Wednesday's Christina Ricci Among 2024's Hollywood Walk of Fame Honorees

Steve Nissen, the President and CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, along with Ellen K, Chair of the Walk of Fame Selection Panel and a prominent radio personality, recently made an exciting announcement on the official Hollywood Walk of Fame website. They revealed that Christina Ricci, renowned for her roles in Yellowjackets and Wednesday, will soon be honored with a star on the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame.


As per the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, a distinguished panel known as the Walk of Fame Selection Panel meticulously curated a list of notable personalities to be recognized on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. These exceptional individuals were chosen from a pool of hundreds of nominations, covering various fields such as motion pictures, television, radio, recording, and sports entertainment. Subsequently, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce's board of directors officially ratified this selection of honorees on June 21, 2023.








Christina Ricci's Hollywood Career:

This recognition comes as a well-deserved honor for Christina Ricci, who has dedicated over 33 years to the entertainment industry. Her remarkable journey began in 1990 when she captivated audiences with her debut in the critically acclaimed film Mermaids, marking her entry as a child star. Building on her early success, Ricci went on to star in beloved films like Casper, Now and Then, and Gold Diggers: Secret of Bear Mountain. However, it was her iconic portrayal of Wednesday Addams in the Addams Family and Addams Family Values films that truly solidified her status as a prominent child star.


Remarkably, Christina Ricci, alongside her Yellowjackets and Ice Storm co-star Elijah Wood, stands out as one of the rare child stars who successfully transitioned into adulthood and continued to thrive in the industry. As an adult actor, she mesmerized audiences with her performances in Penelope, Speed Racer, Monstrous, and her upcoming series Wednesday.


Ellen K, who chairs the esteemed Selection Committee comprising fellow Walk of Famers, expressed her admiration for the chosen honorees, stating, "The Committee has done an incredible job in selecting these immensely talented individuals, representing diverse genres within the entertainment world. We eagerly anticipate witnessing their reactions as they realize the significance of being immortalized on Hollywood's historic pathway, the Walk of Fame."







In the motion pictures category, Christina Ricci will join esteemed honorees such as the late Chadwick Boseman (posthumous), Kevin Feige, Gal Gadot, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Chris Meledandri, Chris Pine, and Michelle Yeoh. The television category will feature honorees including Ken Jeong, Eugene Levy, Mario Lopez, Jim Nantz, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Michael Schur, Kerry Washington, and Raúl De Molina and Lili Estefan. Although specific dates for the star ceremonies have not been scheduled yet, recipients have a two-year window from the date of selection to arrange their Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony before the opportunity expires.


Via Hollywood Walk of Fame

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