Washington: Antonio Banderas is set to receive the honorary Goya Award by The Spanish Film Academy for "stellar career on both sides of the Atlantic."
Antonio Banderas. Pic/Santa Banta
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the academy's board of directors unanimously voted to award the Spanish star the honor for having "developed a versatile trajectory as an actor.
The academy recognized the actor to have shown his own point of view as a director and having immersed himself in the role of producer to support national values.
The academy called the actor as a hometown-Malaga boy "without borders" and applauded the actor's career punctuated by "risks and commitment".