Schwarzenegger honored at Zurich Film Fest
Over 40 years in film and politics has seen Terminator star Arnold Schwarzenegger honored with the title of Golden Icon at the Zurich Film Festival.
The award, which was introduced in 2008, is given to “a person who has become an icon for a whole generation and whose performance and work in film is unforgettable.”
Arnold Schwarzenegger joins an impressive list of recipients, including Hugh Jackman, Sean Penn and Morgan Freeman.
Though more popular for his box office hits in the 1980s and 90s, Schwarzenegger was also governor of the state of California from 2003 to 2011.
“I’m happy to be back into acting and I’m also very happy that I did my public service … so I will be doing many more movies,” he said at the festival on Wednesday night.