HOLLYWOOD, CA. June 17, 2021 —A new group of entertainment professionals in the categories of Motion Pictures, Television, Live Theatre/Live Performance, Radio, Recording and the newest category Sports Entertainment have been selected to receive stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame by the Walk of Fame Selection Panel of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. These honorees were chosen from among hundreds of nominations to the committee at a meeting held on June 14, 2021 and ratified by the Hollywood Chamber’s Board of Directors on June 16, 2021. Ellen K, Chair of the Walk of Fame Selection Panel and Radio personality, announced the new honorees on www.walkoffame.com The Hollywood Walk of Fame Class of 2022 are:
In the category of MOTION PICTURES: Francis Ford Coppola, Macaulay Culkin, Willem Dafoe, Salma Hayek, James Hong, Helen Hunt, Michael B. Jordan, Regina King, Ray Liotta, Ewan McGregor, Adam McKay, Jason Momoa, Tessa Thompson and Carrie Fisher (posthumous).
In the category of TELEVISION: Byron Allen, Greg Berlanti, Ricky Gervais, Peter Krause, Bob Odenkirk, Holly Robinson-Peete, Norman Reedus, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jean Smart, Ming-Na Wen and Kenan Thompson. In the category of RECORDING: Black Eyed Peas, George E. Clinton Jr., Ashanti Douglas, DJ Khaled, Avril Lavigne, Los Huracanes Del Norte, Martha Reeves and Ermias “Nipsey Hussle” Asghedom (posthumous). In the category of LIVE THEATRE/LIVE PERFORMANCE:Patti Lupone, Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. and Angelica Vale In the category of RADIO: Richard Blade In the category or Sports Entertainment: Michael Strahan
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and its Walk of Fame Selection Panel congratulate all the honorees. Dates have not been scheduled for these star ceremonies. Recipients have two years to schedule star ceremonies from the date of selection before they expire. Upcoming star ceremonies are usually announced ten days prior to dedication on the official website www.walkoffame.com.
Veteran actress and Broadway favorite DALE SOULES has lots to celebrate this spring. She has a featured role in AWOL, an independent film which premieres at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival on Friday, April 15. She plays Lola Kirke’s mother, Ruthie, a hard-working, loving, single mom coming to terms with her daughter’s sexuality while helping her find her way in the world. Building from her award-winning short, writer-director Deb Shoval’s debut feature is a clear-eyed love story told with an assured voice and impressive attention to details of small town life in rural Pennsylvania. AWOLis a beautiful romantic drama that is both tender and tough in equal measure.
AWOL will be shown on Friday, April 15 at 5:30 PM, SVA Theater; Saturday, April 16 at 6:15 PM, Regal Cinemas Battery Park; Tuesday, April 19 at 3:45 PM, Bow Tie Cinemas Chelsea; and Wednesday, April 20 at 6:15 PM at Regal Cinemas Battery Park. Click here for tickets.
On Friday, June 17, the highly-anticipated season 4 of the hit NETFLIX series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACKbegins streaming. Dale plays Frieda, a member of the incarcerated ‘Golden Girls’ clique. In a previous season, Frieda acknowledged that she committed a real crime, one that left audiences speechless. She and the Girls helped Red (Kate Mulgrew) fix up the greenhouse and when problems arose over the smuggling tunnel, the Golden Girls made it clear that they are not to be messed with.
Dale recently received her second SAG Award for her ensemble work on ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK (Season 3).
Ms. Soules most recently co-starred with Patti LuPone and Michael Urie in Shows For Days at Lincoln Center Theater. Her Broadway credits include Hands On A Hard Body, Grey Gardens, The Crucible, The Magic Show (introducing Stephen Schwartz’s songs Lion Tamer and West End Avenue,) Whose Life Is It Anyway?, Dude, and her debut in the ground breaking Hair. Her Off-Broadway, Regional, National and International work is extensive including Posterity, The Water Engine and The Joy of Going Somewhere Definite (Atlantic Theatre Company), 2014’s award-winning production of I Remember Mama (all women over 65), Marsha Norman’s Getting Out, Candide (Guthrie), All’s Well That Ends Well (Yale Rep.), Caucasian Chalk Circle, Landscape of the Body, and her one person show Chameleons (all Seattle Rep.), Maid (Directors Lab, Lincoln Center Festival). Her television work includes “Unforgettable,” “Law & Order,” “American Playhouse,” “Sesame Street,” Maurice Sendak’s “Really Rosie,” among others. Her awards include two SAG Awards (for her ensemble work-ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK) and the New Dramatists Charles Bowden Award for her dedication to new work and extraordinary contribution to theatre.