Julie Andrews To Receive 48th AFI Life Achievement Award

The American Film Institutes board of trustees said Friday that Julie Andrews will receive the 48th AFI Life Achievement Award next year. The award will be presented April 15, 2020 at a gala in Los Angeles.

Andrews, the star of screen and stage, won the Best Actress Oscar for Mary Poppins and was nominated for The Sound of Music and Victor Victoria. She has Tony noms for My Fair Lady, Camelot and the stage version of Victor Victoria. She has also won five Golden Globes, three Grammys and two Emmys.

“Julie Andrews is practically perfect in every way,” said Kathleen Kennedy, chair of the AFI board of trustees, in a release announcing the news Friday. “Her talents across time have inspired a shared sense of joy across generations, and her gifts to our cultural heritage are a testament to the power of this art form to bring us together when we need it most. AFI is proud to sing her praises with its 48th Life ARead More – Source