Jackie Chan To Receive Britannia Awards, Jackie Chan Honoured By BAFTA For Lifetime Achievement, Entertainment Honor. Looks like a BAFTA award is set to take its place beside the Honorary Lifetime Achievement Oscar in Jackie Chan's collection of awards and accolades.
The Rush Hour star has been chosen as the recipient of the Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment by executives at the Los Angeles branch of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) organisation in recognition of his career in the movie industry.
"Over his 50-year career, Jackie has become a beloved, revered personality we all know and love for his innovative stunt work and unique blend of martial arts and comedy. Chan joins an honors list for this year that already includes Jane Fonda, who will receive the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film.
The Hong Kong-born actor, who was awarded an honorary Oscar for Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016, will receive the new honour during the 2019 British Academy Britannia Awards on 25 October at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, alongside Jane Fonda.
At a young age, Chan gained a reputation as a talented and fearless stuntman. He swiftly climbed the ladder of success and was soon acting, directing, and choreographing stunts for dozens of films. He was awarded a Honarary Oscar Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016.