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Tom Hanks receives the Golden Globes oeuvre prize

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Tom Hanks receives the prestigious Cecil B. DeMille Award during the upcoming edition of the Golden Globes. The 63-year-old actor receives the oeuvre prize during the award ceremony on January 5, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), the organization behind the Globes, has announced.

Hanks already has four Globes on his mantelpiece. He received the prizes for his roles in Big, Philadelphia, Forrest Gump and Castaway. The actor and two-time Oscar winner did not cash in on five other nominations.

HFPA president Lorenzo Soria praises Hanks’ extensive career. “For more than three decades he has captivated the public with his rich and playful characters that we have held in our hearts. No matter how attractive he is on the big screen, he is just as sweet behind the camera as writer, producer and director.”

Mr. Rogers

Hanks could be called on the podium several times during the January award ceremony. According to Deadline, he has a good chance of being nominated for his role as a TV icon Mr. Rogers in the upcoming movie A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. Hanks also provided Woody’s voice for Toy Story 4, which most likely has a chance in the best animation category.

The Cecil B. DeMille Award is awarded annually to someone who has made an “extraordinary contribution” to the film and entertainment world. Previous recipients include Walt Disney, Frank Sinatra, Sidney Poitier, Doris Day and Robin Williams. Last year actor Jeff Bridges won the prize.

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