Jodie Foster to receive DeMille Award

2012-11-02 07:45
Los Angeles - Jodie Foster will be adding a new trophy to her collection - a lifetime achievement honour which she will receive at the at the Golden Globes.

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced on Thursday that Foster will receive their honorary Cecil B DeMille Award at the 70th annual Globes ceremony which is due to take place on 13 January 2013.

The 49-year-old Foster is a two-time Globes and Academy Award winner.

Previous winners include Morgan Freeman

She was honored with leading actress trophies at both ceremonies for the 1988 hit The Accused and her portrayal as FBI agent Clarice Starling in the 1991 cult classic The Silence of the Lambs.

DeMille Award winners are chosen by the board of directors for the foreign press group. This board of directors include about 90 reporters who cover Hollywood stories for overseas outlets.

The DeMille Award went to Morgan Freeman earlier this year. Past winners include Robert De Niro, Steven Spielberg and Barbra Streisand.