Seasoned pro - Robert Duvall - has been honored with the prestigious Peter J. Owens award by officals at the San Francisco International Film Festival.
The actor - known for playing crusty well-fleshed out characters - will receive the coveted award on April 29th at the annual award ceremony.
The following evening there will be a tribute to Mr. Duvall at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco.
The Festival organizers announced that in addition to clips featuring highlights of the actor's long-and-distinguished career, Duvall will appear in person on stage for an intimate interview.
Duvall's latest feature - "Get Low" - will also screen that evening.
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