Scarlett Johansson - Hollywood Star
Location:Hollywood Blvd and Orange St.
6931 Hollywood BoulevardHollywood, CA 90027
Event Date:Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 11:30am
Johansson will speak at the 11:30 a.m. ceremony in front of Madame Tussauds wax museum on Hollywood Boulevard.
"We are thrilled to honor an actress who has graced the screen and stage since she was 8 years old," said Ana Martinez, the Hollywood Walk of Fame producer. "Over the past 18 years Scarlett has matured into a recognized cinematic presence with an impressive body of work."
Born Nov. 22, 1984, in New York City, Johansson made her professional acting debut when she was 8 years old in an off-Broadway production of Sophistry. She also appeared in a sketch on Late Night with Conan O'Brien when she was 8. She made her film debut playing John Ritter's daughter in the 1994 fantasy comedy North.
Johansson's other early credits include Manny & Lo, which brought her an Independent Spirit Award nomination for best female lead; The Horse Whisperer, portraying a teenager traumatized by a riding accident; and Ghost World.
Johansson received the first two of her four Golden Globe award nominations in 2003 for her performances in Girl With a Pearl Earring and Lost in Translation. She received additional Golden Globe nominations in 2004 for A Love Song for Bobby Long" and 2005 for Match Point. Johansson's other film credits include Vicky Cristina Barcelona, The Other Boleyn Girl, We Bought A Zoo, He's Just Not That Into You and The Island.
Johansson won a Tony Award as best featured actress in a play in 2010 for her Broadway debut in A View From the Bridge.