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Matt Damon to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

August 31, 2009 13:48 IST

Oscar winning actor Matt Damon is all set to receive an honour for his contribution to the world of cinema.

According to Variety, the actor will be presented the American Cinematheque Award at a ceremony next March, reports the Daily Express.

The 38-year-old actor started his career with 1997 hit Good Will Hunting, which he co-scripted with pal Ben Affleck.

Previous recipients of the award include actor Samuel L Jackson and Julia Roberts have been the previous recipients of the prestigious award.

Image: Matt Damon and his wife Luciana

Photograph: Dave Hogan/Reuters

Source: ANI