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George Clooney Honored with BAFTA

George Clooney may have lost a girlfriend in Stacy Keibler, but at least he's gained a Kubrick. 

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles, aka BAFTA LA, has announced it's honoring the Hollywood hottie with its Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film at this year's BAFTA LA Britannia Awards on Nov. 9, 2013. 

Clooney, 52, is being given the group's highest accolade for his work as a BAFTA Award-winning actor, screenwriter, director, producer and global humanitarian thanks to his continuous activism on behalf of Darfur.

Per a release, the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award "is presented to a unique individual, upon whose work is stamped the indelible mark of authorship and commitment, and who has lifted the craft to new heights."



 

In choosing him, organizers singled out acclaimed films Clooney's starred in, such as The DescendantsSyriana,Up in the AirMichael Clayton and the Ocean's trilogy among others; his forays as a screenwriter and director with Good Night and Good Luck; and his vision as a producer with Argo.
The 2013 awards ceremony feting the thesp will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and is slated to air on BBC America on Nov. 10.
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