Honorary Oscars: Full list of 132 winners from Charlie Chaplin to Cicely Tyson

Honorary Oscars: Full list of 132 winners from Charlie Chaplin to Cicely Tyson
On Wednesday, five film folk — producing team Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall, publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin and actress Cicely Tyson — were singled out by the motion picture academy to be feted at the Governors Awards in November. This non-televised event has been around since 2009 when the academy moved these de facto lifetime achievement awards off of the Oscars.

By not being part of the televised Academy Awards, this has meant more people could be honored each year as there were no time constraints to consider. To that end there have been four honorees every year but two (2011, 2015) since 2009; this is the first year that there will be five. And this change has allowed for a wider range of talents to be tapped. Levy is the first publicist to be honored.

As detailed below, all but one of the academy’s 17 branches — Visual Effects — are now represented among the
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