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Actress Gal Gadot to Get a Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

The “Wonder Woman” actress will be the first Israeli to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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June 27, 2023
Actress Gal Gadot attends Variety’s Creative Impact Awards and 10 Directors to watch at the 29th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival on January 3, 2018. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)

“Wonder Woman” actress Gal Gadot will become the first Israeli to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2024.

The announcement was made this morning by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Steve Nissen and iHeart Radio Personality Ellen K in a brief live-streamed event. In an Instagram post, Gadot wrote that she is “so thrilled to be a part of the Walk of Fame’s Class of 2024.”

In a video posted on Instagram, Gadot, who will next be seen in “Heart of Stone,” said “I got a phone call from my husband saying the Israeli press have been calling to congratulate him for my Hollywood star and he called to ask about it … And I had absolutely no idea what was going on, so we called my publicist and apparently [gasps] I’m receiving a Hollywood star! This is unbelievable. I’m so, so grateful and thankful and humbled and thank you so much to the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for choosing me. This is my Class of 2024! Thank you, thank you, thank you! This brings so much more fuel to the fuel I already have and to continue doing what I love so much doing. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

 

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The 38 year-old actress was born in Petah Tikvah, Israel, served in the Israel Defense Forces and won MIss Israel in 2004. Since then, she has become one of the biggest stars in showbusiness today. Her films, which also include “Wonder Woman 1984,” “Fast & Furious,” “Fast Five,” “Fast & Furious 6” and “Fast X” have grossed over $2 billion at the North American box office alone.

In May, Gadot received the Los Angeles Israel Award for Entertainment at an Israel Independence Day event in Beverly Hills, hosted by the Israeli American Council and the Consulate General of Israel in Los Angeles.

In total, there will be 31 new stars to be added to the Walk of Fame in 2024.

Joining Gadot will be her fellow Jewish “Wonder Woman” star Chris Pine. Other Jewish honorees in 2024 include producer Kevin Feige (Marvel Studios), actress Maggie Gyllenhaal (“Crazy Heart”, “The Lost Daughter”), actor Eugene Levy (“SCTV,” “Schitt’s Creek”), producer/writer Michael Schur (“The Office”) and composer Charles Fox (“Happy Days,” “Lavergne & Shirley”).

Two of the stars, for Chadwick Boseman (“Black Panther”) and singer Otis Redding (“Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay”) will be unveiled posthumously.

As of now, there are 2,758 honorees on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, beginning with Jewish filmmaker Stanley Kramer (“Judgment at Nuremberg,” “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World”) on March 28, 1960, near the intersection of Hollywood and Gower. The most recent star added to the Walk of Fame is rapper and film star Tupac Shakur.

The date of the unveiling and the location of Gadot’s star will be announced sometime in 2024.

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