SAG Declares a Jolly Holiday for Julie Andrews
In honor of her accomplishments, the performer will receive the
"Julie Andrews is a woman of great generosity, creativity, courage, elegance and wit," says SAG president
Andrews won acclaim for her Broadway theater work in shows like "My Fair Lady," but it's her unforgettable film roles that make her a global, multi-generational favorite. She's received two Oscar nominations for her leading roles in
A new generation recognizes her as the benevolent Queen Clarisse in the comedic "Princess Diaries" movies and for her regal voice in the "Shrek" films. The third "Shrek" installment will hit theaters in summer 2007.
Andrews, who has been married to director-producer
The actress, who was named as a Dame of the British Empire in 1999, is a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Develepment Fund for Women, a founding board member of Operation U.S.A. and a best-selling children's author.
The SAG awards special honoring Andrews will be simulcast on