First Day of Issue Ceremony


presented in conjunction with the United States Postal Service

Hosted by Sharon Stone

With Special Guests Laura Dern, Senator Christopher Dodd, Morgan Freeman and Natalie Maines. 

Former Academy President and Oscar-winning actor Gregory Peck graces the 17th commemorative stamp in the Legends of Hollywood series, and the celebratory ceremony at the Academy will feature film clips highlighting Peck’s career interspersed with in-person tributes from his co-stars, family and friends.

The stamp, which features Peck as he appeared in his Oscar-winning role as Atticus Finch in "To Kill a Mockingbird" (1962), will be available from the U.S. Postal Service in the lobby from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

The Peck stamp will be the first "Forever" stamp issued in the Legends of Hollywood series.

Special parking information for this event will be posted closer to the event date.

Check back for guest updates.

First Day of Issue Stamps and other items will be available in the lobby from 10am-3pm for members of the general public with or without tickets.

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This event is SOLD OUT.  A standby line will form on the day of the event, and standby numbers will be assigned starting at approximately 9:30 a.m. Any available tickets will be distributed shortly before the program begins.

Members please contact the Academy box office at (310) 247-3000

Free parking and shuttle service to the Academy is available at the public parking facility, 240 N Beverly Dr. and 241 N Cañon Dr (under the Montage Hotel). Please allow extra time for shuttle transportation.

If you are traveling from the South, we recommend that you take Beverly and enter the structure by making a right turn.

If you are traveling from the North, we recommend that you take Cañon and enter the structure by making a right turn.

Shuttles will be on Cañon Dr. adjacent to the facility entrance.
Daytime parking near the Academy is extremely limited, so please utilize these lots.

Event Information

Thursday, April 28, 11:30 a.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater
8949 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
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