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Did You Know? 19 French Artists Have Their Star On The Walk Of Fame!

On the occasion of the ceremony delivering a Star on the Walk of Fame to Charles Aznavour, have a look on the 18 other French talents who got their Star on the mythic Hollywood boulevard.

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1. Charles Aznavour (August 24, 2017) - 6225 Hollywood Blvd


On August 24, 2017, Hollywood will pay tribute to one of the greatest French singer and songwriter. Shahnourh Varinag Aznavourian aka Charles Aznavour, will inaugurate his star on the Walk of Fame and realize his particular bond with the American public.

2. Leslie Caron (2009) - 6153 Hollywood Blvd


Leslie Caron - Franco-American actress and dancer - inaugurated her star on the Walk of Fame in 2009. She notably received the Golden Globe for Best Leading Actress in a dramatic film for The L-Sphaped Room in 1964.

3. Maurice Jarre (1994) - 6505 Hollywood Blvd


The French composer and conductor Maurice Jarre (1924 - 2009 in Malibu, California) got his star in 1994. He received three Academy Awards of nine nominations for Best Original Score or Song, and also won three Golden Globes.

7. Sarah Bernhardt (1960) - 1751 Vine Street


French actress, Sarah Bernhardt (1844 - 1923) charmed American public during the 20th century. Rostand called her "the queen on the pose and the princess of the gesture" while Hugo praised her "golden voice".

10. Louis Lumière (1960) - 1529 Vine Street


Louis Lumière (1864 - 1948) worked with his brother Auguste and came out with their camera and projector three years after Thomas Edison discovered his methode for reproducing movement with successive photographs.

11. Renée Adorée (1960) - 1601 Vine Street


The French actress Renée Adorée (1898 - 1933 in Tujanga, California) went to New York City in 1919 before arriving in California where she married the popular actor Thomas Moore.

12. Pierre Monteux (1960) - 1725 Vine Street


Pierre Monteux (1875 - 1964 in Hancock, Maine) was a French - later American - conductor. He created the Pierre Monteux School for conductors and orchestra musicians, located in Hancock, Maine.

13. Charles Boyer (1960) - 6300 Hollywood Blvd


French-American, Charles Boyer (1899 - 1978 in Phoenix, Arizona) found his success in American films during the 1930s. He received four Academy Awards for Best Actor and a Special Award in 1943.

16. Michèle Morgan (1960) - 1645 Vine Street


Michèle Morgan (1920 - 2016) was a French actress, considered to have been one of the great French actresses of the 20th century. She was the inaugural winner of the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Festival and also received an honorary César Award for her contributions to French Cinema.

17. Lily Pons (1960) - 7006 Hollywood Blvd


Lily Pons (1898 - 1976 in Dallas, Texas) was a French - later American - operatic soprano. She enjoyed a long association with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, where she perfomed nearly 300 times between 1931 and 1960.

18. Claudette Colbert (1960) - 6812 Hollywood Blvd

Claudette Colbert (1903 - 1996 in Speightstown, Barbade) was a French-born American actress who won an Academy Award for Best Actress for It Happened One Night in 1935.

19. Rin Tin Tin (1960) - 1600 Vine Street


Last but not least, the German Shepherd Rin Tin Tin (1918 in Lorraine, 1932) was an international star in motion pictures. The canine actor played in The Man From Hell's River (1922) or The Lightning Warrior (1931).

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