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The 2016 Golden Globes will honor outstanding actor and filmmaker Denzel Washington. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Tuesday that Washington will be presented with the Cecil B. DeMille Award.

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According to President of the HFPA, Lorenzo Soria, “Washington’s long and storied career is earmarked by his countless roles in front and behind the camera. It is the HFPA’s privilege to honor his contributions to the entertainment industry with the Cecil B. DeMille Award.”

Past recipients of this award include, Alfred Hitchcock, Sidney Poitier, Steven Spielberg, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Jodie Foster, and George Clooney

Over Denzel Washington’s career he has achieved numerous awards including, seven Golden Globe Award nominations and two wins. He’s also won two Academy Awards, two Emmy nominations, one Tony Award, one BAFTA Award, one NAACP Image Award and a Grammy.

The 2016 Golden Globe Awards are scheduled to air live on January 10th 2016 on NBC.

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