Faces & names: Reynolds selected for SAG Life Achievement Award
Debbie Reynolds has been named the 51st recipient of the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award for her career and humanitarian accomplishments.
The award will be presented at the 21st annual awards ceremony Jan. 25.
Reynolds has starred in more than 50 movies; two Broadway shows; two TV series; and dozens of TV, cabaret and concert appearances. The 82-year-old Reynolds has been in show business for 66 years.
Her first movie role came in the 1950 musical “The Daughter of Rosie O’Grady,” followed by a role as “Boop-Boop-A-Doop” girl Helen Kane in “Three Little Words,” for which she received an MGM contract and the first of five Golden Globe nominations.She appeared in “Singin’ in the Rain” opposite Gene Kelly and Donald O’Connor; “The Unsinkable Molly Brown,” for which she was nominated for an Oscar; “How the West Was Won”: “The Tender Trap”: “Mary, Mary”: “Goodbye Charlie”: “Divorce American Style”: “How Sweet It Is”: “The Catered Affair”: “In & Out”: and “Mother,” for which she also received a Golden Globe nomination.