Vince Godinez of Top End Constructors installs Tom Sherak’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday.
Sherak was scheduled to receive his Star on the Walk of Fame in February but the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce moved up hte installation
L.A. mayor Eric Garcetti said in a statement: “Tom was a true Hollywood original, moving up the ladder to promote blockbusters, running the Oscars and having a bulging Rolodex filled with not just A-list contacts, but so many close friends who were smitten by his humor, drive, and spirit.
Bruce Snyder, former head of distribution at Fox, said, “In an industry of larger-than-life personalities, Tom was a giant.
Sherak died Tuesday in Calabasas, Calif.
While at Fox, Sherak oversaw some of the most famous movies of the 80s and 90s, including “Titanic,” “Alien” and “Die Hard.”