant to becoming a significant R&B music agent. Representing renowned artists such as Patti Labelle, Marvin Gaye, and Dionne Warwick, Walters accumulated a trove of fascinating anecdotes from his experiences.

Pepper Jay posted on Facebook,

“very sorry to hear that Well-Known agent Norby Walters has died. John Michael Ferrari Singer Songwriter and I enjoyed him for many years at the Night of 100 Stars Oscar Viewing Gala.“It was a red carpet fun ride at the Beverly Hills Hotel with wonderful experiences.RIP Norby Walters. Always remembered. In this picture, he is at my studio filming the ActorsE Chat Show  with my Host Julie-Kathleen Langan.”

Beyond entertainment, Walters’ influence extended to civic engagement. He played a pivotal role in transforming Alta Loma Road into a one-way street, earning recognition for his contributions at City Hall. Additionally, he was instrumental in introducing West Coast hip-hop culture and hosted the prestigious “Night of 100 Stars” Oscars Party for 27 years.

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Walters’ impact on ShowBiz was substantial. His multifaceted career spanned club ownership, talent representation, and hosting star-studded poker games. Notably, for over two decades, he orchestrated the revered Oscar Viewing Party, “Night of 100 Stars,” a glittering annual event held at the prestigious Beverly Hills Hotel.

Walters’ legacy remains etched in the history of Hollywood, embodying the spirit of entertainment and camaraderie that defined his illustrious career.

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