Samuel L Jackson honoured with American Cinematheque Award

December 4th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI  

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London, Dec 4 (ANI): Hollywood actor Samuel L Jackson has been honoured with an American Cinematheque Award.

Director George Lucas presented the Pulp Fiction star with the honour at a gala event in Beverly Hills, reports the Daily Star.

The 59 year old has now joined past recipients Julia Roberts, George Clooney, Al Pacino, Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman.

Jackson’’s movies have grossed the most money in box office sales than any other actor in the history of film-making.

After the ceremony, Jackson told Hollywood Reporter, “I felt a bond with everyone in that theatre. (It was) a kinship that opened up a whole new world.”

An array of stars, including Justin Timberlake and Sharon Stone, turned up at the event to heap praise on Jackson.

The American Cinematheque Award annually honours an extraordinary artist in the entertainment industry who is fully engaged in his or her work and is committed to making a significant contribution to the art of the motion pictures. (ANI)

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