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Academy to Honor Michael J. Fox, Diane Warren, Peter Weir, and Euzhan Palcy at Governors Awards

Academy to Honor Michael J. Fox, Diane Warren, Peter Weir, and Euzhan Palcy at Governors Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the recipients of its 13th Governors Awards. As voted on by its Board of Governors, director Euzhan Palcy, songwriter Diane Warren, and director Peter Weir are being presented with Honorary Awards, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award will go to actor Michael J. Fox. The four Oscar statuettes will be presented at the ceremony taking place on Saturday, November 19, 2022, in Los Angeles.

“The Academy’s Board of Governors is honored to recognize four individuals who have made indelible contributions to cinema and the world at large,” said Academy President David Rubin in a statement about this year’s recipients. “Michael J. Fox’s tireless advocacy of research on Parkinson’s disease alongside his boundless optimism exemplifies the impact of one person in changing the future for millions. Euzhan Palcy is a pioneering filmmaker whose groundbreaking significance in international cinema is cemented in film history.

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