Beatty to receive DeMille Award


Warren Beatty has been selected by the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. to receive the group's annual Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at the 64th annual Golden Globe Awards, which take place Jan. 15 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Beatty has received five Golden Globes during the course of his career as an actor, writer, director and producer. He was named best actor in a comedy or musical for "Heaven Can Wait." He took home the best director trophy for "Reds." And he also picked up Globes as producer of best comedy/musical winner "Heaven Can Wait" and best drama "Bugsy." In 1962, he picked up the award as most promising newcomer. He's received a total of 12 Golden Globe nominations.

Recent Cecil B. DeMille winners include Anthony Hopkins, Robin Williams, Michael Douglas, Gene Hackman, Harrison Ford, Al Pacino, Barbra Streisand and Jack Nicholson.

Nominations for the 64th Globes will be announced on Dec. 14. The awards ceremony itself will be broadcast live by NBC and produced by Dick Clark Prods. in association with the HFPA, headed by president Philip Berk. Allen Shapiro and Barry Adelman are executive producers. Chris Donovan is director. Al Schwartz is consulting producer. Ken Shapiro is producer. Ron Weed is co-producer.