Mandatory Credit: Photo by Elizabeth Beddall/REX/Shutterstock (5895860af) Scarlett Johansson 'Sing' premiere, Toronto International Film Festival, Canada - 11 Sep 2016
Scarlett Johansson (36) is honored by MTV for her contribution to film and television. The actress wins the so-called Generation Award at the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Sunday, the TV channel announced on Tuesday.

The prize is awarded annually to actors with impressive careers. Sandra Bullock, Jim Carrey, Johnny Depp and Reese Witherspoon, among others, previously won the award.

The MTV Movie & TV Awards are presented on Sunday and Monday in Los Angeles. On Sunday, awards will be handed over for films and TV series; reality series will be crowned on Monday.