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Vanessa Williams' Star Shines on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

March 20, 2007 (6:58 am) GMT
Vanessa Williams has on Monday March 19th received the 2,331st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The first black Miss America, was on Monday March 19th received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The actress, who plays a villainous magazine editor on the TV show "Ugly Betty", received the 2,331st star. Fellow cast members from the TV show, including co-star , showed up to cheer for her at the ceremony took place in front of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

"We were so happy to get Vanessa. She is brilliant because she is so nasty on the show, but in reality she is the sweetest person," said , the show's executive producer.

Others who attended the ceremony included producer Peter Gruber and Williams' brother, Chris Williams, who is a cast member on the new Fox series "The Wedding Bells."

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