ROBERT DE NIRO TO PRESENT THE AMERICAN ICON AWARD TO AL PACINO
The inaugural event will take place at the iconic Beverly Wilshire hotel where Mr. Pacino will receive this honor from long-time friend, (and NOBLEMAN Magazine’s favorite) Robert De Niro, who appeared together in the epic films ‘Heat’, ‘The Godfather, Part II’, ‘Righteous Kill’ as well as the upcoming Netflix release, ‘The Irishman’. Official Chair of the event and director of ‘The Irishman’, Martin Scorsese is set to address Pacino and other honorees via a video tribute. In addition to Mr. Pacino, music industry’s legendary musician/producer Quincy Jones, and boxing icon Evander Holyfield will be honored, with additional recognition to humanitarians Jonathan D. Fischer and Christine Avanti-Fischer and the sports philanthropy award going to NFL veteran, Devon Still.
Added to Pacino’s honors will be a presentation of a special portrait of Mr. Pacino created by one of the world’s preeminent relief sculptors, Bill Mack. Bill Mack is the owner of the metal of the original and historic “Hollywood Sign” and by using the metal from the sign as the canvas, he bestows a special “Artistic Tribute” with a unique connection to the movie industry created exclusively for the 2019 American Icon Awards”.
The event will feature live performances by Robin Thicke, Jackie Cruz, Sebastien Maniscalco and more.
The American Icon Awards takes place Sunday, May 19, 2019 at the legendary Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills.
Visit the American Icon Awards website for more information.