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  • 11 August 2014, 8:45

Donald Sutherland Honoured At Teen Awards

Donald Sutherland has celebrated with film and television stars decades his junior at the Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles.

The Hunger Games star, 79, made an appearance at the event to collect the award, or surfboard, for best villain for his portrayal of President Snow in the films.

"You named me the most villainous?" the actor said, wearing President Snow's iconic white rose. "My wife - I have been married for 42 years - my wife asked me to tell you that she agreed with you.

"I on the other hand, do not. I think, on the contrary, that I am very nice. Sweet-tempered and generous - so generous in fact that I have brought you souvenirs from Panem!

"They're berries - I wouldn't eat them if I were you..." In reference to scenes in the films he then threw the berries into the audience.

The big winners on the night were The Fault In Our Stars co-starsShailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort.

The pair picked up several prizes, including best drama actor and actress and best drama film. They were also awarded the trophy for the best kiss.

"I don't surf or anything, so I guess I'm gonna put this on my wall," said Elgort of his unique prize.

Woodley's role in Divergent also scooped her a prize for best action movie actress.

Demi Lovato kicked off the Teen Choice Awards with a performance and a win. After belting out her tune Really Don't Care, the singer-actress rode off with award for choice summer song.

"I want you guys to know that instead of just getting up here and saying a speech, every single one of you deserves to have a happy and incredible life, so be the best you can be in everything because your dreams can come true if you work hard for them," Lovato told the roaring crowd of teenagers.

Other winners on hand to claim their trophies included Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale as best TV drama actress, The Hunger Games co-star Josh Hutcherson as choice sci-fi/fantasy movie actor and reality stars Kim Kardashian,Kylie and Kendall Jenner.

Teen Choice co-hosts Tyler Posey of Teen Wolf and Sarah Hyland of Modern Family said 165 million votes were cast for the 16th annual awards, which honour movies, television, music, comedy, sports, fashion and web stars.

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