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The Jean Hersholt
Jean Hersholt
Humanitarian Award is awarded periodically by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
(AMPAS) at the Governors Awards ceremonies for an individual's "outstanding contributions to humanitarian causes". The award category was instituted in 1956 and first awarded at the 29th Academy Awards, in March 1957. Unlike the Academy Award of Merit, the nomination and voting for this award are restricted to members of the Board of Governors of AMPAS.[1]

Contents

1 History 2 List of recipients 3 See also 4 Notes 5 References

History[edit] The award is named after Danish American
Danish American
screen actor and humanitarian Jean Hersholt
Jean Hersholt
(1886–1956), who served as president of the Motion Picture Relief Fund for 18 years. He also served as president of AMPAS from 1945 to 1949.[2] Winners of the Jean Hersholt
Jean Hersholt
Humanitarian Award are presented with an Academy Award Oscar statuette. As of the 88th Academy Awards, there have been 38 awards presented, two of which were posthumous.[2] List of recipients[edit]

Key

Indicates posthumous award

Year Image Recipient Nationality Ref.

1957

Freeman !Y. Frank Freeman  USA

1958

Goldwyn !Samuel Goldwyn  Poland

1960

Hope !Bob Hope  USA

1961 – Lesser !Sol Lesser  USA

1962 – Seaton !George Seaton  USA

1963 – Broidy !Steve Broidy  USA

1966 – DePatie !Edmond L. DePatie  USA

1967 – Bagnall !George Bagnall  USA

1968

Peck !Gregory Peck  USA

1969

Raye !Martha Raye  USA

1970

Jessel !George Jessel  USA

1971

Sinatra !Frank Sinatra  USA

1973

Russell !Rosalind Russell  USA

1974 – Wasserman !Lew Wasserman  USA

1975 – Krim !Arthur B. Krim  USA

1976 – Stein !Jules C. Stein  USA

1978

Heston !Charlton Heston  USA

1979 – Jaffe !Leo Jaffe  USA

1980 – Benjamin ! Robert Benjamin  USA

1982

Kaye !Danny Kaye  USA

1983 – Mirisch !Walter Mirisch  USA

1984 – Frankovich !M. J. Frankovich  USA

1985 – Wolper !David L. Wolper  USA

1986

Rogers !Charles "Buddy" Rogers  USA

1990

Koch !Howard W. Koch  USA

1993

Hepburn !Audrey Hepburn[a]  UK

1993

Taylor !Elizabeth Taylor  UK

1994

Newman !Paul Newman  USA

1995

Jones !Quincy Jones  USA

2002

Hiller !Arthur Hiller  Canada

2005 – Mayer !Roger Mayer  USA

2007 – Lansing !Sherry Lansing  USA

2009

Lewis !Jerry Lewis  USA

2012

Winfrey !Oprah Winfrey  USA [1]

2013

Katzenberg !Jeffrey Katzenberg  USA [1]

2014

Jolie !Angelina Jolie  USA [3]

2015

Belafonte !Harry Belafonte  USA [4]

2016

Reynolds !Debbie Reynolds  USA [5]

See also[edit]

List of posthumous Academy Award winners and nominees

Notes[edit]

^ Hepburn was alive when the Academy voted to bestow the award, but had died by the time of the awards ceremony.

References[edit]

^ a b c "Honorary Awards". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 2009-02-06.  ^ a b " Academy Awards
Academy Awards
Database – AMPAS". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 2014-12-03. [permanent dead link] ^ Milliken, Mary (November 17, 2013). " Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
receives humanitarian award from Academy". Reuters. Retrieved November 17, 2013.  ^ "Harry Belafonte, Jean-Claude Carrière, Hayao Miyazaki And Maureen O'Hara To Receive Academy's Governors Awards". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. August 28, 2014. Retrieved August 28, 2014.  ^ http://deadline.com/2015/08/governors-awards-2015-spike-lee-debbie-reynolds-gena-rowlands-1201507536/

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Footnote

‡ Dates and years listed for each ceremony were the eligibility period of film release in Los Angeles County. For the first five ceremonies, the eligibility period was done on a seasonal basis, from August to July. For the 6th ceremony, held in 1934, the eligibility period lasted from August 1, 1932 to December 31, 1933. Since the 7th ceremony held in 1935, the period of eligibility became the full previous calendar year from January 1 to December 31.

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Jean Hersholt
Jean Hersholt
Humanitarian Award

Y. Frank Freeman (1956) Samuel Goldwyn (1957) Bob Hope (1959) Sol Lesser (1960) George Seaton (1961) Steve Broidy (1962) Edmond L. DePatie (1965) George Bagnall (1966) Gregory Peck (1967) Martha Raye (1968) George Jessel (1969) Frank Sinatra (1970) Rosalind Russell (1972) Lew Wasserman (1973) Arthur B. Krim (1974) Jules C. Stein (1975) Charlton Heston (1977) Leo Jaffe (1978) Robert Benjamin (1979) Danny Kaye (1981) Walter Mirisch (1982) M. J. Frankovich (1983) David L. Wolper (1984) Charles "Buddy" Rogers (1985) Howard W. Koch (1989) Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
/ Elizabeth Taylor (1992) Paul Newman (1993) Quincy Jones (1994) Arthur Hiller (2001) Roger Mayer (2005) Sherry Lansing (2007) Jerry Lewis (2009) Oprah Winfrey (2011) Jeffrey Katzenberg (2012) Angelina Jolie (2013) Harry Belafonte (2014) Debbie Reynolds

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