Angelina Jolie will receive an honorary Academy Award for her humanitarian work, the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday. In addition to Jolie, who won Best Supporting Actress for Girl, Interrupted in 2000, Angela Lansbury, Steve Martin and costume designer Piero Tosi will also receive honorary awards.
"The Governors Awards pay tribute to individuals who've made indelible contributions in their respective fields," Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs said in a statement. "We couldn't be more excited for this year's honorees and look forward to bringing their peers and colleagues together to celebrate their extraordinary achievements."read more