The star of August: Osage County will collect the Icon Award at the 25th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF).

Strep will receive the honour at the awards gala on January 4 2014.

“We’re overjoyed to recognise Meryl Streep for yet another Oscar-worthy performance in August: Osage County,” said festival chairman Harold Matzner. “Meryl Streep’s portrayal of Violet Weston, the matriarch of a dysfunctional family reunited by a tragic incident, will be remembered in her long list of iconic character roles.”

PSIFF is set to run from January 3-13 2014.