According to Oscar official news, this year's Academy Awards Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to director David Lynch (Twin Peaks, Mulholland Dr.), actor Wes Studi (The Last of the Mohicans, Heat), director Lina Wertmüller (Seven Beauties). Actor Geena Davis (Thelma & Louise) will be awarded the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.
David Lynch is a pioneering artist who is not only a film director, he constantly introduces avant-garde and experimental elements into popular movies, and is also a writer and painter with a strong self-style. Lynch has been nominated for three Oscar-winning director awards for Mulholland Dr.
, Blue Velvet
and The Elephant Man
, and has been nominated for the best adaptation of The Elephant Man
. He is also the creator of the TV series "Twin Peaks
Lina Wertmüller made history in 1976. She became the first woman to be nominated for the Oscar for Best Director Award for her Seven Beauties
. To this day, only five female directors have been nominated for the award. Wertmüller's masterpieces include Ninfa plebea
, A Night Full of Rain
, and Swept Away
Wes Studi is a Cherokee American actor whose performances include Dances with Wolves
, The Last of the Mohicans
, Geronimo: An American Legend
, and Heat
. At the launch of the announcement of Stade's selection, a spokesperson for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences praised him for "making a strong Indian role in a spicy and authentic way" and emphasized his involvement and contribution to Indian politics.
Geena Davis once won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress with The Accidental Tourist
, and she is also the star of Thelma & Louise
. Davis received a Humanitarian Award for advocating gender equality in the media.
The Oscar Lifetime Achievement Award and the Humanitarian Award were presented in conjunction with other awards, but in 2009, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences decided to choose to award these awards in advance at a separate awards ceremony.
It is reported that this year's awards ceremony will be held on October 27.