Hollywood Walk of Fame 2015 Honorees Revealed

Hollywood Walk of Fame

Will Ferrell and Melissa McCarthy are among the 30 honorees selected to receive a star on Hollywood’s the Walk of Fame in 2015, the Walk of Fame Selection Committee announced Thursday morning.

Jennifer Garner, Peter Jackson, Eugenio Derbez, Daniel Radcliffe, Paul Rudd and Christoph Waltz join funnyman Ferrell in those from the motion pictures category receiving stars.

Screenwriter and novelist Raymond Chandler, who died in 1959, and Batman creator Bob Kane, who died in 1998, will be given their stars posthumously.

From the television category, “The Simpsons” producer James L. Brooks, producer and director Ken Ehrlich, celebrity chef Bobby Flay, “Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane, “The Good Wife’s” Julianna Margulies, “NCIS: Los Angeles” star Chris O’Donnell, “Big Bang Theory” genius Jim Parsons, former “Saturday Night Live” favorite Amy Poehler, talkshow host Kelly Ripa and “Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara will receive stars for their work.

Songwriter and remixer Lukasz ‘Dr. Luke’ Gottwald, R&B funk music group Kool & The Gang, rapper Pitbull, Al Schmitt and producer-turned-singer Pharrell Williams will receive stars as well.

Kristin Chenoweth, Dick Gregory and Ennio Morricone were selected to receive stars for their live performances on stage or in the theatre.

Los Angeles radio host Larry Elder will also receive a star, being the only one from the radio category to do so. Snoopy, a childhood cartoon favorite, will even receive a star on the Walk for his memorable appearances in the “Peanuts” specials.

“We know that the new selections represent the best of the entertainment industry and will be a great addition to the Walk of Fame for both the Hollywood community and fans from around the world who visit Hollywood every year,” Maureen Schultz, Chair of the Walk of Fame selection committee, said in a statement.

The Walk of Fame Selection Committee of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce selected the honorees at a meeting held on June 16.

Of these 30 ceremonies planned for the recipients, approximately 24 of them will be broadcasted to a worldwide audience.

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  1. Lori Overton says:

    Do Johnny Galecki have a star on the Walk of Fame?

  2. Matthew Durato says:

    @Austin,-He’ll yeah he should, from Evil Dead 2 to AoD, to Bubby Hotep, that guy is the KING of Comedy/ Horror/Action flicks. That guy is better than 99.44% of the so called A list celebrities out there…..Bruce, if you are listening/reading this, I say go for it. You fucking A deserve a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. You should be immortalized forever for your work and joy you have brought to millions around the world! Signed; NOT Bruce Campbell’s publicist

  3. Austin Devine says:

    You know who should have had a star BRUCE……FUCKING……CAMPBELL

  4. jason says:

    Please give the great Al Schmitt more recognition. Without him, we may have still been using only one microphone to record everything! (for better or for worse)

  5. Tina says:

    Please give the gorgeous Sharon Tate a star🌟. She shines so brightly in the heavens!

  6. vp19 says:

    I know Goldie Hawn has no star on the Walk of Fame (which seems strange, given her stature in the industry and box-office clout for several decades), but I’m assuming it’s something she’s declined for one reason or another. That might also be the case with Kurt.

    In music, I’m personally surprised — and dismayed — that Jackie DeShannon has no star, especially since she was a key figure in the Los Angeles pop scene as both a performer and songwriter (heck, she even appeared in a few movies).

    Delighted Kristin Chenoweth is getting a star. What a wonderfully talented lady!

  7. where’s kurt Russell star?

  8. Lisadawn Marble says:

    What date will Kool And The Gang be honored by getting their star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame? We around the world need to know, so we can arrange ahead of time, time off , travel and accomidations to attend.

    Kool And The Gang are the Most Entertaining Band in concert and are the most consistent ,
    hardest working band in the world since 1964!.

    Clifford Adams Jr. their Trumbone player since 1977 is by far the Most Entertaining part of Kool
    And The Gang! Kool And The Gang is the
    longest touring soul/ R&B band in the world
    ever, and they do a world tour all year around to
    all continents except Antarctica , plus island
    nations and territories! All The band members and staff deserve Appreciation for all their decades of Consistent , Constant exhausting touring to bring people Exhilaration, bliss, Realizations, a lot to look forward to, Inspiration and sharing inspiration and communication with people of diverse countries ,” Kool And The Gang” exposes different people and different countries to very positive , helpful American people (the band members) & their music , all which eases and decreases the misconceptions and predjuduces that people have held about people of other cultures!
    Kool And The Gang helps and Heals international relations , enables people to meet and make new friends and start new relationships both with persons of different countries and cultures, and within one’s own country and culture, and Kool And The Gang Greatly Improves The World!!!!!

    From: Lisadawn Marble
    in Santa Rosa (northern) California, America

  9. Congratulations to Al Schmitt! Long Over Due! Peace OT

  10. Eloise Heal says:

    Where’s Sharon Tate’s star? We’re all waiting, you know.

    ((super glad that Seth MacFarlane is an honouree though))

  11. nicole says:

    I thought you had to have so many years in the business or you had to be passed on in this life to receive a star on the walk of fame and I just recently saw jerry lewis receive his star on the walk of fame now some of these stars in my opinion are too young and the ones who deserve the star on the walk of fame have not received one yet.

