Points to Remember:
- Hollywood actor Tom Hanks will be honoured with Cecil B DeMille Award at the Golden Globe Awards on January 5, 2020, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced.
- The DeMille Award is given annually to an “individual who has made an incredible impact on the world of entertainment.”
- Oprah Winfrey, Morgan Freeman and Meryl Streep have been some of the recipients of the award.
- In 2014, Hanks received an award at the Kennedy Center Honors. He also was given a lifetime achievement award by the American Film Institute in 2009.
About Golden Globe Cecil B DeMille Award :
- The Cecil B. DeMille Award is an honorary Golden Globe Award bestowed by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for “outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment”.
- Established: 1952
- First awarded: 21 February 1952
- Country: United States
- Currently held by: Jeff Bridges (76th Golden Globe Awards)
- Presented by: Hollywood Foreign Press Association
Important Possible questions based on above News:
- Who will be honoured with the Cecil B DeMille Award at 2020 Golden Globes? Tom Hanks
- The 2019 Cecil B DeMille Award was bestowed to: Jeff Bridges