Nomination Process

The nomination period for the Hollywood Walk Of Fame has passed. Please check back later in the year for nominating a star for the class of 2021.

 


Nominating Procedures:

The Walk of Fame includes five categories:

  • Motion Pictures
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Recording
  • Live Theatre/Performance

All Nominations must include the following documents with the application:

  • Photo of the nominee
  • Brief bio of nominee - no more than 5 pages
  • Nominee's qualifications
  • List of contributions to the community and civic-oriented participation
  • Letter of agreement from the nominee or his/her management

The committee will select approximately about 30 names for insertion into the Walk. Nomination of an individual or group must be approved by the Walk of Fame Committee, sometimes requiring several annual nominations before a nominee is selected to receive a star. The most qualified artists nominated are eligible for a star to be installed in the Walk during the subsequent year. Those not selected for the current year are requested to resubmit for the following nomination period.

The criteria for receiving a star consists of the following:
- professional achievement
- longevity of five years or more
- contributions to the community and
- the guarantee that the celebrity will attend the dedication ceremony if selected.

- Posthumous awards require a five-year waiting period.

After the Walk of Fame Committee has made its selections, the Chamber's Board of Directors also vote to approve the star and then for a final vote, the names are submitted to the City of Los Angeles' Board of Public Works Department.

All honorees must be approved by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, the decisions of which are final and entirely within the Chamber's Discretion. Nomination and selection procedures, forms, and qualifications are guidelines only, entirely within the Chamber's discretion, and are subject to change at any time, without notice.

Special Rules for Performing Duos and Groups:

The current owner(s) of a performing duo or group name must consent in writing to the nomination before it will be considered. The names of all group members, past and present, must be included on the nomination form. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to condition award and installation of any star honoring a duo or group on its discretionary satisfaction with the sponsor's arrangements regarding honorees and the installation ceremony.

If selected for a star, all musical groups must add Hollywood Chamber of Commerce as additional insured.

After reading FAQ, if you still have any questions, please email Ana Martinez. Or you can call (323) 469-8311 and ask for Ana Martinez.

Hollywood citizens and tourists alike look forward to each dedication ceremony with eager anticipation.

 

FOLLOW THIS SAMPLE FOR WALK OF FAME NOMINATION FORM

BRUCE WILLIS

 

Bruce Willis is multi-talented actor, producer, and musician. Starting an acting career in television in the 1980s, Willis has since appeared in over 85 movies and is one of Hollywood’s favorite action hero and box office magnet.

 

1985 - Moonlighting

1987 - Blind Date

1988 - Die Hard 

1990 - Die Hard 2 

1992 - Death Becomes Her 

1994 - Pulp Fiction 

1995 - Twelve Monkeys 

1995 - Die Hard with a Vengeance 

1997 - The Fifth Element 

1998 - Armageddon 

1999- The Sixth Sense 

2000 - The Whole Nine Yards 

2000 - Unbreakable

2000 - Friends (TV Series) guest star

2003 - Tears of the Sun 

2005 - Sin City (2005)

2007 - Live Free or Die Hard 

2010 - The Expendables

2010 - RED 

2012 - The Expendables 2 

2012 - Looper 

2012 - A Good Day to Die Hard 

2013 - RED 

2014 - Sin City: A Dame to Kill For 

2018 - Death Wish

 

1986 - People's Choice Award, Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Program, Moonlighting

1987 - Golden Globe, Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Moonlighting

1987 - Emmy Award, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Moonlighting

2000 - Emmy Award, Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series, Friends

2000 - People's Choice Award, Favorite Motion Picture Star in a Drama, The Sixth Sense

2006 - Officer of the French Order of Arts and Letters

2013 - Commander of the French Order of Arts and Letters

2002 - Spokesman for Children in Foster Care appointed by President George W. Bush

 

Check out the new Hollywood Chamber Walk of Fame Reception Guide.