On Monday, film producer Jerry Bruckheimer received a coveted star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Bruckheimer’s star is the 2,501st star given out since the concept began, an honor that approximately only 12 individuals receive each year.
Bruckheimer’s newest film, The Lone Ranger, starring Depp, will be released on July 3. He is known for working on blockbusters such as Top Gun, Con Air, Armageddon, Coyote Ugly, Black Hawk Down, Bad Boys, Beverly Hills Cop, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Rock, and more. His films have generated more than $16 billion in global box office revenues, according to The Beverly Hills Courier, and have received 41 Academy Award nominations and six Oscars.
Actor Tom Cruise also attended the ceremony. Cruise and Bruckheimer worked together on Top Gun.
In addition to his work on Hollywood films, Bruckheimer has also worked in television production, including “The Amazing Race,” “Cold Case,” and “Without a Trace.”