Mr. Pacino’s ready for you Mr. DeMille

Nov 17, 2000 by Ian Evans

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced today that Al Pacino will receive the 2001 Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 58th Annual Golden Globe Awards to recognize his “outstanding contribution to the entertainment field.”

The award, which is chosen by the HFPA’s board of directors, will be presented to Mr. Pacino at the awards telecast which takes place on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2001.

During his career, Pacino has won two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor for his roles in Scent of a Woman and Serpico. He’s also recieved 13 nominations: Best Actor (drama) for The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, Dog Day Afternoon, Bobby Deerfield, …And Justice For All, Scarface, Sea of Love, and The Godfather Part III. Best Actor (comedy) for Author! Author! and Best Supporting Actor nominations for Dick Tracy and Glengarry Glen Ross.

In other Golden Globe news, Katie Flynn, the daughter of Jane Seymour and David Flynn, has been chosen as this year’s Miss Golden Globe.