September 21, 2010 – The Character Tinker Bell Receives a Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame
“Hello ladies and gentlemen! Please help me welcome to Hollywood this beloved Disney character, Tinker Bell!”
On September 21, 2010, coinciding with the release of the direct-to-video film Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue, the character of Tinker Bell was given a star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame. Since her introduction in the 1953 animated classic Peter Pan, Tinker Bell became an animated superstar, appearing as the character to open the Disneylandanthology. She has also been seen as an important character in the theme parks, and starred in her own series of films beginning in 2008 with Tinker Bell, along with the 2009 film Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure. With the popularity of the 2008 film, Tinker Bell has headlined a franchise known as the Disney Fairies.