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‘Star Wars’ producer Kennedy, Cicely Tyson to get lifetime awards

LOS ANGELES: “Star Wars” producer Kathleen Kennedy and veteran actress Cicely Tyson will receive honorary awards this year, recognizing their lifetime achievements in the movie industry, the Motion Picture Academy said on Wednesday. Kennedy, who will be honored with her producer husband Frank Marshall, will be the first woman to receive the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award that is given to film producers annually for their body of work. Kennedy and Marshall co-founded Amblin Entertainment with director Steven…