Created in 1958, the “Walk of Fame” is a tribute to the actors of show business. Next year 22 celebrities from the entertainment industry will get a star on this fame walk. Actors Hugh Laurie, Eva Longoria and Chris Pratt are among the new honorees. We do not know exactly when the new stars will be inducted… The attribution of a star gives rise to an inauguration ceremony which takes place within two years at the same place where the dedicated star will be placed.
Each star is dedicated a square slab representing a pink 5-pointed star. The sidewalk along Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street already has 2,400 slabs and attracts more than 10 million visitors a year. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Los Angeles. Discover the list of the new nominees here …
Actress Amy Adams (b.1974) has already received over 60 accolades, including her Golden Globe nominations for “American Bluff” and “Big Eyes”, a Saturn Award for “Once Upon a Time” and the Jury Prize at the Sundance Festival for “Junebug.” Besides the many films in which she played, she also played supporting roles in television series like “The Office”, “Buffy the vampire slayer”, “Charmed” or “At the White House”.
Jason Bateman (b.1969) first rose to prominence in 1981-82 for playing James Ingalls in the hugely popular “Little House on the Prairie” television series. In the 80s, he quickly became the idol of young people and played in many TV series. His most noted films are: “Dodgeball! Even not bad “,” Allumeuses “,” Bidding “,” Juno “,” An ordinary week “,” How to kill your boss 1 & 2 “and” The Gift “.
Goldie Hawn (born 1945), is the mother of actress Kate Hudson. Hawn starred in many comedies from the 1970s to 1990s. She received an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in “Cactus Flower” (1969). Thanks to her role in “La Bidasse” 1980), she obtained a second Oscar nomination, but without obtaining the supreme award.
Besides his acting skills, Dwayne Johnson (born 1972) is also a professional wrestler. His first film “The Scorpion King” made him famous in 2002. It is for this film that he received a nice acting fee: $ 5.5 million to play the main role. Since then, he has appeared in other well-known films: “Fast Five”, “Fast & Furious 6 and 7”, “Hercules” and “The Return of the Mummy”.
Christopher Pratt (b.1979) stood out as the brilliant “Bright Abbott” in over eighty episodes of the American television series “Everwood” (2002-2006) and in the following films: “Wanted, choose your destiny ”,“ Bride Wars ”and“ Jurassic World ”. From 2009 to 2015, he played Andy Dwyer in the American television comedy “Parks and Recreation”.
Brett Ratner (born 1969) is an American film producer. After a stint in music videos, he achieved his first commercial success with the comedy “Rush Hour” (1998), starring actors Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker. He will sign other remarkable films: the romantic comedy “Family Man” (2000), “Rush Hour 2” (2001), the adaptation of “Dragon Rouge” (2002), “Coup d’éclat” (2004), “X-Men: The Final Showdown” (2006), “Rush Hour 3” (2007) and “These Boys From Brazil” (2008).
Ryan Reynolds (born 1976) is a Canadian actor and producer. He distinguished himself in the 90s for his work on television. His big breakthrough dates back to 1998 when he got the lead role of Berg in the sitcom “A Roof for Three”. Following his remarkable performances, success comes quickly and he will play among others in “Albert à l’Ouest (2014),” X-Men Origins: Wolverine “(2009),” Mise à prix “(2006) and” Amityville ”(2005).
George A. Romero
American director George Andrew Romero (born 1940) specializes in making gore horror films, often featuring the living dead. Through his films in which he skillfully combines an overdose of violence and black humor, Romero questions American society. His most popular films are: “Night of the Living Dead” (1968) “The Last of the Templars” (1972), The Army of Words (1978) and Knight Riders (1981).
American actor Mark Ruffalo (b.1967) is best known for his portrayal of the Hulk in “The Avengers” (2012) and “Avengers: Age of Ultron” (2015). Nevertheless, he has starred in other renowned films including “Eternal Sunshine Spotless Mind” (2004) “Rumor has it…” (2005), “All the King’s Men” (2006) and “Blindness” (2008).
The American actress Rita Wilson (born in 1956) has been called Madame Tom Hanks since April 30, 1988. Her most notorious films are: “White Nights in Seattle” (1993), Psycho (1998), “Just married (or almost) ”(1999) and“ The Story of Us ”(1999).
