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Jones lands theatre award

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Mar 25, 2011 | 11:30am EDT

The Star Wars legend will receive the organisation's coveted Monte Cristo Award at a ceremony in May (11) in honour of his glittering theatre career, which has garnered him a clutch of accolades over the years including two Tony Awards.

The panel which awarded the honour to Jones was made up of famous faces including Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Alec Baldwin, as well as Jones' current Driving Miss Daisy co-star Vanessa Redgrave.

Jones will receive the honour at a gala in New York City on 9 May (11).

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