Robert De Niro will be honoured at the 20th annual Hollywood Film Awards for his comedy roles.
The 73 year old will receive the Hollywood Comedy Award for his performance in The Comedian. In this dark comedy De Niro plays an aging comic who forms a strong relationship with the daughter of a corrupt real estate agent. The film – directed by Taylor Hackford – is due out next year.
Previous winners of the award include Ben Stiller, Bradley Cooper, Amy Schumer and director Judd Apatow.
The event will be hosted by James Corden November 6 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.