HOLLYWOOD HILLS—Steve Carell will be honored with the 2,570th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, January 6, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced.
The actor will be honored in the category of Motion Pictures in front of the Egyptian Theatre at 6708 Hollywood Boulevard at 11:30 a.m.
Hollywood Chamber President/CEO Leron Gubler will emcee the dedication with “The Big Short” director Adam McKay and “Anchorman” co-star Will Ferrell as guest speakers.
“We are so excited to honor one of Hollywood’s most versatile actors who has worked in both television and motion pictures,” said Ana Martinez, Producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies. “Having an actor of this caliber added to the Walk of Fame adds to the mystique of Hollywood and fans from around the world are excited about this beloved actor being honored by Hollywood.”
Carell is best known for playing Michael Scott in the American version of “The Office” for which he received a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Comedy Series. He also starred in lead roles for the movies “The 40-Year-Old Virgin,” “Crazy Stupid Love,” and “The Way, Way Back.”
In the 2014 film “Foxcatcher,” Carell was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as wrestling coach and convicted murderer John Eleuthera du Pont.
Carell currently stars alongside Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt in “The Big Short.” He has earned a Golden Globe nomination for Lead Actor in a Musical or Comedy category for his portrayal of banker Mark Baum in the film.
Live coverage of the Walk of Fame Ceremony honoring Steve Carell can be viewed exclusively on www.walkoffame.com