Kirk Douglas to Receive Publicists' Lifetime Achievement Award

The presentation will be made at the International Cinematographers Guild’s 50th Annual Awards Luncheon.
Joe Pugliese

Kirk Douglas will receive the publicists of the International Cinematographers Guild’s Lifetime Achievement Award at its 50th Annual Awards Luncheon, Feb. 22 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

“No other actor personifies the term ‘iconic movie star’ more than Kirk Douglas,” said awards committee chairman Henri Bollinger.

Douglas, 96, has starred in more than 80 feature films and TV shows, and has received three Oscar nominations for Best Actor for Champion (1950), The Bad and the Beautiful (1953) and Lust for Life (1957). The Motion Picture Academy presented him with a special Lifetime Achievement Oscar in 1996.

His additional credits include Young Man with a Horn, Gunfight at the OK Corral, Paths of Glory, Spartacus, Lonely are the Brave, The List of Adrian Messenger, Seven Days in May, Cast a Giant Shadow and Is Paris Burning?