From the early days of radio to the blockbusters of the big screen, heroes have played a crucial role in drawing in audiences. Some of the most recognizable characters — originating in comic books, the myths of the old West, the imagination of screenwriters and, occasionally from real life — were portrayed on the screen by actors and actresses with stars on the Walk of Fame.

If you do not see the person you are looking for below please search our complete list of the stars on the Walk of Fame. And, if you haven’t yet, check out The Times virtual tour of the stars.

Two thoughts about Heroes

Share a thought about The Times’ “Heroes” category

  • Which star best represents the group?
  • Does everyone here deserve to be on the list?
  • Who has been overlooked?