The Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) has announced that Emmy, Tony & Grammy Award-winner Cynthia Nixon will be honored with the 2016 Excellence in Acting Award at this year's festival that runs from June 15th to 19th in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Nixon will be in attendance to accept the award at a special ceremony on Saturday June 18th at Provincetown's historic Town Hall. Christine Walker, Executive Director of PIFF & CEO of the Provincetown Film Society stated, "We are thrilled to honor Cynthia Nixon's remarkable versatility & talent as evidenced by the sheer depth & volume of her film, TV & stage performances, her work with the top directors in the world & her ability to successfully engage the worlds of super stardom & the art house elite." Nixon began her career at age 12 in the feature film LITTLE DARLINGS. On television she received much critical praise & her first Emmy Award in the role of Miranda Hobbes on HBO's hit series SEX AND THE CITY which also earned her multiple Golden Globe nominations. She went on to co-star in the two wildly successful SEX AND THE CITY films. Nixon can currently be seen in Pamela Romanowsky's film THE ADDERALL DIARIES & later this year will star in Terence Davies' biopic A QUIET PASSION as reclusive poet Emily Dickinson. Previous recipients of the Excellence in Acting Award include Patricia Clarkson, Parker Posey, Vera Farmiga, Tilda Swinton, Alessandro Nivola, Gael García Bernal & Alan Cumming. Nixon lives in NYC with her wife Christine & their children Sam, Charlie & Max.
For More Info: ptownfilmfest.org
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