Actress pays tribute to Clint Eastwood

Angelina Jolie was the surprise guest at Monday night’s Hollywood Film Festival Awards Gala.

The actress shocked the audience by turning up to present Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood with the Director Of The Year award.

He directed Angelina, 33, in her most recent film The Changeling.

Clint is what every great director should be,’ says Angelina.

‘There are some people in this business who are icons and we wonder if, when we meet them, they’ll live up to what we imagine them to be.

Clint in person is even better.’

Clint, 78, says: ‘Working with someone like Angelina is a great privilege, because you get to look on that gorgeous beauty every day.

‘And she’s a great talent.’

Bronwen Roberts