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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

The award is named after Danish American screen actor and humanitarian Jean Hersholt (1886–1956), who served as president of the Motion Picture Relief Fund for 18 years. He also served as president of AMPAS from 1945 to 1949. Winners of the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award are presented with an Academy Award Oscar statuette. As of the 92nd Academy Awards, there have been 39 awards presented, two of which were posthumous.

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Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Laureates (2030 ~ 2021)

Michelle Satter

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 2023

Michael J. Fox

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 2022

Danny Glover

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 2021

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 2021

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Laureates (2020 ~ 2001)

Motion Picture & Television Fund

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 2020

Tyler Perry

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 2020

Geena Davis

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 2019

Debbie Reynolds

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 2015

Harry Belafonte

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 2014

Angelina Jolie

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 2013

Jeffrey Katzenberg

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 2012

Oprah Winfrey

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 2011

Jerry Lewis

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 2008

Sherry Lansing

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 2006

Roger Mayer

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 2004

Arthur Hiller

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 2001

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Laureates (2000 ~ 1981)

Quincy Jones

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1994

Paul Newman

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1993

Elizabeth Taylor

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1992

Audrey Hepburn

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1992

Howard W. Koch

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1989

Charles "Buddy" Rogers

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1985

David L. Wolper

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1984

M. J. Frankovich

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1983

Walter Mirisch

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1982

Danny Kaye

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1981

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Laureates (1980 ~ 1961)

Robert Benjamin

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1979

Leo Jaffe

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1978

Charlton Heston

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1977

Dr. Jules C. Stein

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1975

Arthur B. Krim

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1974

Lew Wasserman

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1973

Rosalind Russell

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1972

Frank Sinatra

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1970

George Jessel

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1969

Martha Raye

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1968

Gregory Peck

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1967

George Bagnall

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1966

Edmond L. DePatie

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1965

Steve Broidy

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1962

George Seaton

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1961

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Laureates (1960 ~ 1956)

Sol Lesser

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1960

Bob Hope

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1959

Samuel Goldwyn

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1957

Y. Frank Freeman

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award 1956