Warren Beatty To Receive BAFTA Award
Posted on Wed Sep 7, 2011 12:47 PM PDT

warrenbeatty200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Academy Award-winning actor Warren Beatty is set to receive the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles announced Wednesday.

“Warren Beatty is an undisputed film icon who, during nearly a half-century, has created a body of work that transcends trends and remains timeless,” BAFTA Los Angeles chairman Nigel Lythgoe said in a statement. “He is a powerful and original creative force, both in front and behind the camera, and it is our distinct pleasure to honor and celebrate his immense talents.”

Additional 2011 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards recipients include Ben Stiller, Helena Bonham Carter, David Yates, and John Lasseter.

The Britannia Awards will take place Nov. 30 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and will be broadcast on the TV Guide Network on Dec. 4.