Missy Elliott, Jenifer Lewis, Nick Cannon, Judge Mathis & More Set to Receive a 2021 Hollywood Walk of Fame Star


The Hollywood Walk of Fame is set to honor some of Hollywood’s greatest acts, which started on February 7, 1960. ABC has announced the inductees for 2021.

From film and television, to recording artists, live theatre, and radio. The 35 inductees have made a name for themselves, and this year’s inductees include one Black icon in particular, Marla Gibbs. Gibbs dominated television for 15 years consistently with her roles on The Jeffersons and 227. Following those roles, we’ve seen Gibbs on various television shows and movies.

In the category of Motion Pictures: Josh Brolin, Don Cheadle, Morris Chestnut, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zac Efron, Giancarlo Giannini, Shia LaBeouf, Jimmy Smits, Naomi Watts and a double star for Ali MacGraw and Ryan O’Neal.

In the category of Television: Nick Cannon, Courteney Cox, Marla Gibbs, Jenifer Lewis, Laura Linney, Judge Greg Mathis, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Sarah Paulson, Peter Roth and Christian Slater.

In the category of Recording: The Chi-Lites, Kelly Clarkson, Missy Elliott, Ana Gabriel, Jefferson Airplane, The Judds, Don McLean, Salt-N-Pepa, Trisha Yearwood and Charlie Parker (Posthumous).

In the category of Live Theatre/Live Performance: Sarah Brightman, Luciano Pavarotti (Posthumous) and August Wilson (Posthumous)

In the category of Radio: Big Boy

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