At the 11:30 a.m. ceremony at 6284 Hollywood Boulevard, close to Vine Street, Laura Dern will also speak. In the 2008 short film, Dern portrayed, “The Monday Before Thanksgiving” which Cox directed.
The star is “a few feet away from” Aniston’s, said Ana Martinez, the producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It is the 2,750th star since the completion of the Walk of Fame in 1961, with an initial 1,558 stars. The ceremony was streamed on the Walk of Fame’s website, walkoffame.com.
Cox, who was born on June 15, 1964, in Birmingham, Alabama, and grew up in the neighborhood of Mountain Brook, left Mount Vernon College in Washington, D.C. to pursue a career in modelling.
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Cox made her acting debut in a 1984 episode of the CBS daytime drama, “As the World Turns.” She appeared in the video for the Bruce Springsteen song, “Dancing in the Dark,” later that year as the young woman Springsteen pulls from the audience at the St. Paul Civic Center to dance with him on stage.
The 1985–86 NBC science fiction comedy–drama was Cox’s debut series. “Misfits of Science” representing a troubled telekinetic teen with a history of misbehaviour. She appeared in the 1987 thriller as a debutante “Down Twisted.”
Courteney Cox has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. pic.twitter.com/LDp5ccMu4D
Cox had a recurring role in the NBC comedy “Family Ties” as Alex P. Keaton’s girlfriend from 1987 until 1989 (Michael J. Fox). She played the title role in “The Trouble With Larry” This aired on CBS for three episodes in 1993.
During “Friends”‘ 1994-2004 run, Cox appeared in the first three “Scream” films as reporter and author Gale Weathers, a role she reprised in the next three films, including “Scream VI,” set to be released March 10. Cox’s other film credits include “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective,” “3000 Miles to Graceland,” “Masters of the Universe,” “Cocoon: The Return,” “The Longest Yard” and “Mr. Destiny.”
Cox’s first series after “Friends” was the 2007-08 FX drama, “Dirt,” playing the lead role of a glossy tabloid magazine’s editor in chief. Cox later appeared in “Cougar Town” as a 40-year-old divorced real estate agent. On ABC from 2009 to 2012 and on TBS from 2013 to 2015.
Cox currently portrays a horror comedy on Starz. “Shining Vale” portrays a lady who achieved renown by penning a bawdy, intoxicated, women’s empowerment book who relocates to a big, old mansion in the suburbs with a storied past with her husband (Greg Kinnear) and teenage children in a desperate attempt to preserve their marriage.