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Tom Hanks to be honoured by prestigious Cecil B DeMille award at 2020 Golden Globes

Last updated on September 26, 2019

Tom Hanks became one of Hollywood’s beloved celebrities via a range of likable roles, from Big into Forrest Gump, and his decorated career has made him among the most significant honors at the Golden Globes year.

Hanks will Get the Cecil B DeMille Award in the Golden Globe Awards on January 5, 2020, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Tuesday. The celebrity has won praise for a series of compelling characters in films such as Saving Private Ryan, the Toy Story movies, along with also the Golden Globe-winning Cast Off, for that he dropped 55 pounds to play with a guy stranded on a desert island.

HFPA President Lorenzo Soria explained in a statement that Hanks captivated audiences with”wealthy and lively characters” He said the actor was also a force behind the camera as author, producer, and manager.

The DeMille Award is given yearly to an”individual who has made an unbelievable effect on the world of entertainment.”

Hanks, 63, is a four-time Golden Globe winner that broke with his part in the 1984 movie Splash, where he played a guy who falls in love with a mermaid. He maintained his first Globe in 1988 to get Big, where he depicted a 13-year-old boy whose body become a 35-year-old man immediately after making a wish.

The actor won a few Globes for Philadelphia and Forrest Gump, two movies that earned him Academy Awards.

In 2014, Hanks obtained an award in the Kennedy Center Honors. He was given a lifetime achievement award from the American Film Institute at 2009.

Hanks will star as Mister Rogers at the biopic A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood at November. His other forthcoming projects include the WWII play Greyhound, which he composed; the postwar”BIOS; and also the post-Civil War movie News of the planet.