Julie Andrews to receive AFI lifetime achievement award

closeVideoFox News Flash top headlines for Sept. 21Fox News Flash top headlines for Sept. 21 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.comThe American Film Institute is honoring Julie Andrews with its Life Achievement Award.The organization said Friday that Andrews will receive the award at the Gala Tribute on April 25 in Los Angeles. It will be broadcast on TNT.ANNE HATHAWAY REVEALS JULIE ANDREWS IS ONBOARD FOR ‘PRINCESS DIARIES 3’: ‘WE ALL REALLY WANT IT TO HAPPEN’Andrews’ acting career has spanned several decades, winning an Academy Award in 1965 for her starring role in “Mary Poppins.” She also starred in “The Sound of Music” and “The Princess Diaries.”
The American Film Institute is honoring Andrews with a Life Achievement Award. 
(Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)Andrews received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011. She also won two Grammys through “Mary Poppins” and “Julie Andrews’ Collection of Poems, Songs and Lullabies.”The 83-year-old actress will be the 48th recipient of the prestigious honor from the AFI, joining Mel Brooks, Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep and George Clooney.JULIE ANDREWS’ GRANDDAUGHTER SAID STAR ‘WAS VERY STRICT’ BUT FIERCELY GUARDED HER FAMILYThis year’s honoree was Denzel Washington.

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