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Tap Dancers on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

A guide to the locations of tap dancer stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Southern California. The idea for a Hollywood Walk of Fame was formed in the 1950's and the first stars were installed in 1960. The Walk of Fame was established was to create permanent, public, monuments to achievements in the entertainment industry. The Hollywood Walk of Fame is located along fifteen blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in the Hollywood neighborhood of the City of Los Angeles in Southern California.

Ann Miller (1923-2004)
Ann Miller's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was presented during a ceremony on February 8, 1960. It is located at 6914 Hollywood Boulevard.

Bob Hope (1903-2003)
Bob Hope's has four stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame each one representing a different phase of his career: radio, motion pictures, television, and performance. His radio star is located at 6165 Hollywood Boulevard. his motion picture star is located at 6557 Hollywood Boulevard. His television star is located at 6790 Hollywood Boulevard. His live theater star is located at 7001 Hollywood Boulevard. Bob Hope's radio, film, and television stars were presented at a ceremony on February 9, 1960. His live performance star was presented on May 13, 1993.

Buddy Ebsen (1908-2003)
Buddy Ebsen's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is in the "motion pictures" category. It was presented during a ceremony on February 8, 1960 and it is located at 1765 Vine Street.

Debbie Reynolds (1932-2016)
Debbie Reynolds has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one in the "motion pictures" category and one in the "live performances" category. Her film star is located at 6423 Hollywood Boulevard and it was presented during a ceremony on February 9, 1960. her live performance star is located at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard and it was presented during a ceremony on January 13, 1997.

Donald O'Connor (1925-2003)
Donald O'Connor has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one in the "motion pictures" category and another in the "television" category. Both of them were presented during a ceremony on February 8, 1960. O'Oonnor's film star is located at 1680 Vine Street and his television star is located at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard.

Eleanor Powell (1912-1982)
Eleanor Powell's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is in the "motion pictures" category. It was presented during a ceremony on February 15, 1984 and it is located at 1641 Vine Street.

Four Step Brothers
The Four Step Brothers' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is in the "live performance" category. it was presented during a ceremony on on July 14 1988 and it is located at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard. The original members of the four step brothers were Maceo Anderson, Al Williams, and Sherman Robertson.

Fred Astaire (1899-1987)
Fred Astaire's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is uin the "motion pictures" category. It was presented during a ceremony on February 8, 1960 and it is located at 6756 Hollywood Boulevard.

Gene Kelly (1912-1996)
Gene Kelly's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is in the "motion pictures" category. It was presented during a ceremony on February 8, 1960 and it is located at 6153 Hollywood Boulevard.

George Murphy (1902-1992)
Gene Kelly's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is in the "motion pictures" category. It was presented during a ceremony on February 8, 1960 and it is located at 1601 Vine Street.

Ginger Rogers (1911-1995)
Ginger Rogers star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is in the "motion pictures" category. It was presented during a ceremony on February 8 1960 and it is located at 6772 Hollywood Boulevard.

James Cagney (1899-1986)
James Cagney's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is in the "motion pictures" category. It was presented during a ceremony on February 8, 1960 and it is is located at 6504 Hollywood Boulevard.

Jane Powell (Born: 1929)
Jane Powell's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is in the "motion pictures" category. It was presented duringa ceremony on February 8, 1960 and it is located at 6818 Hollywood Boulevard.

Nicholas Brothers
The Nicholas Brothers' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame "motion pictures" category. It was presented during a ceremony on February 1, 1994 and it is located at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard.

Ray Bolger (1904-1987)
Ray Bolger has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, one in the "motion pictures" category and another in the "television Category. Both stars were presented during a ceremony on February 8, 1960. Ray Bolger's film star is located at 6788 Hollywood Boulevard and his television star is located at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard.

Ruby Keeler (1909-1993)
Ruby Keeler's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is in the "motion pictures" category. It was presented during a ceremony on February 8, 1960 and it is located at 6730 Hollywood Boulevard.

Sammy Davis, Jr. (1925-1990)
Sammy Davis Jr's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is in the "recording" category. It was presented during a ceremony on February 8, 1960 and it is located at 6254 Hollywood Boulevard.

Shirley Temple (1928-2014)
Shirley Temple's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is in the "motion pictures" category. It was presented during a ceremony on February 8, 1960. and it is located at 1500 Vine Street.

Tommy Tune (Born: 1939)
Tommy Tune's star on the Hollywood Walk of fame is in the "live performance" category. It was presented during a ceremony on August 12, 1993 and it is located at 1777 Vine Street.

Vera Ellen (1921-1981)
Vera Ellen's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is in the "motion pictures" category. It was presented duirng a ceremony on February 8, 1960 and it is located at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard.

More Dancers on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Betty Garrett
- Live Performance
- 6706 Hollywood Boulevard

NAME: Cyd Cherisse
CATEGORY: Motion Pictures
LOCATION: 1601 Vine Street

NAME: Debbie Allen
CATEGORY: Television
- 6908 Hollywood Boulevard

NAME: Leslie Caron
CATEGORY: Motion Pictures
LOCATION: 6153 Hollywood Boulevard

NAME: Mitzi Gaynor
CATEGORY: Motion Pictures
LOCATION: 6288 Hollywood Boulevard

NAME: Paula Abdul
CATEGORY: Recording
LOCATION: 7021 Hollywood Boulevard

Resources

Walk of Fame Dot Com
Official Web site for the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Main sections of the site include Upcoming Ceremonies, Star Search, Ask Star Girl, History, 50th Anniversary, Frequently Asked Questions, Friends of the Walk of Fame, Licensing, Nominations, and Souvenirs.
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Directories and Databases:
LA Times "Hollywood Walk of Fame" Project
- Wikipedia "Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame" List
- HWOF Dot Com Web Site

Articles
- Big Band and Jazz Era Walk of Fame Stars
- Hollywood Walk of Fame "Nomination Process" Article



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