Martin Sheen Honored at Dubai Film Fest

Martin_Sheen_2013LONDON — Martin Sheen is to be given a lifetime achievement award for his work in the film industry during the opening ceremony of this year’s Dubai International Film Festival.

Sheen’s acting career spans film and television and includes star turns in classic films such as Francis Ford Coppola‘s Apocalypse Now, Badlands, Wall Street and The Departed.

His TV work includes his SAG winning outing as fictional U.S. president Josiah Bartlet in The West Wing.

Sheen said he was “honored by the exciting news” of being chosen for the Dubai plaudit.

“This esteemed recognition inspires me to continue doing what I love most — telling stories through the art of cinema,” Sheen said.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter