Jodie Foster wins award from Globes organizers



LOS ANGELES- US actress and director Jodie Foster won a coveted prize Thursday from the organizers of the Golden Globes, to be presented at the annual film awards show in January.
The 49-year-old, who won a Golden Globe and Oscar for her role in 1991's "Silence of the Lambs," was named recipient of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Cecil B. DeMille Award.



Jodie Foster wins award from Globes organizers
Previous honorees include Al Pacino, Steven Spielberg, Judy Garland, Harrison Ford, Walt Disney, Frank Sinatra, Bette Davis and Lucille Ball. Morgan Freeman received the award at this year's show in January.
"Jodie is a multi-faceted woman (who) has achieved immeasurable amounts of success and will continue to do so in her career," said HFPA chief Aida Takla O'Reilly.
"Her ambition, exuberance and grace have helped pave the way for budding artists in this business. She's truly one of a kind."
The Golden Globes show will be held on January 13 in Beverly Hills. The Oscars, the climax of Hollywood's annual awards season, will be held on February 24.
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Thursday, November 1st 2012
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