Glee star Jane Lynch has been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The actress received star number 2,505 yesterday (September 4) at a ceremony which was attended by Glee creator Ryan Murphy.

Murphy said of Lynch: "She is the hardest-working person on the set... she makes everybody better and everybody happier. She is one of the comedy greats in our business - a true class act."

The 53-year-old actress told CBS at the unveiling: "I am going to wake up in the middle of the night and say, 'Ahh, I am a star!'"

Jane Lynch gets Walk of Fame star

Glee creator Ryan Murphy and Jane Lynch