- Title: Actor Jeffrey Tambor gets a star on the Hollytwood Walk of Fame
- Date: 8th August 2017
- Summary: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 8, 2017) (REUTERS) ****WARNING: CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY*** ACTOR JEFFREY TAMBOR UNVEILING HIS STAR VARIOUS OF TAMBOR POSING WITH STAR TAMBOR HOLDING UP PLACARD (SOUNDBITE) (English) JEFFREY TAMBOR, ACTOR, SAYING: "Jill Holloway, you changed my life. You gave me the role and an opportunity which of a life time and the responsibility of a lifetime. I can't think of a more important time to do our show than right now." MORE OF TAMBOR POSING WITH STAR (SOUNDBITE) (English) JEFFREY TAMBOR, ACTOR, SAYING: "I believe in laughter. I believe in satire because in laughter you expose and I can't think of a time when we need smart brilliant comedy than right now. We need to laugh and we need to laugh smart and that is our artistic weapon." TAMBOR POSING WITH POLICE OFFICERS
- Embargoed: 22nd August 2017 23:57
- Keywords: Jeffrey Tambor Transparent Walk of Fame Hollywood transgender Trump Arrested Development
- Location: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES
- City: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES
- Country: USA
- Topics: Celebrities,Arts / Culture / Entertainment
- Reuters ID: LVA0016TASITP
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- Story Text:Emmy award winning actor and comedian Jeffrey Tambor solidified his place in Hollywood history on Tuesday (August 8) after being the latest celebrity to receive a star on the Walk of Fame.
Tambor, 73, thanked his family and fellow cast members from the hit comedy television series "Transparent" where the actor plays Maura Pfefferman, a retired transgender college professor.
"Jill Holloway, you changed my life," said Tambor of the show's creator, "You gave me the role and an opportunity of a life time, and the responsibility of a lifetime. I can't think of a more important time to do our show than right now," he added.
Last month, U.S. president Donald Trump announced that transgender people will no longer be able to serve in the U.S. military.
Tambor, who has a long list of television and movie credits to his name, is best known for his roles on the 'Gary Shandling Show' and 'Arrested Development'.
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