1998 - Receives the U.S. Navy's highest civilian award, the Distinguished Public Service Award for "Saving Private Ryan" (1998).
2000 - Receives DGA Lifetime Achievement Award.
January 10, 2003 - Receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, near Hollywood Blvd. and Highland Avenue.
December 2005 - DreamWorks SKG is sold to Paramount for $1.6 billion. Spielberg and Geffen remain with the company.
December 3, 2006 - Receives the Kennedy Center Honors.