Octavia Spencer is set to receive a Hollywood Walk of Fame star. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced the news with a list of the class of 2020 honorees. The award-winning actress will receive the star in the Motion Pictures category.
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The Selection Committee Chair and Walk of Famer, Vin Di Bona said in part: “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 thirty-five artists who have already built a legacy here in Hollywood.”
Other recipients in the category include Oscar-winning actors Mahershala Ali and Laurence Fishburne, as well as Oscar-winning director, Spike Lee. Alicia Keys will receive one in the Recording category, and Dave Chappelle and Billy Porter in the Live Theatre/Live Performance category.
Octavia Spencer to receive a Hollywood Walk of Fame star. Congratulations!
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Thanks Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. I heard the news a week ago but had three days of filming to complete in London and a recording session for Dr. Doolittle stateside. Now that I’m finally getting back into this time zone I am able to process this huge honor. I thought the days of referring to myself as “class of” were behind me. I’m glad I was wrong. Congratulations to all honorees. #classof2020
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