The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles will present Daniel Day-Lewis with the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film at the 2012 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards on November 7 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
“We are thrilled to bestow Daniel with this prestigious award. His remarkable body of work ensures that this honor is more than well-deserved, and we are excited to include him among the other esteemed honorees of the evening,” said Britannia Chairman, Nigel Lythgoe.
The evening’s other honorees include Daniel Craig (Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year), Quentin Tarantino (John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing, South Park co-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone (Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy) and video game designer Will Wright (Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment).
The Britannia Award was first given to Albert R. “Cubby” Broccoli in 1989. Past recipients also include Warren Beatty, Helena Bonham Carter, Sir Michael Caine, Tom Cruise, Robert De Niro, Clint Eastwood, Colin Firth, Tom Hanks, Dustin Hoffman, Anthony Hopkins, the late Stanley Kubrick, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Dame Elizabeth Taylor, Christopher Nolan, Emily Blunt, Sean Penn, Dame Helen Mirren, Ben Stiller, Kate Winslet and Denzel Washington.
The Britannia Awards will air November 11 on BBC America.