Murphy is known creating the hit series Glee, as well as Popular, American Horror Story, Nip/Tuck, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Feud, and most recently, Pose, which is notable for its transgender cast and storylines.
Murphy has won a total of six Emmys, including two in the category of "Oustanding Mini Series" — The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story won in 2016 and The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story won this past year.
"Ryan Murphy is one of the most creative and brilliant minds in television,'' Ana Martinez, producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, told KNBC. "His shows open the doors for people to see things they may have never thought of and invites viewers to his world of exhilarating programming." Watch a clip of Murphy receiving his star below, courtesy of Entertainment Tonight.
Murphy's next project, The Politician, is a Netflix original series set to be released next year. Murphy was also recently honored by the Trevor Project (the producer also donated thousands to the LGBTQ youth crisis hotline), and vowed to spend his own money to get out candidates elected to higher office.