WEEK IN WOMEN: Barbra Streisand to receive SAG-AFTRA Lifetime Achievement Award – Brandy McDonnell reports

Legendary actor, singer, producer, writer, and director Barbra Streisand has been named the 59th recipient of SAG-AFTRA’s highest tribute, the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievements and humanitarian accomplishments. Streisand will be presented the performers union’s top accolade at the 30th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which will stream live on Netflix Feb. 24 from the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall in Los Angeles. Given annually to an actor who fosters the “finest ideals of the acting profession,” the SAG Life Achievement Award will be the latest of Streisand’s esteemed catalog of international industry and public distinctions recognizing her masterful performances on screen and the stage.

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WEEK IN WOMEN: Helen Mirren Receives SAG Life Achievement Award – Brandy McDonnell reports

Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren will be the 57th recipient of SAG-AFTRA’s highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. Mirren will be presented the performers union’s top accolade at the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, slated to be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Feb. 27 from The Barker Hangar in Santa Monica.

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