The two-time Golden Globe winner will add the Cecil B. DeMille Award to his long list of Hollywood achievements.
Denzel Washington will be bringing home another Golden Globe.
It was announced Monday that the two-time Golden Globes winner will be the recipient of the 2016 Cecil B. DeMille award at the 73rd broadcast of the Golden Globes.
Hollywood Foreign Press Association president Lorenzo Soria said in the statement that the honor for Washington is a shining testament to his multi-faceted career.
“Washington’s long and storied career is earmarked by his countless roles in front of and behind the camera. It is the HFPA’s privilege to honor his contributions to the entertainment industry with the Cecil B. DeMille Award.”
The Equalizer star has earned countless achievements and accolades for his four decade career including two Academy Awards, two Golden Globes, one Tony award, and one Grammy award for his narration of the legend “John Henry.”
Previous DeMille Award winners who have “made an incredible impact on the world of entertainment” include Sidney Poitier and Morgan Freeman.
The broadcast airs live on Jan. 10 from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on NBC at 8 p.m.
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