Hollywood : Sidewalk Star for Walter Lantz

Walter Lantz, creator of the cartoon character Woody Woodpecker, will receive a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at 7000 Hollywood Blvd. Lantz, 85, created Woody Woodpecker in 1937, in addition to producing Oswald and Lucky Rabbit cartoons during a career that started in 1927 in the story department of Mack Sennett and Hal Roach studios.

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