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All 4 Hollywood Republicans give to McCain -- 2 Sellecks, 1 Grammer, 1 Bruckheimer

July 21, 2008 |  1:34 am

Celebrities and owners and executives of sports franchises chipped in $273,000 to John McCain and various Republican campaign committees in the past quarter.

Hollywood types who gave McCain the maximum $2,300 include Kelsey Grammer, Tom Selleck and his wife, Jillie Mack Selleck. Producer Jerry BruckheimDonors to Republican presidential candidate senator John McCain include actor Tom Selleck and his wife Jillie Mack (right) with their daughter Hannaher also gave $5,000 to a joint fundraising committee on McCain’s behalf.

Here are some of the larger donations unearthed by The Times' Dan Morain, whose main McCain fundraising story is available here:

Michael and William Bidwell, owners of McCain's home-state Arizona Cardinals football team, each gave $50,000. Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys gave $28,500, and George Steinbrenner of the New York Yankees gave $15,000. George’s son, Harold Steinbrenner, gave $12,300.

Stockton developer Alex Spanos owns the San Diego Chargers. He and his family contributed at least $85,950 to McCain and the GOP committees.

Fellow Arizona resident Dan Quayle gave $20,000 to a McCain joint fundraising committee.

-- Andrew Malcolm

Photo credit: Chris Pizello / Associated Press

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