Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award on Monday, Oct. 28, at the 16th annual Savannah Film Festival,running Oct. 26–Nov. 2. Irons joins previously announced honorees and special guests Alexander Payne, Bruce Dern, Natalie Dormer, Alec Baldwin, James Toback and Miles Teller.
PLEASE NOTE: Because of a film shooting schedule conflict, Terence Stamp will not be attending the film festival, as previously announced).
Irons will participate in a Q-and-A after a special screening of Adrian Lyne’s 1997 adaptation of Vladimir Navokov’s novel, “Lolita,” in which he starred alongside Melanie Griffith and Frank Langella.
Irons won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as Claus von Bülow in “Reversal of Fortune.” He is also a Golden Globe and Emmy award-winner for “Elizabeth I,” and he took home the Tony Award for his performance in “The Real Thing.”