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George Clooney to Receive BAFTA Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award

Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- George Clooney's former girlfriend Stacey Keibler may have broken up with him, but the film community apparently still loves him.  The actor is set to receive the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles.

The Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award honors those in Hollywood who have consistently advanced the entertainment arts.

"George Clooney is without question one of our industry's true icons. His work has captivated audiences from all corners of the globe, and BAFTA Los Angeles is proud to be celebrating his immeasurable contributions to our craft," said chairman Gary Dartnall in a statement.

Previous Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award recipients include Tom Cruise, Steven Spielberg, Denzel Washington, Daniel Day Lewis, Robert De Niro, Clint Eastwood and Tom Hanks.

The BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards ceremony will be broadcast on BBC America on Nov. 10.

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