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Ellen DeGeneres and Jane Lynch to join Hollywood Walk of Fame

Lesbian TV personalities among 24 people chosen to receive honor in 2013

Both are married to the woman of their dreams, both have won Emmys, and both have stylish short blond hair.

So what else do Ellen DeGeneres and Jane Lynch have in common?

Both will receive their stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2013, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has announced.

DeGeneres and Lynch are among the 24 names from the world of movies, television, theater and music who will be immortalized on the sidewalks of Hollywood.

Oscar winners Jennifer Hudson, Helen Mirren, Javier Bardem, Ron Howard, and Olympia Dukakis and three-time Emmy winner Bryan Cranston are also set to receive stars as are Oscar nominees James Franco and Viola Davis.

Musical honorees include the boy bands New Kids on the Block with openly gay member Jonathan Knight and The Backstreet Boys, Usher, Jane's Addiction, and the late singers Luther Vandross and Janis Joplin.

Television stars Simon Baker, Matthew Perry and Katey Sagal will also be receiving stars next year.

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