Cult Cinema Icon and Director John Waters To Receive Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame
By The Big Magazine Staff
Iconic filmmaker John Waters, is getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2023, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced last Friday.
The 76-year-old is one of seven honorees from the movie industry in the 2023 class and the only recipient who isn’t primarily an actor. Uma Thurman, Bill Pullman, Vince Vaughn, Ludacris, Juanita Moore and Paul Walker will also receive stars honoring their film work.
In the world of television, actor and director Jon Favreau, actress Mindy Kaling, actor and comedian Martin Lawrence, actress Ellen Pompeo, actor Ralph Macchio, and actor and comedian Garrett Morris will be honored.
And in music, singer Marc Anthony, executive Irving Azoff, boy band the Jonas Brothers, rock singer and guitarist Lenny Kravitz, country singer Blake Shelton, R&B singer Charlie Wilson, and Mexican banda singer Jenni Rivera will receive stars next year.
Actress and talk show host Holly Robinson Peete received the 2,725th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday.
Since 1960, the chamber of commerce has celebrated important figures in the business of entertainment by embedding terrazzo and brass stars along a 15-block stretch of Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles.
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