London, 29 June 2017:
The BT British Urban Film Festival will honour actor of stage and screen Ashley Walters with its’ highest accolade at the BT BUFF Awards on Sunday 10 September.
The BUFF honorary award is given to an individual in recognition of an outstanding and exceptional contribution to film, television or theatre. Ashley will be the third recipient of the award following actor Wil Johnson last year and Richard Pryor (posthumously) in 2015.
Ashley Walters said: "To receive this special honorary award from BUFF means a lot to me. In such a competitive profession, sometimes you look forward so much you forget what you have left behind. This is a welcome reminder. I would also like to say that I share this with my peers and supporters. Without them I wouldn't be doing what I love. Thank you BUFF!".
Emmanuel Anyiam-Osigwe, CEO and founder of BUFF, said: “I’m absolutely delighted that Ashley Walters is to receive the...