Dame Helen Mirren, a legend of stage and screen, is set to receive her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Jan. 3, 2013, Variety reported this afternoon.
Oscar, Golden Globe and Emmy-winning actress Dame's Broadway credits include the revival of Dance of Death in 2001 A Month in the Country in 1995, for both of which she was nominated for Best Actress in a Play at the Tony Awards. Mirren is perhaps best known for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in "The Queen" (2006). This performance earned Mirren 26 major awards, including the Oscar for Best Featured Actress. West End credits include Collected Stories and Orpheus Descending. She can most recently be seen in "Hitchcock," opposite Anthony Hopkins.
Other stars set to receive a star in 2013 include:
Rick Baker, Javier Bardem, Viola Davis, James Franco, and Ron Howard
Simon Baker, Bryan Cranston, Ellen Degeneres, Jane Lynch, Katey Sagal and Matthew Perry
The Back Street Boys, Jennifer Hudson, Jane's Addiction, Janis Joplin (Posthumous), New Kids on the Block, Usher Raymond IV, Thalia and Luther Vandross (Posthumous)
Olympia Dukakis and Penn & Teller
StEve Harvey and "Shot Gun" Tom Kelly
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is an internationally-recognized Hollywood icon. With approximately 24 star ceremonies annually broadcast around the world, the constant reinforcement provided to the public has made the Walk of Fame a top visitor attraction. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce continues to administer the Walk of Fame as the representative of the City of Los Angeles. In 2010, the Walk of Fame marked its 50th anniversary. The Walk of Fame is a tribute to all of those who worked diligently to develop the concept and to maintain this world-class tourist attraction. The Walk of Fame is open to the public.