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Jessica Lange to Be Honored at Santa Barbara Film Festival

Women and Hollywood By Inkoo Kang | Women and Hollywood July 30, 2014 at 2:00PM

Lange will be the first female recipient of the festival's Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film.
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Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange

American Horror Story co-star Jessica Lange will become the first female recipient of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival's Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film. 

Lange boasts two Oscars (for Tootsie and Blue Sky) and two Emmys (for Grey Gardens and American Horror Story). In 1982, she received two separate Oscar nominations: a Best Supporting Actress for Tootsie and a Best Actress for Frances, the biopic of actress Frances Farmer. She has also received nods from the Academy for Country, Sweet Dreams, Music Box.

"Jessica Lange possess the three key elements in making it in this crazy business: talent, beauty and intelligence, all of which have served her well and continue to do so," commented Kirk Douglas. "It is my honor to give her my award."

SBIFF will run from January 27 to February 7. 

[via THR]

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