Debbie Reynolds to Recieve SAG-AFTRA Life Achievement Award

The Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Golden Globe award-nominated entertainer will be honored during the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in January

Debbie Reynolds to receive SAG-AFTRA Life Achievement Award
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Debbie Reynolds will be honored by SAG-AFTRA with its Life Achievement Award, the union announced on Monday.

The 82-year-old actress will receive the award during the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony airing live on TNT and TBS on Jan. 25.

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Reynolds, an accomplished singer and dancer who launched her career by starring in 1952 classic “Singin’ in the Rain,” is the 51st recipient of SAG-AFTRA’s highest accolade, which is given to an actor or actress who fosters the “finest ideals of the acting profession.”

“I’m thrilled that SAG-AFTRA is presenting our Life Achievement Award to Debbie Reynolds. She is a tremendously talented performer with a diverse body of screen and stage work, live performances and several hit records,” SAG-AFTRA president Ken Howard said in a statement. “Her generous spirit and unforgettable performances have entertained audiences across the globe, moving us all from laughter to tears and back again. Congratulations, Debbie, on your life achievements.”