The American Jewish Committee paid tribute to Steven Spielberg on Jan. 23 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. Responding to a lengthy tribute by Oprah Winfrey – who made her acting debut in the filmmakers’ 1985 film “The Color Purple” – the filmmaker said to her, with great solemnity:

“Who would’ve thought, 12 years ago, that today you’d be richer than me!”

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