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Jodie Foster to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes; Youngest to Win Since 1987

Photo of Nigel M Smith By Nigel M Smith | Indiewire November 1, 2012 at 12:58PM

Jodie Foster is set to receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 70th annual Golden Globes on January 13 from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, Variety reported today. The Oscar-winning actress and director is the youngest to earn the honor since Charlton Heston in 1967. As an actress, Foster has been nominated for seven Golden Globes (including last year's "Carnage") and won twice, for "The Accused" and "The Silence of the Lambs." READ MORE: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to Take Over Ricky Gervais' Golden Globe Hosting Gig Recent DeMille honorees include Morgan Freeman, Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg.
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Jodie Foster is set to receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 70th annual Golden Globes on January 13 from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, Variety reported today. The Oscar-winning actress and director is the youngest to earn the honor since Charlton Heston in 1967.

As an actress, Foster has been nominated for seven Golden Globes (including last year's "Carnage") and won twice, for "The Accused" and "The Silence of the Lambs."

READ MORE: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to Take Over Ricky Gervais' Golden Globe Hosting Gig

Recent DeMille honorees include Morgan Freeman, Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg.

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