HOLLYWOOD—A new group of select honorees to be added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame were announced Monday.
This “Class of 2016” includes 29 names all chosen from five different categories: motion picture, television, radio, recording, and live theatre. The list includes many recognizable names, such as Bruno Mars, Kevin Hart, Quentin Tarantino, and Steve Carell. To be selected for the honored spot, contenders had applications submitted for them by fans or celebrity representatives. Each honoree was chosen by a committee. Each recipient receives two years to set a date for their star’s unveiling ceremony—exact dates are yet to be scheduled. Recipients are also in charge of their star’s $30,000 price tag.
In the category of motion pictures:
Steve Carell, Bradley Cooper, Ashley Judd, Michael Keaton, Kurt Russell, Quentin Tarantino, and Toshiro Mifune (posthumous)
In the category of television:
Barbara Bain, Kathy Bates, Roma Downey, David Duchovny, Allison Janney, Rob Lowe, Debra Messing, Tracy Morgan, Gary Sinise, and William S. Paley (posthumous)
In the category of recording:
Shirley Caesar, LL Cool J, Cyndi Lauper, Adam Levine, Bruno Mars, Joseph B. “Joe” Smith, Itzhak Perlman, and “Mama” Cass Elliot (posthumous)
In the category of radio:
Longtime Los Angeles Clippers broadcaster Ralph Lawler
In the category of live theater/live performance:
Angelica Maria, Harvey Fierstein, and Kevin Hart