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Jodie Foster at the SXSW Film Festival. Photo by Eric Kohn.

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."

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