Maureen O'Hara

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On Saturday, November 10, the Academy honored four exceptional talents at the 6th Annual Governors Awards in Hollywood. See highlights of the presentations and speeches here, and read more about the ceremony here. Actor, musician and activist Harry Belafonte received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award for his decades of fighting for social justice. Here he is seen in 1959 with wife Julie and son David, with horse trainer Glen Randall, on the set during production of Ben-Hur.The same year, Belafonte received some of the best reviews of his career for the racially-charged heist movie...
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On Saturday, November 8, 2014, actress Maureen O’Hara joins French screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière and Japanese animator Hayao  Miyazaki in receiving the Honorary Award for extraordinary distinction in lifetime achievement and exceptional contributions to the state of motion picture arts and sciences at the Academy’s 6th annual Governors Awards in Los Angeles.With a remarkable acting career spanning more than six decades, O’Hara had her first starring film role as the beautiful and spirited “Esmeralda” in William Dieterle’s classic 1939...
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The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night (August 26) to present Honorary Awards to Jean-Claude Carrière, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O’Hara, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Harry Belafonte.  All four awards will be presented at the Academy’s 6th Annual Governors Awards on Saturday, November 8, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center®.“The Governors Awards allow us to reflect upon not the year in film, but the achievements of a lifetime,” said Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs.  “We’re absolutely...
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