Academy Award winning actor and director Clint Eastwood tastes the fruit of his hard-work Saturday August 12th when he was presented with a special award from the Motion Picture & Television Fund for his contributions to the Western genre.
Eastwood was presented the Founder's Award during the group's 24th annual Golden Boot Awards held Saturday. The ceremony recognizes actors, stunt people, producers and directors who have furthered the tradition of the Western in film and television.
The event is organized by the Motion Picture and Television Fund, which provides healthcare and benefits for those in the entertainment community. Morgan Freeman presented the special award for Eastwood. Some other award recipients were actors Ann-Margret, Joan Leslie, Powers Boothe and Wes Studi, director Leslie H Martinson and stunt coordinator Buddy Van Horn.