A popular destination for those visiting Hollywood is the Walk of Fame on Hollywood and Vine Boulevards. Every year there are around two dozen Walk of Fame ceremonies to honor notable celebrities with a star on the Walk of Fame. On March 7 at 11:30am, actors Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy will be celebrated with a rare double ceremony at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard. This is only the second time that a married couple has been honored on the same day with two stars on the Walk of Fame. The first couple was film producers Lauren Shuler Donner and Richard Donner in 2008.
Actress Felicity Huffman is known for her work in both dramatic and comedic roles. She earned an Academy Award nomination for her performance as transgender parent Bree in Transamerica as well as a Golden Globe Award and Independent Spirit Award for the same role. She has also won an Emmy and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Lead Actresss in a Comedy Series for her role on ABC’s hit series “Desperate Housewives” as Lynette Scavo.
Huffman is still currently starring in “Desperate Housewives,” now in its final season, which airs on Sunday nights at 9pm on ABC. The cast won the 2004 SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series and a Golden Globe for Best Television Series-Comedy or Musical. Her movie credits include: Raising Helen, Phoebe in Wonderland, Georgia Rule and Christmas with the Cranks. She is also a founding member of the Atlantic Theater Company.
Actor William H. Macy currently stars in the Showtime series “Shameless.” The show is currently in production of its second season, and it has been picked up for a third. He is best known for his portrayl of Jerry Lundergaard in Fargo. He received an Oscar nomination and an Independent Spirit Award as Best Supporting Actor. His film credits include: Pleasantville, Jurassic Park3, Wag the Tog, Searching for Bobby Fisher, Mr. Holland’s Opus and Seabiscuit.
On the small screen, Macy has received Emmy nominations, Golden Globes and SAG awards for his acting in “Umney’s Last Case,” “The Wool Cap” and “Stealing Sinatra. In 2002, he received acclaim for his rols as Bill Porter in TNT’s “Door to Door,” which he also co-wrote. The film was nominated for 12 Emmys and won 6 in the Television Movies categories. Macy is also known for co-founding the St. Nicholas Theater with David Mamet and Steven Schachter in Chicago.
Hufffman and Macy will be awarded the 2463rd and 2464th stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame tomorrow at 11:30am, with guest speakers David Mamet and Aaron Sorkin. Don’t miss a great ceremony to honor two of Hollywood’s greatest stars!