Topmodel, actress, producer and host, Tyra Banks (born 1973) is not afraid of anything. After a successful career in modeling, she began as a TV host in 2003. Then, she created “Top Model USA”, a show of which she is co-producer and principal judge. She then produced and hosted for 5 years her own fashion and beauty talk show: “The TYra Banks Show”. She will work in parallel on music videos and she will play some roles in the cinema.
Andre Braugher (born 1962) has two Emmy Awards to his name: one for his performance as ‘Frank Pembleton’ in the television series “Homicide” – “Life on the Street” (1998) and the other for the television mini-series “Thief” (2007). Among his many roles in cinema and television we can cite: “The Gambler” (2014), “The Mist” (2007), “The Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer” (2007), “Poseidon” (2006 ) and finally “Salem” (2004).
Ken Corday (b.1950) is famous as an American series producer and songwriter. He distinguished himself for “Days of Our Lives” (1965), “Days of Our Lives ’35th Anniversary” (2000) and “Days of Our Lives’ Christmas” (2001). He is also the director of his own production company: Corday Productions Inc.
American producer, actor and director, Lee Daniels (b.1959) has earned his reputation through the following films: “The Butler” (2013), “Paperboy” (2012) and “Precious” (2009).
Hugh Laurie (born 1959) is best known for his portrayal of Doctor Gregory House in the American series Dr House. But this English actor has many other strings to his bow: dubbing, standing comedy, screenwriter, producer, director, musician or author, few artistic disciplines can resist his talent. On May 23, 2007, Hugh Laurie was elevated to the rank of Officer of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II for services rendered to comedy. His role in Dr. House made him a global star and a sex symbol. The character earned him a slew of prizes including two Golden Globes.
Eva Longoria (born in 1975) is for most of us Gabrielle Solis in the TV series “Desperate Housewives” for most of us. This role earned him a nomination for the Golden Globes in 2006 and for the Screen Actors Guild Award in 2005 and 2006 (nomination shared with all the other actors of the series).
Austrian Wolfgang Puck (born 1949) is the embodiment of the American dream. Of humble origins, it is thanks to his talent and his work that he is today recognized as one of the greatest culinary talents in the world. Now at the head of a huge business, Puck appears regularly on television. Two notable appearances: his secondary role in the series The Simpsons in 2002 and the voice of the Smurf cook in the feature film The Smurfs 2011.
Keri Russell (born 1976) is an American actress and dancer known to the general public for her portrayal of the title role in the TV series “Felicity”, between 1999 and 2002. Since then, she has appeared in several high-profile films, such as “We were soldiers ”(2002),“ The Benefits of Anger ”(2005) and“ Mission: Impossible III ”(2006).
Egyptian-American TV producer and media mogul Haim Saban (b.1944) is co-owner of Saban Entertainment, known for worldwide hits like “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers”, “BeetleBorgs” and “Dragon Ball Z”. He also partially owns Fox Kids TV channels and owns Saban Capital Group. He would rank according to Forbes as the 102nd richest Americans.
George Segal (born 1934) has enjoyed a career crowned with numerous awards and distinctions. The most important films of her 50 years on the screen: “The Longest Day” (1962), “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” “(1966),” A Touch of Class “(1973),” Hello mom, here baby! “(1989),” Me, Myself and I “(1992),” Joshua Tree “(1993) and” Prête à tout “(1995).
American comedian, writer and actress Sarah Kate Silverman (b.1970) is best known for her comedy TV shows, where she deals with controversial topics such as racism, sexism and religious issues. She has also performed small roles in series like “Frasier”, “Seinfeld” and “Star Trek: Voyager” and films like “Mary At Any Price (1998),” Rock Academy “(2003),” Take This Waltz “(2011) and” Albert in the West “(2014).
Jeffrey Tambor (born 1944) has appeared in over 70 (TV) films and many famous TV series including “The Twilight Zone”, “Murder, She Wrote”, “Tales from the Crypt” and “Law & Order, CSI : Crime Scene Investigation ”. His most famous films: “Dr. Dolittle” (1998), “Mary at any price” (1998), “Meeting with Joe Black” (1998), “A stolen life” (1999), “Under the Tuscan sun “(2003) and” Very bad trip “(2009).