Tom Hanks, one of North America’s hottest film buffs, will add a new honor to his Golden Globe record.
According to Reuters, the 63-year-old film and television star will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award for her entire career.
The prize will be awarded at the Golden Globes ceremony on January 5th.
This award is given annually to an individual who has had a great impact on the world of entertainment.
Hanks became known with the movie Big in 1988. He played a teenager who wakes up in the body of an adult.
He then won the Oscar two years in a row, in 1994 and 1995, for his roles in Philadelphia and Forrest Gump .
He will soon be playing in the film A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood in which he plays Fred Rogers, famous host of a children’s show.
Past recipients of the Cecil B. DeMille Award include Jeff Bridges, Oprah Winfrey, Morgan Freeman, Meryl Streep, Jodie Foster, Barbra Streisand, Sidney Poitier and Lucille Ball.