Mar 11, 2015 5:55 PM

Robert Redford to receive Lincoln Center's Chaplin Award

The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) Robert Redford is being honored with Lincoln Center's 42nd annual Chaplin Award.

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced Wednesday that Redford will receive the award at an April 27 gala. Among the announced presenters are Jane Fonda, John Turturro and "All Is Lost" director J.C. Chandor.

Redford also will be celebrated with a seven-film tribute. The Film Society will screen his "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," ''The Candidate," ''Jeremiah Johnson," ''Ordinary People" ''Quiz Show," ''Three Days of the Condor" and "The Way We Were" over April 24-27.

The award is named after Charlie Chaplin. Previous recipients include Alfred Hitchcock, James Stewart and Meryl Streep. Last year, it was given to Rob Reiner.

The 78-year-old Redford stars in the upcoming Bill Bryson adaption "A Walk in the Woods" and the Dan Rather docudrama "Truth."


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