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front man

n. a respectable and well-known man who represents a less respectable person or organization. The former advisor now serves as a front man for a large foundation.
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Now, the group's front man, Speech, is back with a solo CD.
However, you were a very valuable front man to this idea," he said.
Indeed, Falwell was merely the titular leader or front man for a group conceived and hatched by two Catholics, Paul Weyrich and Richard Viguerie; a Jew, Howard Phillips; and a Baptist, Ed McAteer.
Reagan's long career as a front man for business interests, Wills argues convincingly, has to be seen as completely uncynical, though somewhat self-deluding.
The tour will mark the first time since 1984 that original VAN HALEN front man David Lee Roth will perform with Eddie and Alex Van Halen along with new bassist Wolfgang Van Halen for 40 shows this summer.
It will feature the perfect pairing of one of the most beautiful and inuential horror lms of all time, e Cabinet of Dr Caligari, with a new soundtrack performed live by Olivier award winner and Tiger Lillies front man, Martyn Jacques.
A meeting with Squeeze front man and songwriter Glenn Tilbrook in 1996 led to his playing with and supporting Squeeze and being signed to Tilbrook's own Quixotic label.
Former Rhyl, Porthmadog and Holyhead Hotspur front man Marc Evans has joined the Canaries, who will start the new season in the Huws Gray Alliance following last term's treble-winning heroics when they secured the Welsh Alliance title.
FIA informed SC former chairman of PSM, Moin Aftab committed embezzlement and corrupt practices of billion of rupees in connivance with other officers and Riaz Lal Jee played the role of front man in this widespread corruption.
WELSH academics claim to have discovered compelling evidence to prove Shakespeare was a well-paid front man for the real author of his work.
Is this the same great man that, unknown to the great British public, was getting paid thousands of pounds till 2007 to be the front man on the BBC charity shows Children in Need?
McCarthy's squad boasts the country's top marksman Sylvan Ebanks-Blake, Scottish striker Chris Iwelumo, Ireland front man Andy Keogh and Welsh striker Sam Vokes.
Front man Martin Swain, wants to reassure fans that the band will not be splitting up in 2009.
LEEDS boss Gary McAllister believes former Livingston front man Robert Snodgrass can finally fulfil his potential by helping the club back to where they belong.
Rollins, front man of punk outfit Black Flag, will bring his spoken word show to the Full Ponty Fringe at Pontypridd Municipal Arts Centre on May 25, the eve of the music festival in Ponty Park.