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May 8, 2021

Robert De Niro to receive lifetime achievement honour

Robert De Niro will be receiving the Cecil B DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at the upcoming Golden Globes, New York Times informs. The Hollywood legend, 67, is expected to collect the prize at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 16. De Niro was chosen by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Board of Directors for making an incredible impact in the industry. He received his first Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his role in “The Godfather, Part II” as the young Vito Corleone. He was honoured with another Oscar trophy, this time for Best Actor, for his leading role in “Raging Bull,” which also earned him his first Golden Globe award.

He joins past recipients, including Martin Scorsese (2010), Steven Spielberg (2009), Warren Beatty (2007), Anthony Hopkins (2006), Robin Williams (2005), Michael Douglas (2004), Gene Hackman (2003), Harrison Ford (2002), Al Pacino (2001), and Barbra Streisand (2000).

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