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Pittsburgh Public Schools Alumnus to get star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Tony Award-winning performer Billy Porter, who starred in Kinky Boots, is set to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, according to Variety.

Porter, 49, has performed in many Broadway shows including: Shuffle Along, Grease, Five Guys Named Moe and Miss Saigon. The longtime veteran is best known for playing Lola in Kinky Boots.

According to, he earned Hollywood acclaim for portraying Pray Tell on the FX series Pose.

Read more at the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pittsburgh's Billy Porter to get star on Hollywood Walk of Fame