Rod Stewart, Antonio Banderas and Donald Duck are among an eclectic bunch who will receive stars on Hollywood‘s Walk of Fame in Los Angeles next year.
A total of 32 inductees were selected on Wednesday by the Walk of Fame Committee of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and ratified by the board.
The 2005 choice – they were picked from hundreds of nominations – will be honoured in high-profile pavement ceremonies on Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street.
“The ceremonies for these artists will bring a lot of smiles and excitement to the local residents and to our visitors from around the world,” honorary Hollywood Mayor Johnny Grant said.
The recipients are:
Movies – Tim Allen, Antonio Banderas, Donald Duck, Kevin Kline, Julianne Moore, Patricia Neal, Dennis Quaid and Ben Stiller.
Television – Tom Brokaw, James Doohan, Roger Ebert, Susan Lucci, Al Michaels, David Hyde Pierce, Wayne Rogers and Soupy Sales.
Recording – Emilio Estefan, Al Green, Herb Jeffries, Billy Joel, the Righteous Brothers, Carly Simon and Rod Stewart.
Live theatre/live performance: Theodore Bikel, Linda Hopkins and Fred Travalena.
Radio: Jim Ladd and Bob Miller.
Posthumous awards: Stella Adler, Redd Foxx, Freddie Prinze and David O. Selznik.