Interpreter of one of the most crazy characters of the Marvel universe (Deadpool), Ryan Reynolds is a famous actor of Canadian origin. Given the remarkable feats he also manages to perform in the world of literature, for many Canadians he is a national pride.
In this sense, the actor has also received honors from senior Canadian leaders. Concretely, he was awarded the Governor’s Literary Prize, 2021 edition. A great distinction that rewards his efforts for the emergence of Canadian literature.
Star Ryan Reynolds honored in Canada
Canada bestowed one of its most prestigious honors on Ryan Reynolds. This weekend, the Marvel star received the Governor General’s Award which is awarded to works important to readers. An award that crowns his noble contribution to the performing arts. As a reminder, Ryan Reynolds is a Marvel model, producer and actor as well as a Canadian-American entrepreneur.
The committee which awarded the prize for this 2021 edition, in a press release, had tender words towards the star. They let it be understood that “Ryan Reynolds is one of the most beloved and recognized Canadian actors, a charismatic and eccentric character”. The committee, to praise his talents, refers to his notable role in the Marvel universe, that of Deadpool.
Ryan Reynolds’ impressions of this award
It is with great emotion that the Marvel actor received the Governor General’s Literary Award. He did not hide his feelings by sharing his trophy on social networks with a little note for his followers. “Last night Canada honored me with a Governor General’s Award and in this video… I’m not crying. It’s just Maple syrup, ”he wrote.
Last night, Canada honoured me with a Governor General’s Award and this video. I’m not crying. It’s just maple syrup. @stevenpage is a friend and legend for wasting this amazing song on me. Thank you to Her Excellency, @GGCanada, Mary Simon. #GGAwards @CanadasNAC I’m a wreck. pic.twitter.com/0ALteFw2QN
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) November 27, 2021
Note that during the 2021 National Arts Center Awards ceremony, the presenters did not fail to show him a lot of love. For Jim Watson, as an indication, this price is “so deserved”. He believes that the star’s kindness and generosity have impacted many people in Ottawa, his hometown. Among other actions, he notably supplied its food bank and organized an interview with three young podcasters.
What to know about the Governor General’s literary prize?
The Governor General’s Literary Awards are major Canadian honors. They are awarded to authors in recognition of the best English language book. They also come to reward the best French language book in the categories namely:
- The fiction ;
- poetry :
- theater ;
- literary non-fiction;
- children’s literature – Text;
- children’s literature – Illustrated books and translation.
For the latter in particular, the works can be translated from French to English and vice versa. Note that the prestigious award ceremony crowning the works of authors is organized once a year.
Source From: Fredzone