Taraji P. Henson will be honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. The Oscar-nominated American actress and singer, 48, is known for starring in films including The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button, Date Night and the 2010 remake of The Karate Kid.
Henson, who also has an extensive career in television, will be honoured in the category of motion pictures with a star on Hollywood Boulevard.
Ana Martinez, producer of the Walk Of Fame, said: “Taraji P Henson is a powerful woman and a powerful actress. She is an entertainer that fans cannot take their eyes off of due to her great acting ability.
“We welcome her bright star on our Walk Of Fame.”
Boyz In The Hood director John Singleton and rapper Mary J Blige will speak at the ceremony, which is due to take place on January 28.