  12. Tamara says:

    What about Christine Baranski? She ‘s wonderful actress and she did magnificient job in The good wife.

  13. Bud Crotteau says:

    Kim dese

  14. Joel says:

    Seriously, what has Melissa McCartney ever done except to play the same, loud-mouthed, obnoxious, hyperactive fat woman in every thing she’s ever played in? What’s so amusing about a woman who has no self control and no shame? We should stop paying attention to her and maybe she’ll go away!

    • dillon says:

      excuse me?!?! she actually plays GREAT roles on every movie i have seen her in, either your a critic or should be one be one because you judgement is way too harsh!

  15. Patti Kulaszewski says:

    Paul Walker Deserves One Not Because He Died But Because His Talent And His Dedication Through His Own Foundation He Funded ROWW To Aid Those In Need During National Disasters.

  16. .... says:

    Tina Fey was supposed to get a star about two years ago, but still hasn’t!! Come on Walk of Fame! Fey deserves her star!

  17. I think Verity Lambert and Sydney Newman deserve one for 51 years ago creating Doctor Who!!

  18. Sharon says:

    So happy for Jennifer Garner I thought she should get one years ago :)

  19. Bob says:

    Thank you for not including Kim Kardashian to this list. It would have only tarnished the image of the walk of fame that Johnny Grant worked so hard to protect.

  20. ShellP says:

    I’m sorry, but if Paula Abdul can get one, anyone can.

  21. Peter young says:

    So, when does Weird Al Yankovic get his star on the Walk of fame? Seriously!?

  22. Que gusto y alegría para México y el mundo que un mexicano esté con las estrellas de este hermoso planeta llamado tierra ojalá el señor Eugenio Derbez tenga más estrellas para seguir poniendo a México muy en alto

  23. I’d gladly step on Pitbull’s star.

  24. honeydijonay says:

    Jim Parson’s?? He barely has a resume to speak of! Even Johnny Galecki is more deserving or Mayim Bialik!

  25. Johnny says:

    Yes, a fee is paid. But, the star has to be OK’d by some committee. I couldn’t get a star just by paying the fee. BUT, what bothers me about this article is that Al Schmitt is mentioned by name but not by who he is. LAME. He’s head and shoulders above all of these people on this list. He’s a legend. Think Elvis, Frank Sinatra. He’s worked with all of them. He’s the top recording engineer in this business.

    • jason says:

      Such a disgrace! Not only did Schmitt work with the best and most famous stars, Schmitt basically invented most of the modern recording techniques used by studios today.

  26. Anna says:

    Congratulations to Eugenio Derbez!!! Also to all of the honorees! We are proud of you.

  27. Daniel Coats says:

    So happy for Seth MacFarlane He is a comedic genius and talented singer and he truly deserves it.

  28. Sarah says:

    When Jennifer Garner became relevant to deserve a star? most of these people don’t deserve to have a star, they just got it because they paid for it!

    • Cassie says:

      Yea, snoopy paid for a star! You’ve figured it out! Actually, alot of these people absolutely deserve a star!! Do you even know who half of these people are? Dont be jealous, girl, let them have at least one moment without having to deal with a hater like yourself! Imagine if everything you did there was at least one person who told you that you sucked and don’t deserve recognition, now multiply that by being acknowledged by millions, and hearing that negativity almost every day…just think before you speak and imagine yourself in their shoes for that one moment.

      • Angela says:

        Snoopy cannot pay for a star, but people behind him can. What’s so unbelievable they paid for Snoopy to have a star?

  29. The 2.5th Doctor says:

    Bill Finger deserves a STAR.

  30. Harley Halfors says:

    Where are Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, David Tennant and Matt Smith? Come on, Pitbull gets a star but not these people? This is so messed up.

  31. Albert says:

    Pitbull? Really? So getting a star means nothing.

  32. Brenda Martinez says:

    Muchas Felicidades Eugenio Derbes, cuando develas tu estrella? me gustaría planear un viaje con mi familia para estar allí ese día. Estamos orgullosos de ti.

  33. Deirdree says:

    Eugenio Derbez, congrats!!!!!

  34. joseu.uribe says:

    Congrats…Eugenio derbez. We love you!!

  35. Vishal says:

    If Bob Kane is getting one shouldn’t Bill Finger, Batman’s co creator, get one as well?

  36. Marilynn says:

    Congrats Eugenio Derbez !!! Hard hard work really pays off !!!

  37. Cynthia Romero says:

    Congratulations to Snoopy…..Can hardly wait!#

  38. Elena Aguayo says:

    Well earned from Eugenio Derbez! Congrats!

  39. Gaby says:

    Congrats to Eugenio Derbez and SofiaVergara :)

  40. Mario Arozamena says:

    Congrats to Eugenio Derbez. Mexican proud.

  41. Mell says:

    All rigged!!!

    It’s all about money and only the ones who have money promo usually gets a star.

    Another Hollywood fake.

    • Fre says:

      You’re correct about that.
      Just like last years oscar and before…. pay your fee, promote, promote, promote and ‘Boom’…. you get your star.

      When did Talent and Accomplishment get replaced with…… the process.
      Sad.

    • faerie says:

      ????????????????????????

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