Annette Beningwill receive the Hollywood Actress of the Year Award and Leonardo DiCaprio willcollect the Hollywood Actor of the Year Award at the upcoming Hollywood Film Awardsgala ceremony on Oct 18.
Other awardsrecipients already announced include John Travolta for the lifetime achievementaward, Mel Gibson for producing, Michael Mann for directing, and breakthroughacting honours for Jamie Foxx and Keira Knightley.
"Annette Beningand Leonardo DiCaprio represent excellence in the art of acting and it gives usgreat pleasure to honour these talented professionals and their accomplishmentsat this year's festival," festival founder Carlos de Abreu said in a statement.
Bening is makingwaves for her performance in the period comedy Being Julia, which Sony Pictures Classics is due torelease on Oct 15, and earned Academy Award nominations in 2000 for AmericanBeauty, and in 1991 for TheGrifters.
DiCaprio star asHoward Hughes in Martin Scorsese's The Aviator, which Miramax plans to release on Dec17. He received an Oscar nomination in 1994 for What's Eating Gilbert Grape'