Michael Douglas is to receive Icon Award at the Palm Springs Film Festival on January 13, 2011.
Screen icon Michael Douglas, 66, is going to be honored at the Palm Springs International Film Festival on January 13, 2011 for his work in movies. The festival organizers say explain that the Icon Award ‘honors a creative talent who, through the course of his career, has created a body of work which symbolizes the highest level of achievement in the motion picture art form’.
Festival director Darryl MacDonald added, ‘We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to honour Michael Douglas at a time when both his creative prowess and his contributions to world cinema have never been more evident – or more deserving of celebration. Simply put, he’s an American treasure.’