HOLLYWOOD HILLS — Acclaimed writer/director Paul Mazursky was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, December 15.
In a ceremony that had attendees which included directors Mel Brooks and Jeff Kanew, Mazursky was recognized for his achievements throughout his decades-long career.
“And like [Federico Felini], Mazursky looks at the ordinary and always sees the extraordinary,” said director Jeff Kanew at the ceremony.
Mazursky, 85, began his writing career working on Peter Seller's “I Love You, Alice B. Toklas.” From there, he made a name for himself writing and directing movies like “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice,” “Down and Out in
Mel Brooks said of his friend Mazursky, “Paul is a special guy and a special talent. And we are forever grateful...for a writer and director who could see the human heart in all its glory and give it to us on the screen.”
The star awarded to Mazursky is the 2,515th to be placed on the Walk of Fame so far. Also in attendance were Councilman Mitch O'Farrell and Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Leron Gubler.
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