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Ed O'Neill Gets Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

LOS ANGELES (CBS4) -- Ed O'Neill's TV wives have gotten progressively younger with each TV series. Both Katey Sagal of "Married With Children" and Sofia Vergara of "Modern Family" spoke at O'Neill's star ceremony on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Sagal complimented him, saying he was down-to-Earth. But added she couldn't wait to walk on his star. Vergara said, as a child in Colombia, watching "Married With Children," she couldn't believe she'd grow up to marry Al Bundy.

But when it was Ed O'Neill's turn, he blew past both of these younger wives by saying "somewhere in the world, at this moment in a hospital, a beautiful little baby girl is being born. And when she grows up, she's going to be my next wife on TV."

O'Neill's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is appropriately placed in front of a DSW shoe store on Hollywood Boulevard.

O'Neill earned his fame playing shoe salesman Al Bundy on the long-running sitcom "Married With Children."

O'Neill called the honor overwhelming and thanked fans.

The 65-year-old O'Neill attended Ohio University and Youngstown State. He was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers but cut in training camp. He taught social studies before his acting career.

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