Tue, 06 Nov 2012 12:30:00 GMT | By IANS

Foster to be honoured at Golden Globes

Veteran actress Jodie Foster will be conferred with a lifetime achievement award at the prestigious Golden Globes awards ceremony to be held next year.

Foster to be honoured at Golden Globes (© Reuters)

The 49-year-old, who started acting at the age of three and has dedicated over 40 years to showbiz, will receive the Cecil B DeMille award, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced, People reported.

Announcing the honour for Foster on behalf of the HFPA, actress Kristen Stewart, 22, said: "This is a special moment for me. She's been really important in my life for a long time."

HFPA president Aida Takla-O'Reilly described Foster as "one of a kind", adding that "Jodie is a multi-faceted woman (who) has achieved immeasurable amounts of success and will continue to do so in her career."

The gala awards ceremony, to be hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, will be held on January 13, 2013.

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