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Douglas to be honoured with theatre award

Dec 15, 2011 | 4:00am EST

The Wall Street star will be handed the prestigious Monte Cristo Award by the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in recognition of his glittering Hollywood career.

Douglas has a long association with the theatre company - he acted there for three years in the 1960s and has been a member of the board since 1980. He also presented his mentor, and The Streets of San Francisco TV co-star, Karl Malden with the same award back in 2004.

The actor will accept the prize from his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones during the Monte Cristo gala at the Edison Ballroom in New York City on 16 April (12), according to Variety.

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