20 actors you didn't know were presented with the five-pointed star embedded with their name on the Hollywood walk of fame.
Walking on Hollywood Boulevard is one of the biggest dreams of every celebrity worldwide. It is honored to receive one but it doesn't come easy to everyone. Millions of people dream of it, but only a handful are blessed with the opportunity.
Here are the twenty actors who lived the moment on Hollywood Boulevard.
20. Anne Hathaway
Anne Hathaway is the actress who blessed us with her enticing looks and down-to-earth personality. Even after two decades, her portrayal of Mia Thermopolis in The Princess Diaries still makes some headlines.
Anne has always impressed her admirers, whether with comedy timing or drama-free life.
Similarly, in 2009, Anne appeared on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list. Throughout the years, she starred in several commercially hit films, which include Get Smart, Bride Wars, Love & Other Drugs, and Valentine's Day.
Given her popularity, it was a big moment for her fans from around the globe when Anne Hathaway received her Hollywood walk of fame star in 2019.
19. Milo Ventimiglia
Milo Ventimiglia is an acclaimed American actor. His fame sky rocketed after playing Jess Mariano on Gilmore Girls.
The two-time Emmy nominee Milo received a star on the Hollywood walk of fame on January 10, 2022. He was presented with a 2,710th star on 6562 Hollywood Boulevard.
Milo is the talk of the town for his upcoming television series, The Company You Keep. In the series, Milo plays a con, Charlie Nicoletti. His co-star Catherine Haena Kim plays an undercover CIA officer Emma Hill.
18. Jack Black
Thomas Jacob Black, commonly known as Jack Black, is a synonym for comedy. He has left a mark over the years not only as a comedy character but as a musician and a singer as well.
In 2018, Black received a star on the Hollywood walk of fame in the category of motion pictures at 6441 Hollywood Boulevard. The father of two is one of the lead singers and guitarists for the comedy rock band Tenacious D.
The father of two was born in Santa Monica, California, U.S., on August 28, 1969. Additionally, Black is also a YouTuber. He created a channel named JablinskiGames which has over 4 million subscribers.
17. Laura Linney
Manhattan native Laura Linney is a drop dead gorgeous actress of all times. Laura has dedicated her life into making memories through her work.
Infact, she has spent most of her life acting in several movies, television shows and theatre. Over the years, Laura has given numerous greatest hits, including Ozark, The Big C, Wild Iris and many more.
The Love Actually star Linney is a two-time Golden Globe award winner and four-time Primetime Emmy award recipient. This talented actress received the Hollywood walk of fame star on July 2022.
Her star is on the 6500 block of Hollywood Boulevard. Moreover, Laura is an established actor. Additionally, Linney has two Golden Globe Awards, Four Primetime Awards and several other nominations.
Previously, she starred in a Broadway production of Sight Unseen at the Biltmore Theatre. The play ran for three months, and Linney earned her second Tony Award nomination for her act.
16. Billy Porter
William Ellis Porter II, also known as Billy Porter, is a renowned actor, director and singer. Not only an actor, Billy is an active member of the LGBTQI+ community.
Porter has always been upfront about his unique personality. He has his own way of making a statement through art, music, and peculiar fashion sense.
Also, he is the first man of colour from the LGBTQI+ community to be nominated and receive the Primetime Emmy Award as a lead character. Additionally, Billy Porter is also an author. He wrote and published a book, Unprotected: A Memoir, in 2021.
On December 1st 2021, porter received his very own star on the Hollywood walk of fame. His family and husband, Adam Smith, were there to root for him. He is on YouTube too.
15. Daniel Craig
Daniel Craig is one of the bold and enchanting actors to date. From Casino Royale to No Time to Die, he has given a different twist to the 007 character.
Daniel has always maintained his clean look throughout his career. He looks as intelligent and fresh as morning dew. Daniel Craig also received his star on the Hollywood walk of fame on 7007 Hollywood Boulevard on October 6, 2021.
