Steve Irwin To Receive Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame 12 Years After His Tragic Death

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The late Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, is getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Irwin’s wife Terri, daughter Bindi and son Bob are expected to attend the April 26 ceremony on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles.

Irwin’s best friend and director of Australia Zoo and Wildlife Warriors, Wes Mannion, will co-emcee the ceremony.

Honor: Steve Irwin to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame 11 years after his tragic death… as wife Terri, daughter Bindi, and son Bob are expected to attend the ceremony.

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Irwin became a global star, particularly in the US, for his crocodile wrangling exploits and wildlife conservation efforts.

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The world was shocked on September 4, 2006, when he died aged 44 after a stingray struck him with a barb to the heart while filming on the Great Barrier Reef near Port Douglas.

Wildlife warriors from around the world will attend the Steve Irwin Gala Dinner on May 5 in Beverly Hills to celebrate his life and legacy.

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International star: Irwin became a global star, particularly in the US, for his crocodile wrangling exploits and wildlife conservation efforts.

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Meanwhile, the Irwins are set to star in their very own Animal Planet TV show later this year in Steve’s honor.

Making an appearance on Channel Seven’s Sunrise earlier this year, Terri, 53, and son Robert, 14, spoke about the upcoming program and their hopes of honoring Steve’s legacy from Australia Zoo.

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