Scottish actor Brian Cox won a lifetime achievement honor at the 2022 Rose d’Or Awards.
his honor on their 61st year celebrating international excellence in entertainment and was hosted on Monday by Taskmaster comedian Alex Horne.
Cox received the award for his stellar performance as the infamous Logan Roy in The Succession when the HBO show also took home best drama.
He has also been honored for his decades in film and television as well as on stage including Mel Gibson’s Braveheart, The Bourne Identity and Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes.
The 76-year-old Scottish actor said: “I just want to thank everyone at the Rose d’Or for this wonderful, wonderful recognition of our Success… It is a great honor and thank you very much.”
The emerging talent award also went to Yasmin Finney, who recently starred in Netflix’s LGBT+ romantic comedy Heartstopper.
The 19-year-old transgender actress and activist is also set to join the cast of Doctor Who in 2023, which will see Sex Education star Ncuti Gatwa become lord next time around.
“The most important thing is knowing that the roles I take on not only represent a community that has needed it for so long, but are celebrated and rewarded, so thank you very much,” Finney said. much.”
British documentaries including BBC Two’s Freddie Mercury: The Final Act, BBC One’s The Real Mo Farah and ITV’s Afghanistan: No Country For Women – Exposure were also honored at the awards.
By winning the award for best documentary, Olympic athlete Sir Mo Farah gave the win to all children around the world who had a similar experience.
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Director Leo Burley said: “We really hope that this film will help highlight the problem of human trafficking and modern-day slavery, issues that are often overlooked.”
The Rose d’Or also recognizes Hulu’s historical comedy The Great Catherine The Great, starring Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult, the BBC medical drama Casualty, and Matt Berry’s Toast Of Tinseltown on the BBC Two.
Jason Durr, who has played nurse officer David Hide in Casualty since 2016, said: “We have a great team that brings our stories to the screen… all of those who work tirelessly year round. in this top BBC show all want to say, Rose d’Or, merci beaucoup.
The Rose d’Or Awards ceremony is streamed November 28 on rosedor.com.
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