Renowned Jamaican-American actress Sheryl Lee Ralph is set to be honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, joining the prestigious Hollywood Hall of Fame.
Ellen K, the chair of the Walk of Fame Selection Panel, announced the exciting news that brought immense delight to the actress from Abbott Elementary.
The selection process for the honorees took place on June 16, 2023, with hundreds of nominations carefully considered by the committee. The final list was approved by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors on June 21, 2023.
Ellen K expressed admiration for the panel’s decision, emphasizing the incredible talent of the chosen individuals. She eagerly anticipates the honorees’ reactions as they realize they are becoming a part of Hollywood’s rich history with their own stars on the iconic walkway.
Sheryl Lee Ralph, a proud Jamaican actress, has been recognized in the television category of the Hollywood Walk of Fame Class of 2024. She shares this honour with esteemed figures such as Ken Jeong, Eugene Levy, Mario Lopez, Jim Nantz, Michael Schur, Kerry Washington, and the co-hosts of El Gordo y La Flaca, Raúl De Molina and Lili Estefan.
This latest achievement adds to Ralph’s already impressive list of accolades. Last year, she was acknowledged at Jamaica’s National Awards ceremony, where she was bestowed with the Order of Jamaica, the nation’s fifth-highest honour. This recognition highlighted her significant contributions to the international film industry, cementing her status as an Emmy-winning actress.