Tag Archives: Jean Hersholt

Spike Lee, Debbie Reynolds, Gena Rowland to Receive Academy’s 2015 Governors Awards

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night (August 25) to present Honorary Awards to Spike Lee and Gena Rowlands, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Debbie Reynolds. All three awards will be presented at the Academy’s 7th Annual Governors Awards[...]

Oprah Winfrey defended by Academy president Tom Sherak

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Noted contrarian Armond White is at it again, begging for attention by calling out the Academy for its decision to present Oprah Winfrey with its Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. White, who consistently writes against the grain to get a cheap response, wonders if Winfrey’s nod is[...]

Oprah Winfrey chosen to receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

HollywoodNews.com: It’s just been announced that Oprah Winfrey will be presented with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in November at its Governors Awards. The Humanitarian Award is named after a Danish-born actor who helped form the Motion Picture Relief Fund in[...]

Oprah, James Earl Jones and Dick Smith to Receive Honorary Awards

HollywoodNews.com: The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted tonight to present Honorary Awards to actor James Earl Jones and makeup artist Dick Smith and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to philanthropist Oprah Winfrey. All three awards will be presented at the Academy’s 3rd[...]

Sid Ganis will produce the 2nd Annual Governors Awards

BY STAFF Producer Sid Ganis will produce the 2nd annual Governors Awards for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy President Tom Sherak announced today. One or more of the Academy’s highest honors – the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award, the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Awards and the Honorary[...]