Matt Dillon will receive aGotham Award tribute at IFP New York's upcoming 15th Annual Gotham Awards on Nov 30.
Dillon will be the onlyperson to be honoured for his body of work during the show, although the awardwill be presented alongside six competitive honours recognising the year's mostinnovative films and talent.
Dillon's credits includethis year's sleeper hit Crash, Drugstore Cowboy, There's Something AboutMary, City Of Ghosts, Singles, and TheOutsiders.
He will next be seen playingauthor Charles Bukowski's alter ego in Bent Hamer's Factotum, which Picturehouse will release in early 2006.
Competitive juried GothamAwards will be handed out for best feature, best documentary, best ensemblecast, breakthrough director, breakthrough actor, and best film not playing at atheatre near you.
Previous Gotham Awardtribute recipients include Robert DeNiro, Meryl Streep, Steve Buscemi, RobertAltman, Julianne Moore, John Turturro and Sigourney Weaver.