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Nov 18, 2021

Helen Mirren to Be Honored with the 2021 SAG Life Achievement Award

That’s right, the 2021 SAG Life Achievement Award is going to the incomparable Helen Mirren.

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In celebration of career achievements and her humanitarian accomplishments. Helen Mirren will be presented the performers union’s top accolade at the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. The SAG Life Achievement Awad is given annually to an actor who fosters the “finest ideals of the acting profession.” The SAG Life Achievement Award will be the latest of Mirren’s esteemed catalog of international industry and public distinctions recognizing her masterful performances on stage, screen and television. Her previous honors have included an Oscar, multiple SAG Awards, three Emmys, numerous BAFTA Awards, a Tony Award, a BAFTA Fellowship Award, The Film Society at Lincoln Center’s Chaplin Award, and she was made a Dame of the British Empire in 2003. To date, Mirren is the most decorated SAG Life Achievement recipient with a total of 13 SAG Awards nominations and five SAG Awards Actor wins. 

“I am honoured to have been chosen to receive the SAG Life Achievement Award,” said Mirren. “Since I was a young actor starting out, I have always been inspired by and learned from American screen acting, so this award is particularly meaningful for me.”