Hollywood Chamber Of Commerce Honors Niecy Nash with Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
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The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that actress Niecy Nash was honored today with the 2,639th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. PDT. The star was dedicated in the category of Television at 6201 Hollywood Boulevard in front of Eastown.
“Niecy Nash is one exceptional star who grabs your attention with her antics and great personality! She embodies characters that everyone can relate to and appeals to fans around the world,” said Ana Martinez, Producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies. “We are proud to have her as part of our historic Walk of Fame!”
Helping Emcee Leron Gubler, President & CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, unveil the star will be Cedric “The Entertainer” and Ryan Murphy.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce which administers the popular star ceremonies encourages people who are unable to attend and fans around the world to watch the event exclusively on www.walkoffame.com.
Niecy Nash is a native of Los Angeles. She began her career in the film, Boys on the Side starring Whoopi Goldberg. At the time, she had no manager or agent and pushed herself into the audition. It is said that chutzpah and drive is what started her career in show business.
Nash is a multi-talented Emmy®-winning producer and twice-nominated actress. Her multifaceted career includes roles in HBO’s Getting On, which has earned her two Emmy nominations, FOX’s Scream Queens, Showtime’s Masters of Sex and TV Land’s The Soul Man. Nash is also headlining the new dramedy series Claws on TNT which was just picked up for a third season.
Nash was the host and producer of the Style Network’s home makeover show, Clean House, which became the network’s No. 1 program. Her work earned her two Daytime Emmy® nominations, and The American Women in Radio & Television honored Nash with the 2007 Gracie Allen Award for Outstanding Program Host. In addition, Nash was seen regularly as a celebrity panelist on the top-rated entertainment news program The Insider on CBS.
Nash is well-known for her role as no-nonsense Officer Raineesha Williams on the hilarious Comedy Central hit, Reno 911! a half-hour unscripted spoof of Cops that aired for six seasons. The show was so popular, it was spun-off into a feature film, Reno 911: Miami, in 2007. Nash went on to star in her own FOX comedy series, Do Not Disturb, opposite Jerry O’Connell, in 2008.
Nash has had featured roles in the films Guess Who, opposite Bernie Mac and Ashton Kutcher; Code Name: The Cleaner, opposite Cedric the Entertainer and Lucy Liu; Not Easily Broken, based on the best-selling book by Bishop T.D. Jakes; and the Walt Disney Pictures summer blockbuster release G-Force, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.
Nash’s television credits are another testament to her talent. Her style, humor and quick wit garnered her a stint as a correspondent on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. She is also well known for her recurring role on the Peabody Award-winning comedy series The Bernie Mac Show, portraying Bernie’s uproarious baby sister, Benita. Other recurring roles include TV’s Presidio Med, That’s Life, Popular, and City of Angels. Also included on her resume are guest-starring roles on such top-rated series as My Name Is Earl, Monk, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Girlfriends, NYPD Blue, That’s So Raven, One on One, Judging Amy and Reba.
Nash is currently developing various television and film projects through her own production company, Chocolate Chick, Inc.
In her rare spare time, she is devoted to church and participating at charitable functions in support of causes that are close to her heart, including the prevention and awareness of HIV/AIDS, breast cancer, school violence and domestic abuse, among others.
ABOUT HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME – www.WalkOfFame.com
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is an internationally-recognized Hollywood icon. With approximately 24 star ceremonies annually broadcast around the world, the constant reinforcement provided to the public has made the Walk of Fame a top visitor attraction. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce continues to add stars on the Walk of Fame as the representative of the City of Los Angeles. The Walk of Fame is a tribute to all of those who worked diligently to develop the concept and to maintain this world-class tourist attraction. The Walk of Fame is open to the public. No paid admission or assigned seating at star ceremonies.It is understood that the cost of installing a star on the Walk of Fame upon approval is $40,000 and the sponsor of the nominee accepts the responsibility for arranging for payment to the Hollywood Historic Trust, a 501(c)3 charitable foundation. The funds are used to pay for the creation/installation of the star and ceremony, as well as maintenance of the Walk of Fame. Download the official app for iPhones and Android devices at http://officialhollywoodwalkoffameapp.com
ABOUT HOLLYWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – www.HollywoodChamber.net
For more than 97 years, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has provided leadership, business development resources, networking, and government affairs programs and services to keep the Hollywood business and residential communities safe, relevant and economically vital. Donelle Dadigan, is the Chair of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors 2018-19, and Leron Gubler is the President/CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. For more information please visit www.hollywoodchamber.net.
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