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The Hollywood Walk of Fame. It’s known all over the world. Millions visit Hollywood each year and the Walk of Fame is one of the reasons. But what do all of the names on the sidewalk mean? Some are famous, some you know, others you hardly recognize, and others you’ve never heard of.

But each is a star, and everyone of these Hollywood stars have a story. And it is these stories that made Hollywood the Entertainment Capital of the World.

With nearly three and a half miles of sidewalk, nearly 2,400 stars, and over 100 years of history, the Hollywood Walk of Fame is a lot to take in. You’ll need a guide on your tour down Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street. Not just any tour guide – but one that will always be within arm’s reach and an a real expert. In the past, no such tour guide existed. But no longer.

Welcome to the definitive guide to the Walk of Fame in Hollywood. This site is the most accurate and up-to-date information about the stars and celebrities honored on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It will not only help you plan your trip to Hollywood, but if you’re already in Hollywood, this site will tell you about the stars. And don’t worry about dragging a PC with you, this site also works on nearly every mobile phone on the planet. That’s right: your mobile phone becomes your tour guide.

With this site, the Hollywood radio, movie, television, music, and live theatre history will come alive. Inside you will learn the stories and the facts about greats that made Hollywood known around the world. You’ll learn about the movie stars that made the great Hollywood movies of yesterday and of today.

There is a full page of content for every star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. On each star page, you will find:

  • Photos of the actual star on the sidewalk
  • Photos of the person honored on the star
  • StarRank a unique ranking that reflects the star’s current popularity on the Internet
  • The exact location of the star down to a few inches (both as a street address and as a lat/long if your phone has a GPS unit)
  • Street maps showing you where you are
  • Pointers and links to the next star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • A short history about the person
  • A list of quick vital statistics about the star including when they were born
  • Other stars for this person including stars of performing groups that they were a member of
  • Current news headlines from over 35 news sources about the star
  • Links to Wikipedia and the Internet Movie Database if you want to learn even more

So, do you want to learn about the Walk of Fame? Or find your favorite movie star? Get directions as you walk the Walk? Or just find out who the star at your feet belongs to? If so, this site is for you.

We hope that you enjoy the site, and that it enhances your enjoyment of this famous American landmark: the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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