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Published:June 9th, 2011 13:50 EST
Joan Benedict Steiger to Present 'Father of the Year' Award to Actor Paul Sorvino

Joan Benedict Steiger to Present 'Father of the Year' Award to Actor Paul Sorvino

By SOP newswire2

Joan Benedict Steiger will present a `Father of the Year` Award to actor Paul Sorvino at the American Diabetes Association `Father of the Year` Awards on Wednesday, June 15th at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Benedict Steiger has made more than a dozen feature films including starring in two films with her late husband, Academy Award winning actor Rod Steiger.  She recently received the Eternity Award from the Los Angeles Women`s Theatre Festival and appeared on Fox`s Dollhouse.   She will be seen later this year in the feature film Dead Border.  Benedict Steiger`s brother suffers from Type 2 diabetes.

Dr. Kevin B.Kaiserman of SoCal Diabetes, and John Kao, President of Care More Medical Enterprises, are also being honored for their commitment to the prevention and cure of diabetes and their efforts to improve the lives of all those afflicted with the disease.

For more information on the `Father of the Year` Awards or to purchase tickets, please call Olivia Wu at 323-966-2890 x7434 or visit www.diabetes.org/losangelesfoty.

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