John Cusack Receives Walk of Fame Star Tuesday

The ceremony was held in front of Larry Edmunds Bookshop at 6644 Hollywood Blvd. Tuesday.

Actor John Cusack received the 2,469th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday, three days before the release of his latest film, The Raven.

Cusack's actress sister, Joan, was among those on hand for the event in front of the Larry Edmunds Bookshop on Hollywood Boulevard, along with Jack Black and producer/director Joe Roth.

Cusack was honored for a nearly 30-year career, which began with such 1980s teen films as Sixteen Candles, The Sure Thing, Stand by Me and Say Anything.

"To the best of my knowledge, I've tried to screw my career up as much as I possibly could, but even with all my best efforts to screw it up, I managed to have lasting friendships, and some of the best friends I've ever met in the business," Cusack said.

Cusack went on to appear in Eight Men Out, The Grifters, True Colors, the Woody Allen films Shadows and Fog and Bullets over Broadway, City Hall, Grosse Point Blank, Con Air, and Cradle Will Rock.

In 1999, Cusack starred in Being John Malkovich, whose cast received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture.

Cusack received a Golden Globe award nomination for best actor in a comedy or musical in 2000 for his starring role in High Fidelity, whose screenplay he helped write.

Cusack's recent credits including Runaway Jury, Must Love Dogs, 1408, the political satire War, Inc., which he also helped write and produce, 2012 and Hot Tub Time Machine.


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