Steve Carell will be honoured with the Outstanding Performer of the Year Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in February (15). The funnyman will be handed the prize for his work as reclusive millionaire John du Pont in drama Foxcatcher. Previous recipients include Jennifer Lawrence, James Franco, Angelina Jolie, Helen Mirren, Heath Ledger, Kate Winslet and Cate Blanchett, who picked up the trophy this year (14).