Jenifer Lewis, an actress who has starred in over 400 episodes of television, earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday.
Lewis was accompanied by Debbie Allen and composer Marc Shaiman for the 11:30 a.m. event at 6284 Hollywood Blvd.
The star, which was put next to one of Lewis’ personal favorite actresses, Katharine Hepburn, is the 2,726th to be added to the Walk of Fame since its inception.
Lewis garnered Image Award nominations for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series in 2021 and 2022 for her performance of Grandma Ruby Johnson on “black-ish.”
Lewis was also nominated for Image Awards for her appearances in “What’s Love Got to Do with It,” “The Preacher’s Wife,” and “Five.”
Lewis is also recognized for her performances in “I Love That for You,” “Friends,” and “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” as well as guest appearances in “Touched by an Angel” and “Boston Legal.”
“Cast Away,” “Think Like a Man,” and “Dead Presidents” are among Lewis’ other cinematic accomplishments. She has done voices for the films “Cars,” “Cars 2,” and “Cars 3,” as well as “The Princess and the Frog.”