Seth MacFarlane receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame


(WPRI) — Actor and Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) alum Seth MacFarlane has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Tuesday.

MacFarlane, 24, became the youngest showrunner in television history when his animated series “Family Guy” aired on FOX.

“Seth MacFarlane is a creative force. He has his finger on the pulse of many genres of the entertainment world and we are proud to honor him for his work in television, film, music and much more,” Producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame Ana Martinez said in a statement.

MacFarlane has earned numerous nominations and four Emmy Awards for”Outstanding Voice-Over Performance” and “Outstanding Music and Lyrics.” He made his feature film directorial debut in 2012 with the highest-grossing original R-rated comedy film of all time, TED.

TED was co-written and produced by MacFarlane and has made more than $545 million worldwide. His star is located near the star of his co-star and fellow Walk of Famer Mark Wahlberg.

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