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Career Acheivement award for Kevin Kline at Chicago festival

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Chicago, June 29 :

Actor Kevin Kline was presented with the Career Achievement Award at the 50th anniversary gala of the Chicago International Film Festival (CIFF).

Kevin Kline
Kevin Kline

With this award, Kline joins the rank of the most influential talents through the decades at CIFF. These include directors Orson Welles, George Cukor, Oliver Stone and Steven Spielberg, and actors Michael Douglas, Tom Cruise, Sally Fields, Dustin Hoffman and Al Pacino, Xinhua reported.

The actor was honoured Saturday.

Earlier, Kline won an Academy award in the year 1988 for best suporting actor in the film, ‘A Fish Called Wanda’.

“Kevin Kline is one of the most versatile performers of his generation and truly deserving Chicago International Film Festival’s Career Achievement Award,” festival founder Michael Kutza said .

This year marks CIFF’s 50th anniversary, one of the longest running film festivals in the US.

(IANS)