Robert Englund and John Carpenter Getting Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame!

The Hollywood Walk of Fame 2025 class has been announced today, and we’re thrilled to pass along the word that two legends in the horror field are getting their bloody flowers.

First up, Robert Englund joins fellow horror acting legends including Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney and Bela Lugosi with a much-deserved star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2025.

Robert Englund tweets this afternoon, “Woke up this morning to discover I’m in great company in the Hollywood Walk of Fame class of 2025. Just to hear my name mentioned alongside Jane Fonda and Prince makes my old heart go pit-a-pat!”

Englund’s name is also being mentioned alongside fellow master of horror John Carpenter today, as Carpenter has been announced for the 2025 Hollywood Walk of Fame class!

Bill Duke, known for his roles in ’80s classics Predator and Commando, is also being honored.

Variety details, “More than 30 new stars will be added to the Walk of Fame in the categories of motion pictures, television, live theatre/live performance, radio, recording and sports entertainment.” Here’s the full list of names for the class of 2025:

  • MOTION PICTURES: John Carpenter, Jessica Chastain, Bill Duke, Robert Englund, Emilio Estevez, Colin Farrell, Jane Fonda, Nia Long, Lisa Lu, Glynn Turman and Toni Vaz
  • TELEVISION: Fran Drescher, Lauren Graham, Bill Nye, Molly Shannon, Sherri Shepherd, Courtney B. Vance, Chris Wallace, Trey Parker and Matt Stone (double ceremony)
  • RECORDING: Fantasia, Depeche Mode, Los Bukis, The B-52s, Green Day, The Isley Brothers, Busta Rhymes, George Strait, Keith Urban, WAR  and Prince (Posthumous)
  • LIVE THEATRE/LIVE PERFORMANCE: Misty Copeland and Alan Cumming
  • RADIO: Adam Carolla
  • Sports Entertainment: David Beckham and Orel Hershiser

These honorees were chosen from among hundreds of nominations to the committee at a meeting held on June 14, 2024 and ratified by the Hollywood Chamber’s Board of Directors.

If you want to learn more about Robert Englund’s incredible career both inside and outside the horror genre, the SCREAMBOX Original documentary Hollywood Dreams & Nightmares: The Robert Englund Story is now streaming on SCREAMBOX. It’s also available on Blu-ray.

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