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Robert De Niro, in presenting the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement at the Golden Globes, to Martin Scorses, his longtime friend and collaborator said: “Marty sleeps, drinks and eats film. I hear there are videos on the Internet of Marty having sex with film.” “We’re like an old married couple,” said De Niro. “We built a life together, we have great memories — we just don’t sleep together anymore.”

The Cecil B. DeMille award winners are chosen by the HFPA board of directors and presented each year (except for 1976). The first woman to receive the award was Judy Garland in 1962 (following Fred Astaire which delighted her no end), the next was Joan Crawford in 1970. The list of winners provides a spectrum of talented human beings who have had a definite impact on the world of entertainment, be it Alfred Hitchcock, Lucille Ball, Sidney Poitier, Sophia Loren, Sean Connery, Barbra Streisand or any one of those thoughtfully selected for the honor.


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