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American Cinematheque Award Recipients:
Ridley Scott 2016

Reese Witherspoon 2015

Matthew McConaughey 2014

Jerry Bruckheimer 2013

Ben Stiller 2012

Robert Downey, Jr. 2011

Matt Damon 2010

Samuel L. Jackson 2008

Julia Roberts 2007

George Clooney 2006

Al Pacino 2005

Steve Martin 2004

Nicole Kidman 2003

Denzel Washington 2002

Nicolas Cage 2001

Bruce Willis 2000

Jodie Foster 1999

Arnold Schwarzenegger 1998

John Travolta 1997

Tom Cruise 1996

Mel Gibson 1995

Rob Reiner 1994

Michael Douglas 1993

Sean Connery 1992

Martin Scorsese 1991

Ron Howard 1990

Steven Spielberg 1989

Robin Williams 1988

Bette Midler 1987

Eddie Murphy 1986

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The American Cinematheque is a non-profit 501 (C) (3) organization.
The Film Programs of the American Cinematheque are presented at the magnificently renovated, historic 1922 Grauman's Hollywood Egyptian Theatre. Located at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard.
Photo Credit: Randall Michelson. Detail of Egyptian Theatre Ceiling.

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<<< Friday, October 13, 2006 >>>

The Presentation of the 21st Annual American Cinematheque Award

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George Clooney 2006 Honoree

Presented October 13, 2006 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills

This Event Is Sold Out!

The American Cinematheque Award is presented annually to an extraordinary artist currently making a significant contribution to the art of the Moving Picture. This is our 21st Award Presentation.

Opening/Closing Show: Bonnie Hunt

Show Participants: Ellen Barkin, Don Cheadle, Danny DeVito, Morgan Freeman, Salma Hayek, Richard Kind, Julianna Margulies, Carl Reiner, Jerry Weintraub, *Bruce Willis, Noah Wyle

*Bruce Willis was not able to attend as was previously announced.

Musical Performance by: Peter Cincotti

Award Presentation by: Julia Roberts

Taped Messages from: John Cusack, Matt Damon, David Letterman, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, David Strathairn, Renee Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones and surprise guests - Senator John McCain, James Carville, Walter Cronkite, Senator Obama, Al Gore, Madeleine Albright, President Bill Clinton, Paul Newman and a George Bush impersonator.

George Clooney Signed His Gift Bag (valued at over $16,000) and Is Auctioning It To Further Benefit the American Cinematheque!

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Auction begins Tuesday, October 17!

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