David Harewood has received a special honour as he returned to his Homeland today.
He has been given a place on Birmingham's Walk of Stars. He popped in to chat with Matt Teale and Sameena Ali-Khan ahead of the ceremony. They talked Homeland, Birmingham City and of course how the honour itself came about...
Actor David Harewood was in Birmingham today, as he was given a place on Birmingham's Walk of Stars.
David, who is originally from the Small Heath area of the city, is best known for his role as the Deputy Director of the CIA's Counterterrorism Centre David Estes in Homeland.
He has tweeted his delight, telling his followers he is 'chuffed' and a 'proud Brummie'.
Nichole Samuels, Broad Street Marketing Manager said she was 'honoured' to hear that Birmingham born actor David Harewood would receive a star on the Broad Street Walk of Stars. She said:
Birmingham born David Harewood is to receive a star on the Birmingham Walk of Stars.
The actor, who is originally from Small Heath, is best known for his role as the Deputy Director of the CIA’s Counterterrorism Centre David Estes in Homeland.
The star, who was awarded an MBE last year, has also appeared alongside Leonardo Di Caprio in the Hollywood thriller Blood Diamond.
The Lord Mayor, Councillor Mike Leddy, will present Harewood with his star on Thursday.
Double gold medallist Ellie Simmonds is to receive a star on Birmingham's Walk of Stars. She's being honoured for her contribution to British Paralympic sport. She won two golds and a bronze at this year's Paralympic Games.