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Carrott on Brummie Walk of Stars
Jasper Carrott
Jasper Carrott was born in Birmingham's Acocks Green
Comedian Jasper Carrott has become the second celebrity to be honoured on Birmingham's Hollywood-style Walk of Stars.

The 62-year-old, from Acocks Green, said the accolade from his home city was "the ultimate honour".

In July Ozzy Osbourne, originally from Aston, became the first star to be honoured with a star mounted in concrete in Broad Street.

Carrott was being presented with his star on Saturday evening.

The comic, who is the father of The Office actress Lucy Davis, has been a successful musician, comic actor, stand-up comedian and television presenter in a career spanning 30 years.

He said: "To be presented with such an award by the people of the city where I was born and bred can only be regarded as the ultimate honour."

Other celebrities lined up to be considered for stars on the walk include comedians Lenny Henry and Frank Skinner, TV presenter Cat Deeley, pop stars Duran Duran, Jamelia, Robert Plant and UB40, racing driver Nigel Mansell, conductor Sir Simon Rattle and actress Julie Walters.


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