The star of "The Mummy" Brendan Fraser will be honored with the Distinguished Decade of Achievement in Film Award at 2008 ShoWest convention to be held from March 10 to 13 at the Bally's and Paris hotels in Las Vegas. The 39-year-old actor will be presented with the kudo at the closing-awards gala of the film-related event.
On giving the award to Fraser, ShoWest co-managing director Mitch Neuhauser explained that the recently split actor has made many memorable performances. Neuhauser stated, "From his roles in action-packed blockbusters like 'The Mummy,' 'The Mummy Returns' and 'George of the Jungle' to his critically acclaimed roles in such independent films as 'Crash' and 'Gods and Monsters,' Fraser has delivered many inspirational performances over the past decade."
The Canadian-descent actor is famous for his notable performances in in several major Hollywood films, including "The Quiet American" and "Crash". In 2008, he can be seen starring in romantic drama "The Air I Breathe" with Sarah Michelle Gellar and Kevin Bacon, in adventure fantasy "Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D" opposite Josh Hutcherson, and in the third installment of "The Mummy", "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor", alongside Maria Bello, Jet Li and Michelle Yeoh.