Ghent Film Festival to Honor Kevin Costner

Event will present the actor with a career achievement award.

Last Updated: September 2, 2009 @ 3:06 PM

The 36th Ghent International Film Festival will honor Kevin Costner with its Career Achievement Award.

The Belgian fest will present the Joseph Plateau Honorary Award to the actor on October 11th, followed by a performance by Costnery’s band “Modern West.”

A two-time Academy Award-winner, the actor is most well-known for his roles in “Dances with Wolves,” “Bull Durham,” “The Bodyguard,” “Field of Dreams,” “JFK,” “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.”

Previous honorees include Morgan Freeman, Juliette Binoche, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Altman and Roy E. Disney.