Clooney to get AFI Life Achievement Award
Los Angeles Oct 6 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker George Clooney will be the 46th recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award.
The award announced on Thursday will be presented to Clooney on June 7 2018 here reports variety.com
"George Clooney is America s leading man. Director producer writer and actor - a modern-day screen icon who combines the glamour of a time gone by with a ferocious passion for ensuring art s impact echoes beyond the screen " said Howard Stringer chairman of the American Film Institute Board of Trustees.
"AFI is proud to present him with its 46th Life Achievement Award " Stringer added.
Clooney has won a best actor Academy Award for his role in "Syrian" and a Best Picture Oscar as a producer on "Argo". He has also received Best Actor Oscar nominations for "Michael Clayton" "Up in the Air" and "The Descendants"; directing and screenplay nods for "Good Night and Good Luck"; and a screenplay nomination for "The Ides of March".