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Vanessa Redgrave to receive Oscar tribute

Actress Vanessa Redgrave at the David Austin Stand with a rose named in the memory of her daughter (The Natasha Richardson Rose) during the Chelsea Flower Show Press and VIP Day in London on May 23, 2011.
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Vanessa Redgrave at the David Austin Stand with a rose named in the memory of her daughter (The Natasha Richardson Rose) in London on May 23, 2011.
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(CBS/AP) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will honor Vanessa Redgrave with its first-ever European tribute to an actor on Nov. 13 in London.

The event, hosted by screenwriter David Hare, will feature appearances by Meryl Streep, James Earl Jones, Ralph Fiennes, Redgrave's daughter Joely Richardson and others.

"An Academy Salute to Vanessa Redgrave," which will recognize the 74-year-old star's five decade career, is billed as the Academy's "first-ever European tribute to an actor."

Redgrave will receive the honor in London, where she's starring alongside Jones in the stage production of "Driving Miss Daisy."

Redgrave and Jones played Miss Daisy and her loyal chauffer, Hoke, on Broadway before the production moved to London.

Redgrave, who has appeared in more than 80 films, has been nominated for six Academy Awards. She won for her supporting role in 1977's "Julia." She will not receive the typical Oscar statuette for the upcoming honor.

Redgrave's career isn't slowing down anytime soon. She's attached to the upcoming British comedic drama, "Song for Marion," which will co-star Terence Stamp and Gemma Arterton.