A correction was made to this article on Nov. 19, 2004.
Robin Williams will receive the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.’s 2004 Cecil B. DeMille Award at the org’s 62nd annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 16. Ben Stiller made the announcement Thursday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
HFPA president Lorenzo Soria also announced that Kathryn Eastwood, the daughter of Clint Eastwood and Jacelyn Reeves, will serve as Miss Golden Globe.
Williams has received five Golden Globes, picking up three for acting (“Mrs. Doubtfire,” “The Fisher King” and “Good Morning, Vietnam”), and one for vocals in “Aladdin.”
Williams also took home a Globe for television acting in “Mork & Mindy,” the show that put him on the map more than 30 years ago. He has since lent his talents to more than 50 films.
Recent DeMille honorees include Gene Hackman, Harrison Ford and Michael Douglas.
Golden Globe nominations will be announced Dec. 13.