Cate Blanchett Receives Chaplin Award From Film At Lincoln Center – The Hollywood Reporter
cate BlanchettAustralian actress who has two Academy Awards to her name, has been nominated for the 47th Chaplin Awards, the highest honor given to – and the largest annual fundraiser for – Film at Lincoln Center, FLC announced on Friday.
Blanchett will be interred April 25 at Lincoln Center’s historic Alice Tully Hall at the end of an evening featuring clips of her work, tributes from friends and colleagues and a chat career reminiscence.
At the age of 52, Blanchett is the second youngest recipient of the Chaplin Prize. Tom Hanks Also 52 years old but 38 days older when honored in 2009.
“We are delighted to welcome Cate Blanchett back to Films at Lincoln Center, where three of her films have previously shown at the New York Film Festival.” Lesli Klainberg, CEO of FLC, said in an announcement. “Multiple Sclerosis. Blanchett’s career includes phenomenal performances in films ranging from small independent endeavors to major studio franchises and with some of the most celebrated directors in the film industry. We have the privilege of spending an evening celebrating her, and adding once more to her many well-deserved accolades.”
More Daniel Stern, Chairman of the Board of Directors of FLC, “It is an honor to honor Ms. Blanchett at this year’s Chaplin Gala. She never ceases to amaze us with her stellar and wide-ranging performances and we are delighted to have her join us for this special evening on the campus of Lincoln Center. . ”
The Chaplin Awards were first held in 1972, with the same name as Charlie Chaplin honored person. Since then, recipients have included Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder, Federico Fellini, Elizabeth taylor, Bette Davis, James Stewart, Robert Altman, Martin Scorsese, Diane Keaton, Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sidney Poitier, Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, Morgan Freeman, Robert De Niro, Helen Mirren and Spike Lee.
This year’s gala will be hosted by Daniel Stern and Nanna Stern and Imelda Sobiloff and Peter Sobiloff.