Pierce Brosnan to Get World Cinema Honor From European Film Academy

Pierce Brosnan attends the USC Norris Cancer Center Gala- Getty - H 2016
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The former James Bond is currently shooting Marc Webb's 'The Only Living Boy in New York.'

Irish actor Pierce Brosnan, best known worldwide for his turn as James Bond in blockbusters including Goldeneye, Tomorrow Never Dies and The World Is Not Enough, will receive the achievement in world cinema award from the European Film Academy.

In addition to his role as 007, Brosnan has carved out a position somewhere between leading man and character actor with numerous roles in independent and studio productions, including starring roles in John McTiernan's The Thomas Crown Affair, John Boorman's The Tailor of Panama and Roman Polanski's The Ghost Writer.

Not renowned for his singing voice, Brosnan nevertheless also charmed audiences worldwide with his turn as one of Meryl Streep's suitors in Abba musical Mamma Mia! He revisited comedy with Love Is All You Need from The Night Manager director Susanne Bier.

Brosnan has remained active both as an actor and as a producer through his Irish Dreamtime shingle. Currently, he is co-starring in Marc Webb's The Only Living Boy in New York alongside Jeff Bridges, Kate Beckinsale and Callum Turner.

Brosnan will be honored at the 29th European Film Awards in Wroclaw, Poland, on Dec. 10.