“High School Musical” & “Descendants” Director Kenny Ortega Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Kenny Ortega who made a name for himself with franchises like Disney’s High School Musical and Descendants now has his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Ortega’s claim to fame while producing, directing and choreographing the two Disney projects… he’s also worked with the likes of Cher, Madonna, Justin Timberlake and Tony Basil for musical performances.

Variety live-streamed the ceremony, you can watch it here:

During the ceremony Ortega paid tribute to Cameron Boyce, a Descendants star who suddenly passed away earlier this month.

He’s also made tributes on other forms of social media in the past:

After Ortega’s speech, the cast of High School Musical posted a “thank you” to their director:

Kenny Ortega’s currently working on a new show for Disney+: High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.

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