WHO | HONOREE Norman Reedus
EMCEE Lupita Sanchez Cornejo, Chair of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
GUEST SPEAKERS Greg Nicotero and Jon Bernthal
WHAT Dedication of the 2,734th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
WHEN Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at 11:30 AM PT
WHERE 6600 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028
WATCH LIVE The event will be streamed live exclusively at walkoffame.com
Actor Norman Reedus was honored today with the 2,734th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on September 27, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. The star is located at 6600 Hollywood Boulevard in front of Hollywood Toys & Costumes. Reedus was awarded his star in the category of Television.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has proudly hosted the globally iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame since 1960. The Chamber exists to transform business and improve lives. Through the Walk of Fame, the Chamber celebrates the business that transforms us all – the business of entertainment. Entertainment is a unique blend of art and enterprise: elevating and inspiring us all.
ABOUT OUR HONOREE
“Norman Reedus is killing it! This fan favorite is constantly showing his talent. From actor to director to artist, his talent knows no bounds,” said Ana Martinez, Producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. “Norman’s star will appropriately be placed near the star of Night of the Living Dead creator George A. Romero,” added Martinez.
Joining emcee Lupita Sanchez Cornejo for the star unveiling were director Greg Nicotero and actor Jon Bernthal.
Over decades, multi-hyphenate Norman Reedus has been amassing a career that covers all artistic mediums including actor, photographer, director, and artist. As of recently, he has expanded his breadth of work to include becoming a NY Times best-selling author as well as a publisher, restauranteur, and entrepreneur. He is quickly building one of the most expansive, fan-inclusive brands in and out of Hollywood.
Reedus, who was born in Hollywood, Florida, is most-well known for starring as the fan favorite, crossbow-wielding zombie killer Daryl Dixon on AMC’s The Walking Dead. The series will end its 11-season run in Fall 2022, premiering on October 2nd. Reedus is set to reprise his role as Dixon in a spin-off, which will begin filming October in France, to premiere in 2023.
Reedus can also be seen as the host of AMC’s unscripted series Ride with Norman Reedus, on which he also serves as an Executive Producer. Each hour-long episode follows Reedus and a friend touring a different city via motorcycle, checking out bike shops, tattoo parlors, bars, and local restaurants frequented by the chopper enthusiasts. Reedus’ companions range from actors to local bikers. The sixth season will air Fall 2022 and additional seasons are forthcoming.
Reedus’ production banner bigbaldhead Productions has a first look deal with AMC and is developing several projects currently. He also has a publishing deal and imprint at Blackstone Publishing, which released his first novel, The Ravaged, in May 2022, which premiered on the NY Times Bestseller list. Additional novels from the imprint are forthcoming.
Reedus is previously well-known for playing the role of Murphy MacManus in the cult movie The Boondock Saints, where he stars opposite Sean Patrick Flanery and Willem Dafoe; he starred opposite Flanery again in the sequel, The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day.
Reedus also previously starred in John Hillcoat’s ensemble cop drama Triple Nine, with Casey Affleck, Woody Harrelson, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kate Winslet, Anthony Mackie, and Aaron Paul. He plays a corrupt cop who is blackmailed by the Russian mob into executing a virtually impossible heist. Reedus also starred opposite Diane Kruger, Lena Dunham, and Joshua Jackson in the French indie film Sky.
Additional film credits include Robert Kirkman’s sci-fi thriller Air, from Sony Pictures; the indie drama Sunlight Jr, which premiered at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival and also starred Naomi Watts and Matt Dillon; the Robert Redford directed feature The Conspirator, which chronicles the trial that followed the assassination of Abraham Lincoln; the sci-fi feature thriller Pandorum, with Dennis Quaid and Ben Foster; the Sony feature Cadillac Records, opposite Adrien Brody; Six Ways to Sunday, 8mm, Beat, Deuces Wild, Blade 2, Gossip, and American Gangster.
Reedus is also an accomplished photographer as well as a director, having directed three short films. In October 2013, he released The Sun’s Coming Up… Like a Big Bald Head, a book of his photography. As a follow up, he released a second photography book called Portraits from the Woods on October 31, 2020.