Morris Chestnut received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday (Mar. 23). The actor and producer has been stealing hearts from the big screen since the early 1990’s, and now the industry is finally giving him his flowers. Check out a gallery of some of Chestnut’s best roles over the years below.
The ceremony took place yesterday at 11:30 am PT, giving fans the option to live stream. Hollywood Walk of Fame producer, Ana Martinez, shared her excitement upon Chestnut’s induction as the 2,716th recipient to receive a star.
“Morris Chestnut is a man of many talents,” Martinez shared in a statement to BET. “One of Hollywood’s favorite leading men who has been seen in some of the entertainment world’s most popular television shows and films. We are proud to welcome him to our famed Walk of Fame where all his fans can come and visit his star.”
The 53-year-old heartthrob took on his break out role in the 1991 cult classic film Boyz N The Hood, which was the catalyst for many stars like Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Nia Long. Chestnut went on to star in several blockbuster movies like critically acclaimed film The Best Man, Two Can Play That Game, The Perfect Holiday and more.
Chestnut is still hard at work. He will star in the upcoming limited series The Best Man: The Final Chapters.
Chestnut’s Hollywood star is long overdue and well-deserved. Congrats to one of the finest in the game! Take a look at some of his best roles over the years below.
1. Boyz N The HoodSource:Scenecity
“Rickyyyy!” A cult classic and Chestnut gave a stellar performance.
2. The Best ManSource:Movieclips
Here is another “Blackbuster” staple that cemented Chestnut’s career as a reputable actor.
3. Two Can Play That GameSource:Daniel Brodoceanu
It’s hard to take our eyes off of Mr. Chestnut. He and Vivica A. Fox set the screen on fire with this one.
4. The BrothersSource:Shemar Moore
It was just something about men in the 90’s and early 2000’s that did it for us.
5. The Best Man HolidaySource:movie clips trailers
This franchise still has a hold on us. Chestnut once again giving the people what they want. Stay tuned for Peacock’s upcoming limited series The Best Man: The Final Chapters.