Stage and screen star Vanessa Williams, a committee member for the Hollywood Walk of Fame 2019–2020 Selection Committee, announced the new Hollywood Walk of Fame honorees with Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Rana Ghadban June 20.
Honorees in the category of Live Theatre/Live Performance include Kinky Boots Tony winner Billy Porter and Dave Chappelle, the comedian and actor who will make his Broadway debut in July.
Honorees in the other categories follow:
Motion Pictures: Mahershala Ali, Batman, Ruth E. Carter, Laurence Fishburne, Chris Hemsworth, Spike Lee, Julia Roberts, Octavia Spencer, and Lina Wertmüller
Television: Christina Applegate, Andy Cohen, Cindy Crawford, Terry Crews, Harry Friedman, Kathie Lee Gifford, Nigel Lythgoe, Milo Ventimiglia, Burt Ward, Wendy Williams, Dr. Phil McGraw, and Andy Kaufman (Posthumous)
Recording: Elvis Costello, Sir Lucian Grainge, Billy Idol, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Alicia Keys, Andy Madadian, Mo Ostin, Bobby Rydell, Alejandro Sanz, Tanya Tucker, and Muddy Waters (Posthumous)
Radio: Susan Stamberg
“The Walk of Fame Selection Committee is pleased to announce our newest honorees to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. This year’s choices were particularly unique. We were able to recognize the talents of 35 artists who have already built a legacy here in Hollywood,” stated Selection Committee Chair and Walk of Famer Vin Di Bona. “Also, we were able to celebrate many new talented artists who’ve touched our hearts in film, television, radio and a variety of musical categories.”
Dates have not been scheduled for the star ceremonies. Recipients have two years to schedule ceremonies from the date of selection.