Jolie & Martin to Receive Honorary Oscars

Jolie & Martin to Receive Honorary Oscars

Jolie & Martin to Receive Honorary Oscars

(Los Angeles) – Oscars season has kicked off as actors Angelina Jolie, Angela Lansbury, Steve Martin and Italian costume designer Piero Tosi were the first to receive honorary Governors Awards. The Governors Awards are an Oscar statuettes given to those in film that have made significant contributions to the industry through their body of work. They will be presented at a ceremony in Hollywood on Nov. 16.
Jolie, 38, is the youngest of the four recipients, and is being honored for her career, including her Oscar-winning role in 1999’s “Girl, Interrupted,” her directorial debut with 2011’s “In the Land of Blood and Honey,” and her humanitarian work.
Comedic actor and three-time Oscar host Martin, 68, has a long-standing career playing witty or dim characters in comedy films such as 1979’s “The Jerk,” “The Pink Panther” series and 2005’s “Shopgirl.” The actor tweeted that he was “proud to win an honorary Oscar this year. A salute to comedy and all the great people I’ve worked with.”

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