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Governors Awards 2024 Honorees



The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 14th Annual Governors Awards Gala, held at the Ray Dolby Auditorium in Los Angeles, handed out a number of honorary Academy Awards to some of Hollywood's most deserving stars.

This year, Angela Bassett, Mel Brooks, and Carol Littleton received honorary Oscars, while Michelle Sutter was honored with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.

An eventful evening: This year Angela Bassett, Mel Brooks and Carol Littleton received honorary Oscars, while Michelle Sutter was honored with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

Angela Bassett

After a decades-long career in Hollywood, the 65-year-old actress has finally taken home one of the most prestigious awards in the entertainment industry worldwide.

Last year, she received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever last year for her role as Queen Ramonda.

The nod came three decades after she competed in the best actress category in 1993's What's Love Got To Do With It.

Over the years, she has received numerous awards, including two Golden Globe Awards.

Her credits include Avengers: Endgame (2019), Black Panther (2018), How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998), Malcolm X (1992), Waiting to Exhale (1995) and Vampire in Brooklyn (1995).

She and her ex-husband share twins Slater and Bronwyn.

HONOR: After a decades-long career in Hollywood, Angela Bassett finally takes home one of the most prestigious awards in the entertainment industry worldwide.

Mel Brooks

The American actor and comedian finally received an honorary Oscar, at the age of 97.

He is one of only 18 artists to reach EGOT status.

The exclusive group consists of those who have successfully won Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Awards.

He rose to fame as one of the most successful film directors of the 1970s.

While best known for films such as The Producers (1967), The Twelve Chairs (1970), Blazing Saddles (1974), Young Frankenstein (1974) and Silent Movie (1976), he most recently wrote and produced the Hulu series History of the World, Part 2 (2023).

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The New York City native was married to actress Anne Bancroft from 1964 until her death in 2005.

Officially part of the EGOT Club! Mel Brooks finally received an honorary Oscar at the age of 97

Carol Littleton

The film editor, whose credits include Body Heat (1981) and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), won an Emmy for her work on Tuesdays with Morrie (1999).

On Tuesday night, she was one of the lucky few to receive an honorary Oscar.

Awards in her portfolio include Editors of American Cinema.

She was born in Oklahoma City and studied at the University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences.

Five years after obtaining her bachelor's degree in 1965, she obtained a master's degree.

She was married to cinematographer John Bailey from 1972 until his death last year.

Exciting: On Tuesday night, Carol Littleton was one of the lucky few to receive an honorary Oscar

Michelle Sater

Michelle Satter, founder and director of artist programs at the Sundance Institute, has been honored with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.

According to the Oscars website, this honor goes to “an individual in the motion picture industry whose humanitarian efforts have brought credit to the industry.”

“The award is named after the Danish actor and translator who was one of Hollywood’s most active philanthropists,” according to the academy’s description.

Satter currently serves as the founding senior director of artist programs at the Sundance Institute.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, she helped create the Sundance Collab digital platform.

A huge accomplishment: Michelle Satter, founder and director of the Sundance Institute's Artist Programs, was honored with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

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