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Meryl Streep to receive Tribute Actor Award at TIFF 2019

Press Trust of India  |  Toronto 

Veteran star Meryl Streep will be honoured Tribute Actor award at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival.

The 70-year-old actor will be the first-ever recipient of the award, the festival organisers said.

"Announcing the incomparable Meryl Streep as the first-ever recipient of our TIFF Tribute Actor Award. #TIFF19" read a post from the festival's official Twitter handle.

Streep will receive the award in person on September 9, they added.

The actor's next film "The Laundromat", about the Panama Papers scandal, is among the films that will be screened at the famed festival.

TIFF 2019 will run from September 5-15.

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First Published: Fri, July 26 2019. 20:25 IST