Jodie Foster Will Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award

Jodie Foster is ready for her close-up. The Academy Award-winning actress-turned-director will receive the prestigious Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards.

Each year, the prestigious honor is handed out to one star in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the field of entertainment. Previous recipients of the Cecil B. DeMille Award include Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Barbra Streisand, Charlton Heston, Morgan Freeman, Warren Beatty, Michael Douglas and Harrison Ford.

Jodie, who turns 50 later this month, has been nominated for a total of seven Golden Globes and won for her performances in The Accused and The Silence of the Lambs.

The 2013 Golden Globes, produced by the Hollywood Foreign Press, will be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on Jan. 13, 2013.

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