Robert Redford receives French honour
15 October 2010 Last updated at 12:02 BST
Robert Redford has received France's prestigious Legion of Honour, in a ceremony conducted by President Nicolas Sarkozy at the Elysee Palace in Paris.
The 74-year-old actor and director was awarded the medal for his his film career and environmental work.
Previous recipients include Clint Eastwood and Canadian director David Cronenberg.