Shirley MacLaine will receive the 40th AFI Lifetime Achievement Award, the American Film Institute announced Sunday.
The 77-year-old actress, who won a Best Actress Oscar for 1983's Terms of Endearment, will be presented the award at a gala tribute in Los Angeles on June 7. TV Land will broadcast the ceremony later that month.
"Shirley MacLaine is a powerhouse of personality that has illuminated screens large and small across six decades," Howard Stringer, chairman of the institute's board of trustees, said in a statement. "From...
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The Oscar-nominated Terms of Endearment costar has worked infrequently in recent years, which makes her the perfect choice to play a stage diva who's making a comeback after a long time out of the spotlight on the new season of Gabriel Byrne's HBO shrink-rap serial (starting October 25). Aside from a guest gig as a school principal on the final season of Law & Order and her role as the mother...
As if Abby and Luka didnt have enough to contend with tonight manic-depressive Maggie breezed in to meet her ailing grandson and offer her support in a flurry of note taking and NICU staff badgering However she also brought an unexpected mix of motherly wisdom and perspective that Abby sorely needed Sally Field has done an excellent job with this role in each of her appearances taking a strident character and making her sympathetic and relatable never sugarcoating the challenges of living with mental illness Despite her doubts Maggie actually persuaded Abby to include the baby in a trial that was both risky and promising The scene where she insisted something was wrong with the baby reminded me of the scene from Terms of Endearment when Shirley MacLaine loses it on the nurses for not administering her daughters pain medication on time While I thought it was downright mean to lead all of us to believe the baby had died the last scene of Abby with her mom offe