Anthony Hopkins to receive HFPA’s Cecil B. DeMille Award

Nov 16, 2005 by Ian Evans

The board of directors of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association have picked Anthony Hopkins as the recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement. The award, which will be presented to Hopkins at the 63rd Annual Golden Globes ceremony, was announced today at a press conference by actress Geena Davis.

Hopkins has received six Golden Globe nominations; including four as Best Actor (Drama) for Nixon (1995), The Remains of the Day (1993), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), and Magic (1978). He received a Best Supporting Actor nomination for Amistad (1997) and a nomination as Best Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made-for-Television for The Tenth Man (1988).

At the same press conference it was announced that Dakota Johnson, the 16-year-old daughter of Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, will be this year’s Miss Golden Globe. Her mother was also a previous Miss Golden Globe.

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