Malloy, Les


LES MALLOY started out at KGO-TV creating and emcee­ing San Francisco’s first daily variety show, featuring visit­ing stars, wild animals, amateurs and the Phil Bovero Band. Born in Watsonville, Les came to San Francisco and edged his way into radio via KOTT and KTAB. In the ’40s, he became the most-sponsored “deejay” in San Francisco, simultaneously working at KYA, KFRC and KGO, later taking his sponsors into television.