Simon Baker receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 14: Actor Simon Baker attends a ceremony honoring him with the 2,490th Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame on February 14, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) Alberto E. Rodriguez

Simon Baker attends a ceremony honoring him with the 2,490th Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame on Feb. 14, 2013, in Hollywood, Calif.
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Australian actor Simon Baker received a special gift for Valentine's Day.

"The Mentalist" star was given his very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday for his TV work.

"The Mentalist" executive producer Bruno Heller and Australian actress Naomi Watts presented Baker with the honor. (Watts and Baker co-starred in "The Ring 2.")

Baker has received both Golden Globe and Emmy nominations for his role as quick-witted consultant Patrick Jane on the crime drama series, currently in its fifth season.

Baker's star can be found at 6352 Hollywood Blvd. It is the 2,490th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

"The Mentalist" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. EST on CBS.

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