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James Earl Jones gets honorary Oscar in London

13 November 2011 Last updated at 09:01 GMT

Actor James Earl Jones, best known as the voice of Darth Vader in Star Wars, has been given an honorary Oscar for lifetime achievement.

He has appeared in more than 50 films during his career and his other credits include Field of Dreams, Patriot Games and The Hunt for Red October.

The famous gold statuette was presented to him after his performance in Driving Miss Daisy at a theatre in London.

The BBC's Sophie Hutchinson reports.