Los Angeles, CA, United States (4E) – Actress Jodie Foster is to receive this year’s Cecil B. deMille Lifetime Achievement Award at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards.
Dr. Aida Takla O’Reilly, President of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, said, “Jodie is a multifaceted woman that has achieved immeasurable amounts of success and will continue to do so in her career. Her ambition, exuberance and grace have helped pave the way for budding artists in this business. She’s truly one of a kind.”
Foster, who began her entertainment career at a very young age starring in commercials and television series, has earned critical acclaim in Martin Crosse’s film “Taxi Driver” for her performance as Iris. She has then gone on to win Golden Globe Awards for “The Accused” (1989) and “The Silence of the Lambs” (1992)
The Cecil B. DeMille Award is given to individuals “who have made an incredible impact on the world of entertainment.” Foster joins the ranks of previous award winners such as Lucille Ball, Bette Davis, Steven Spielberg, Barbra Streisand and Morgan Freeman, among others.
The award will be presented to Foster during the 70th Golden Globes, to be hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, will be held on Sunday, January 13, 2013 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in California.