Hollywood star Tom Cruise will become the fourth person in history to receive the Friars Club’s Entertainment Icon Award.
The ‘Rock of Ages’ actor will now share the space with legends including Douglas Fairbanks,Cary Grant and Frank Sinatra.
The Friars foundation gala event will take place at the Waldorf-Astoria on June 12,Femalefirst reported.
“Tom Cruise will join an elite group of only three other entertainment legends who have received our Icon Award,and whose work has made a global impact on our industry and changed the very face of cinema,” said Abbot Jerry Lewis,Friars Club.
The Foundation’s Chairman,Ambassador Joseph Zappala added,”This will be an incredible night that will live forever in our club’s history. We are so proud to be presenting this unique honour to Tom Cruise who humanitarian endeavours mirror his accomplishments in cinema and the arts.”