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Julia Roberts is joining an all-star cast at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures and will be honored with the museum’s Gala Icon Award, it was announced Friday.

Roberts, who acting career spans three decades, will be honored with Miky Lee, Steve McQueen and Tilda Swinton at the second annual Academy Museum Gala on Oct. 15.

The awards ceremony is presented by Rolex and co-chaired by Academy Award-winning actor and Academy Museum supporter Halle Berry, Academy Museum Trustee and producer Jason Blum, Academy Museum Trustee and screenwriter-director-producer Ryan Murphy, and Academy Award-winning actor Lupita Nyong’o.

The awards presented at the Gala will include:

The Icon Award, presented to Roberts.

The Vantage Award, presented to McQueen.

The Visionary Award, presented to Swinton.

The Pillar Award, presented to Lee.

“Over the course of her expansive and renowned career, Julia has embodied iconic characters and memorable roles,” Jacqueline Stewart, Director and President of the Academy Museum, said in a statement. “We are thrilled to be honoring her continued excellence in the industry and contribution to the arts. We are deeply grateful to Julia, Miky, Steve, and Tilda, to Rolex, and to our co-chairs and host committee for making our second annual Gala an evening to remember.”

The inaugural gala in 2021 raised more the $11 million. The Academy Museum’s mission is to advance understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema and to expand knowledge and conversation about cinema as a global art form and cultural force, according to a release from the Academy Museum.

The 2022 Academy Museum Gala Host Committee, also announced Friday, includes Adrien Brody, Amanda Seyfried and Thomas Sadoski, Ariana DeBose, Awkwafina, Billie Lourd, Bryce Dallas Howard, Chloe Sevigny, Colman Domingo, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Darren Criss, Eddie Redmayne, Eiza González, Elle Fanning, Emma Roberts, George C. Wolfe, Glenn Close, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jennifer Garner, Jessica Alba, Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner, Jon Hamm, Jonathan Majors, Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann, Kate Hudson, Kathryn Hahn, Keke Palmer, Kid Cudi, Kirsten Dunst, Leonardo DiCaprio, Letitia Wright, Lily Collins, Lucy Liu, Natasha Lyonne, Orlando Bloom, Regina Hall, Renée Zellweger, Riley Keough, Robert Duvall, Ron Howard, Ruth Negga, Selma Blair, among many others.

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