Julia Louis-Dreyfus to Receive Walk of Fame Star

by | May 4, 2010 at 7:08 AM | Celebrities

Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Toby Canham/Getty Images)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Toby Canham/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES

Julia Louis-Dreyfus will receive a star Tuesday on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The actress is the first ‘Seinfeld‘ cast member to receive the honor.

The star unveiling comes eight days before the fifth season finale of Louis-Dreyfus’ CBS comedy ‘The New Adventures of Old Christine.’

Louis-Dreyfus was born Jan. 13, 1961, in New York City. She dropped out of Northwestern University in 1982 when she became a cast member of ‘Saturday Night Live.’

She spent three seasons on ‘Saturday Night Live’ before costarring in the NBC comedy ‘Day by Day.’

Louis-Dreyfus has won two Emmys, one for ‘The New Adventures of Old Christine’ and one for her portrayal of Elaine Benes on NBC’s ‘Seinfeld,’ which aired from 1990 to 1998.

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