The 39th Annual Saturn Awards, which celebrate the best in science fiction, fantasy, horror, and genre entertainment, are less than a month away, and word has come as to who will be receiving this year’s Life Career Award.
From the Press Release:
The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films is happy to announce that actor and director JONATHAN FRAKES, whose impressive body of work includes playing Commander William T. Riker in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and its big-screen movies as well as directing such series as “Castle,” “NCIS: Los Angeles,” “Leverage,” “Roswell” and “V,” will receive this year’s Life Career Award.
He joins this year’s previously announced special-award recipients Richard Matheson, William Friedkin and Vince Gilligan and will receive his award in person during the award ceremonies.
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This year’s Saturn Awards will be hosted by TV personality and acclaimed comedian Wayne Brady. The ceremony will be held at the Starlight Ballroom of the Castaway in Burbank on Wednesday, June 26th.
Among this year’s Saturn Award nominees are such hit films and TV series as The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Skyfall, The Dark Knight Rises, Life of Pi, “The Walking Dead,” “Dexter” and “American Horror Story: Asylum.”
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