With over 2500 terrazzo and brass stars embedded into the sidewalk for 15 blocks along Hollywood Boulevard, there is no doubt that the Hollywood Walk of Fame is one of the most popular attractions in the city. Stars are continuously being added to the Walk of Fame, so if you have not paid it a visit for a while, here are some of the recent additions that you can expect to see.
Lee Daniels is another star that was added to the Walk of Fame this December, making his the 2595th star. This producer and director has been at the helm of so many hits, from Empire to Precious, which received six Academy Award nominations.
Most known for being the star of television show House, Hugh Laurie was, at one point in time, the most highly paid actor on television. With consecutive Golden Globes under his belt from 2006 and 2007 for House, as well as seven Emmy nominations, this Walk of Fame star was a long time coming.
Kevin Hart’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled in October, with the ceremony attended by Hart and his family, as well as several of their celebrity friends, including Halle Berry and Ice Cube. Hart is known for starring in hits such as Think Like a Man, Ride Along, About Last Night and Jumanji, and recently even topped the Forbes Magazine list of the highest paid comedians in the world.
Actor Ryan Reynolds was the most recent star to be added to the Walk of Fame, with the unveiling having taken place on the 15th of December. Reynolds recently experienced great success with his movie Deadpool, which earned him a Golden Globe nomination amongst other awards, and the star brought his whole family, from his mother to his wife, Blake Lively, to his two children, along with him for the grand unveiling.
When the unveiling for West Wing actress Allison Janney’s star took place, fans of the television show all rejoiced, as the star attended the event along with the rest of the cast from the West Wing. Janney herself has multiple awards under her belt, including seven Emmy Awards, six SAG Awards, and two Tony nominations, and her filmography is definitely varied, with titles ranging from Mom to Tallulah to American Beauty.
An eight time Grammy Award-winning artist, Usher has definitely worked hard to earn his star on the Walk of Fame, with his singing career having begun over 20 years ago. Usher attended the unveiling with his family, which took place in September, a week before his new album was released.
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is one of those must-see attractions that appeals to just about every first-time visitor. However, even if you have already taken a stroll along the Walk of Fame, it is still worth stopping by again to check out these new stars. For those who are hoping to catch their favorite celebrities in person, upcoming unveilings are usually revealed about ten days in advance, so be sure to keep checking the Walk of Fame website.