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Last Updated: Tuesday, 10 January 2006, 10:02 GMT
Joint honour for Producers stars
Matthew Broderick (l) and Nathan Lane
Broderick and Lane were joined by Producers creator Mel Brooks
The Producers actors Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick have been jointly honoured with stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in a rare double ceremony.

The pair is only the fourth double act to receive the honour simultaneously.

"Obviously, this is a great honour. I'm overwhelmed. I'm more than overwhelmed," said 49-year-old Lane.

Broderick and Lane currently share the big screen in the second film version of Mel Brooks' The Producers, reprising their hit Broadway stage roles.

The co-stars posed for photos as the stars were unveiled on the sidewalk outside the Kodak Theatre along Hollywood Boulevard.

'Showbiz tradition'

"I hope you all will curb your dogs when you walk in this area," said 43-year-old Broderick, who was joined at the ceremony by his wife, Sex and the City actress Sarah Jessica Parker.

"It's a joy to feel like part of a tradition in such a showbiz town."

Their joint Walk of Fame honour follows similar tributes for Rhinestone co-stars Sylvester Stallone and Dolly Parton, Tyne Daly and Sharon Gless of TV's Cagney & Lacey, and Cindy Williams and Penny Marshall of TV's Laverne & Shirley.

The two performers also are starring together on Broadway in the sold-out revival of Neil Simon's comedy classic The Odd Couple.

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