Actor Michael Douglas will be honored with the Icon Award for his work as an actor and producer at the 22nd Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival January 13.
Michael Douglas, who is battling throat cancer, is set to receive the Icon Award next month.
The 66-year-old actor will reportedly be accepting his award in person at the event January 13.
Douglas’ Icon Award is an accolade given to individuals who have created a great body of work which symbolizes the highest level of achievement.
The event’s director Darryl Macdonald said: “We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to honor Michael Douglas at a time when both his creative prowess and his contributions to world cinema have never been more evident – or more deserving of celebration. Simply put, he’s an American treasure.”
The event will be devoted to Michael and his movies, showing clips of his films and an interview between Michael andVariety’s Peter Bart.
Douglas is also expected to attend the Golden Globe awards, where he was nominated in the Best Supporting Actor category for his role as Gordon Gekko in ‘Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps’.
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