Craig was last seen as Detective Benoit Blanc in the movie Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery. Audiences never expected his 007 portrayals to stay with them long. Everyone hopes to see him soon with a similar character.
14. Taraji P. Henson
Howard graduate Taraji has received won a Golden Globe award. In fact, Taraji has nominations for various prestigious accolades and awards.
In 2019. actress Taraji received her Hollywood walk of fame star—additionally, her ex-fiance Kelvin Hayden and her son Marcell Johnson joined in celebrating her achievement.
Additionally, fans around the globe are most excited to watch her upcoming movies, PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie and Time Alone. Not to forget, Taraji published a book, Around the Way Girl: A Memoir, in 2016.
13. Salma Hayek
Actress Salma Hayek Pinault is a Hispanic beauty. Salma is known for her bold characters in From Dusk till Dawn, Wild Wild West and Dogma.
Hayek was born in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico. Her wealthy family raised Salma to be a devout Christian. As a child, she had dyslexia. In 2011, Salma received the star in the category of Motion Pictures located at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard.
She received the honour from actor Adam Sandler and filmmaker Chloe Zhao.
12. Harry Connick Jr
Harry Connick Jr, is a multiple Grammy and Emmy award recipient. With the balance of music and acting, Harry has a captivating personality.
His television presence and a strong vocal ability is a great combination for his success. He is a professional actor, a talented pianist, and a fine singer.
As of 2023, Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr., aka Harry has ten number-one US jazz albums and has sold over 30 million records worldwide. In 2019, this all-around entertainer received his star on the Hollywood walk of fame.
It was quite a celebration and a proud moment for his family and fans from around the globe.
11. Kristen Bell
Kristen Bell is loved for her character in Frozen, The Good Place, and Forgetting Sarah Marshall. Growing up in Huntington Woods, Michigan, Kristen always aspired to be an actor.
She started giving auditions from an early age. Since then, Bell has worked hard and has established herself as an impressive actor and singer.
It was a proud moment for her when the news broke out about her receiving a star on the Hollywood walk of fame. She was presented the star along with Idina Menzel by The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce on November 19, 2019.
10. Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman is a renowned Australian actor. Hugh is appreciated for playing Logan, aka Wolverine, in the X-Men film series.
His role in the franchise listed him on the Guinness Book of World records for "longest career as a live-action Marvel character".
Furthermore, he has acquired various awards and accolades. Jackman has received multiple Tony awards, Golden Globe, Primetime Emmy, and so on. In 2012, Hugh became the 2,487th artist to receive the Hollywood walk of fame star.
He has presented with the award by TV presenter Jay Leno.
09. Daniel Radcliffe
Daniel Radcliffe is not just any actor. He is an emotion which connects millions of fantasy fans.
Harry Potter is nostalgic for people who love Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter was like living the dreams. Daniel justified the role and forever created a space in his fans’ hearts.
When people remember Harry Potter, the first thing it clicks is Daniel’s name and picture. Daniel was born and raised in London, England. He began his career as a young David Copperfield in 1999. Fans from all over the world were ecstatic when Daniel unveiled the star in 2015.
Daniel received the star in the category of Motion Pictures. Additionally, it is situated at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard in front of The Dolby Theatre.
08. Courtney Cox
Courtney Cox's performance in the American sitcom Friends was down-to-earth and relatable.
People could relate to the ideology of the character Monica Geller which helped her garner multiple awards and accolades throughout her career.
Monica Geller and her OCD added a different angle to the show. It was exciting, and viewers connected to the show.Courtney Cox is the first actor from the sitcom Friends to receive the honour.
She was presented with the star on the Hollywood walk of fame on February 27, 2023. Her co-stars and friends, Lisa Kudrow and Jennifer Anniston accompanied Courtney on her special day. The three of them looked very nostalgic and happy at the same time.
07. Terrence Howard
Terrence Howard is a distinguished artist in Hollywood. He is an outstanding actor, rapper, singer and producer.
Throughout his career, Terrence has had prominent roles in Iron Man, Empire, Winnie Mandela, Ray, Lackawanna Blues, Crash, Four Brothers, Big Momma's House, Get Rich or Die Tryin', etc.
