US actor Morgan Freeman holds his trophy in the category “International Lifetime Achievement” during the 47th Golden Camera award ceremony in Berlin, Feb. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Maurizio Gambarini, pool)

BERLIN (AP) — U.S. actors Scarlett Johansson and Denzel Washington have received Germany’s most prestigious film award as best international actors.

The 27-year-old Johansson said she was grateful that her work was also appreciated abroad as she received the Golden Camera Award late Saturday.

US actress Scarlett Johansson holds her trophy for Category “Best International Actress” during the 47th Golden Camera award ceremony in Berlin, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012. The award honours outstanding achievements in television, film, and entertainment. (AP Photo/Maurizio Gambarini, pool)

Actor Morgan Freeman was awarded a trophy for lifetime achievement, which the 74-year-old called “a great honor,” German news agency dapd reported.

The 47th ceremony of the Golden Camera Awards was held in German publishing house Axel Springer’s Berlin headquarters.


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