Iconic Director David Lynch will receive an honorary Oscar

Культовый режиссер Дэвид Линч получит почетный «Оскар»

Famous American film Director, musician and screenwriter David Lynch this year, will receive an honorary award “Oscar” for the contribution to cinema. This decision was taken by the governing Council of the American Academy, reported on its website.

“These awards, awarded by the Academy every year, say people who have dedicated themselves to the creative life — and has made an outstanding contribution to our industry,” are available on the website of the President of the Academy John Bailey.

Awards are planning to present this autumn. In addition to Lynch honorary statuettes will get a few more people, including actress Geena Davis.

David Lynch born in 1946 in the United States. In 1977 wrote the script, he produced and directed his first film “eraserhead”. In 1980 he directed the film “the elephant Man”, which received the “Oscar”. In the future, the most popular became his TV series “twin Peaks”. Based on it, also made a feature film.

The Director also has “Oscar” for best Director of a Thriller “Mulholland drive” and the movie “Blue velvet”.