No Time To Die: James Bond actor Daniel Craig honoured with star on Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Daniel Craig has become the 2,704th celebrity to be given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Daniel Craig joked it would be an “absolute honour to be walked all over in Hollywood” as his Walk Of Fame star was unveiled. Photos: Getty Images

The 53-year-old Briton is the fourth James Bond actor to be honoured with a star on the popular Los Angeles tourist attraction.

He follows in the footsteps of Sir Roger Moore, David Niven and Pierce Brosnan – although the late great Sir Sean Connery does not have a star.

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As Craig’s Walk Of Fame star was unveiled, he joked it would be an “absolute honour to be walked all over in Hollywood”.

The star is situtated at 7007 Hollywood Boulevard – a nod to the super spy’s famous nickname and just yards from that of Moore, who played Bond in seven films.

The honour comes as the latest James Bond movie – the last of Craig’s 15-year tenure as secret agent – continues to smash box office records.

Released last week, No Time To Die generated £25 million in its first three days – as well as grossing £89m internationally.

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At Wednesday evening’s unveiling, Craig was introduced by franchise producers Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, as well as his No Time To Die co-star Rami Malek.

Before the cover was taken off his star, Craig, wearing a smart pale blue suit, said: “To Michael Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, I thank you from the depth of my heart. Without you I would not be here today, thank you for those lovely words. Thank you to Rami for those beautiful, beautiful words.

“I never thought I would hear myself say this, but it’s an absolute honour to be walked all over in Hollywood.”

Craig added: “If happiness was measured by the company we keep, then me being on this pavement surrounded by all of these legends makes me a very, very, very happy man. So thank you very much.”

The first stars on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame were unveiled back in 1958.

They cost 50,000 dollars (£37,000) apiece, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce said, with the money used to pay for the creation and installation of each star as well as maintenance of the wider attraction.

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