Guy Pearce to Receive Australia’s G’day USA Honor

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Guy Pearce (“Memento,” “The King’s Speech,” “Mildred Pierce”) will be honored by the Australian consul-general at the G’day USA Black Tie Gala in Los Angeles on January 14, 2012.

Previous recipients include Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Naomi Watts and Hugh Jackman.

The Awards will be catered by Australian celebrity chef Guy Grossi, in collaboration with Awards regular Wolfgang Puck. Also being honored are Air Supply (20 million albums sold) and Luc Longley (the former Chicago Bulls champion center who was the first Australian to play in the NBA).

The awards highlight a three-week program across eight American cities, the G’day USA initiative by the Australian government takes place in January of each year. For more information visit www.australia-week.com

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