Actor to receive Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts/Los Angeles will honor Robert De Niro with its Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award.

The kudo will be presented at the BAFTA/LA Britannia Awards on Nov. 5 at the Century Plaza Hotel.

“Robert De Niro is truly a film icon, and his formidable ability to disappear into each and every character he plays makes him one of the most acclaimed actors in the world,” said BAFTA/LA chairman Peter Morris.

De Niro will next star in Miramax Films’ “Everything’s Fine,” which opens Dec. 4.

Previous Britannia Award winners are Sean Penn, Denzel Washington, Clint Eastwood, Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Elizabeth Taylor, Michael Caine and Martin Scorsese.

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