Angelina Jolie gets humanitarian award

Los Angeles: Actress Angelina Jolie was honoured for her humanitarian efforts with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 5th Annual Governors Awards.

The event was held Saturday at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center here.

After receiving the award, the 38-year-old thanked her partner, actor Brad Pitt for his support, reports

"My love, your support and your guidance make everything I do possible," Jolie said.

She was accompanied by Pitt and son Maddox, 12, to the awards night.

The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award is given "to an individual in the motion picture industry whose humanitarian efforts have brought credit to the industry".