Jeff Bridges received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for his lifetime work and achievements.
During his acceptance speech he thanked his late father, Lloyd Bridges, and pulled up his sleeve to reveal his cuff links.
"They were your dad's, too!" Bridges said.
Bridges, who has starred in films like "The Big Lebowski" and "True Grit," has received five Globe nominations. His first came in 1984 for "Starman," followed by nominations for his performances in "The Fisher King" and "The Contender."
Bridges won a Golden Globe for best actor in 2009 for "Crazy Heart." His fifth nomination came in 2016 for "Hell or High Water."
Previous honorees of the Cecil B. deMille Award include: George Clooney, Robert De Niro, Audrey Hepburn, Harrison Ford, Jodie Foster, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep, Barbra Streisand, Denzel Washington and Oprah Winfrey.