Born in Chicago, Illinois, Howards had a great interest in acting from a young age. On September 24, 2019, The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce honoured him with the 2,674th star. He embraced the joy of receiving the star with his family on the side.
However, in 2022, Terrence decided to leave acting and spoke about stepping out of new projects.
06. Renee Zellweger
Renee Zellweger is an American actress who was among the highest-paid in 2007. She has received two Academy Awards, two British Academy Film Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards.
Renee was born and raised in Katy, Texas, a western suburb of Houston, by her parents, Emil Erich Zellweger and Kjellfrid Irene. Furthermore, she vouches for equality and supports The Great initiative project. She also was a part of the HIV prevention campaign in 2005.
Zellweger received her Hollywood walk of fame star on May 24, 2005. Her star is located at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard.
05. Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon is one of the most beautiful and poised actresses in Hollywood. She has mesmerized her fans with her sweet smile and different acting style.
Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon, aka Reese Witherspoon, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on March 22, 1976. Her iconic looks and presentation as Elle Woods in the comedy Legally Blonde (2001) and its 2003 sequel are memorable in everyone’s heart.
Be it her bold looks or extraordinary dialogue delivery; she had served right to the point. Reese is among the most blessed artists for having the honour of 2,425th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She received the Star in the Category of Motion Pictures 6262 Hollywood Boulevard in front of the W Hollywood Hotel.
Her kids were there to support her.
04. Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst rose to fame after playing Mary Jane, the love interest of Peter Parker, aka Spiderman. People worldwide appreciated her and supported her character.
Apart from Spiderman, her roles in Little Women, Jumanji (1995) and Small Soldiers were also well-appreciated. Little is known about her modelling career as a child. You heard it right; Dunst was a fashion model for television commercials around the 80s.
Later, she aspired to become an actress and has worked on hundreds of projects. Her commercially successful projects include Interview with the Vampire, The Beguiled, Spiderman, etc.
What's more, Kirsten is a vocal artist too. She has sung a film, Get Over It and a few others credit songs.
03. Chris Pratt
Chris Pratt is a part of numerous big-budget movies. His most notable and loved character is Peter Quill/Star-Lord of the movie Guardians of the Galaxy.
Besides the Marvel franchise, Chris has been a part of the Jurassic World Franchise and The Lego Movies. Pratt began his career at a young age; however, it took a while to hit it off.
It was the role of Andy Dwyer in the sitcom Parks and Recreation that changed his career path.
No matter what character he portrays, fans have always admired his quirky nature and comedy timings. The star lord received the honorary star on Hollywood Boulevard in the category of Motion Pictures in front of the El Capitan Theatre. His family was there to support him on an auspicious day.
02. Christina Applegate
Christina Applegate began her career as a child artist. She rose to fame for her role as Kelly Bundy in the Fox sitcom Married... with Children.
Throughout her career, Applegate has been a spokesman for the Lee National Denim Day, which helps research and spread awareness about breast cancer. Christina’s captivating smile and representation of the characters have been an x-factor for the honour she has received to date.
Furthermore, her title role in the NBC sitcom Jesse earned her Primetime Emmy award and a Golden Globe nomination.
As a child, she made several television cameos with her mother. Furthermore, she also starred in television commercials and films. Applegate was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6201 Hollywood boulevard. Initially, she was set to receive the glory in 2020.
However, it got delayed because of the pandemic.
01. Amy Adams
Amy Adams is a two-time Golden Globe award-winning actress. She has an infectious smile with impeccable comedy timing.
Her notable work includes Catch Me If You Can, Junebug, Enchanted, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Arrival, Nocturnal Animals, and Justice League.
Amy began her career as a dancer and later began acting around the late 90s. It surprised everyone when Amy received her Oscar nomination in 2006 for her role in Junebug. In total, she is a six-time Oscar nominee.
Later in 2017, Amy Adams was given the 2,598th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She flaunted her beautiful smile posing in front of the lead with her family.