Writer pens words for Hollywood awards shows

At one time called Oak Park home

196 IMDB CREDITS—Jon Macks appears on NBC's“Meet the Press.” Courtesy photo

Jon Macks is the king of the Hollywood red carpet.

Having written for 21 Academy Awards, 21 Emmy Awards, 10 Golden Globes, two Tony Awards and countless TV specials, the former Oak Park resident has practically done it all. Macks, a Writers Guild of America award-winner and eight-time Emmy nominee, including three for the Oscars, owns 196 writing credits on the entertainment encyclopedic website IMDb.

Macks will...

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