Peter Graves

Star of the late 1960s TV series Mission: Impossible, Peter Graves, has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, reports the Associated Press. Graves, now 83-years-old, attended the Los Angeles ceremony on Friday with his wife Joan, their children and grandchildren.

“[Today is] a red letter day in my life.” said a proud Graves.

Graves won a Golden Globe award in 1971 for his role as Jim Phelps in Mission: Impossible, as well as several Emmy Award nominations. Graves is also known for his role in the 1980 American comedy Airplane! where he played Captain Clarence Oveur.

Airplane! has been named on of the funniest American films and made the list for Britain’s 50 Greatest Comedy Films. In honor of Graves and his great achievement of lading a star on the Hollywood Walk of fame, let’s remember his role in Airplane! Here’s a short clip: