Golden Globes 2015 news: Four-time Golden Globe Award-winner George Clooney will be honored with the 2015 Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 72nd Annual Golden Globe® Awards on Sunday, January 11, 2015.
The Golden Globes 2015 are still a couple months away, but today it was announced that Clooney gets the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes 2015. Theo Kingma, President of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), made the announcement of Clooney’s honor. Kingma stated, “The HFPA is honored to bestow the Cecil B. DeMille Award to George Clooney to celebrate his outstanding contributions both in front of and behind the camera.”
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Chosen by the HFPA Board of Directors, the Cecil B. DeMille Award is given annually to the talented individuals who have made an incredible impact on the world of entertainment. Recent recipients include Woody Allen (2014), Jodie Foster (2013), Morgan Freeman, (2012), Robert De Niro (2011), Martin Scorsese (2010), Steven Spielberg (2009), Warren Beatty (2007), Anthony Hopkins (2006), Robin Williams (2005), Michael Douglas (2004), Gene Hackman (2003), Harrison Ford (2002), Al Pacino (2001), and Barbra Streisand (2000).
Clooney’s achievements as a performer and a filmmaker have earned him twelve Golden Globe® Award nominations in nine categories. He’s also won two Academy Awards and has been nominated in six different categories, which earned him a special spot in the Oscar record books as being nominated in more categories than anyone else in Oscar history. In addition to receiving four Emmy nominations in three categories, Clooney is the recipient of four SAG Awards, one BAFTA award, two Critics’ Choice Awards, and four National Board of Review Awards.
Through his production company Smokehouse, Clooney most recently produced, directed and starred in “The Monuments Men” for Sony Pictures. In addition to starring in the upcoming Brad Bird sci-fi film “Tomorrowland,” Clooney will begin filming the Coen brothers’ film “Hail Ceasar!” set for release in 2015 by Universal Pictures.
Right now Clooney is more busy with his wedding. George Clooney will be married to Amal Alamuddin, later this month in Venice.