Debbie Reynolds to get SAG Award
Published 19/08/2014 | 13:41
The 82-year-old actress - whose work includes Singin' In The Rain and TV sitcom Will And Grace - is being honoured for her professional and humanitarian accomplishments.
Debbie - the mother of Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher - will receive her accolade at the SAG awards ceremony on 25 January 2015, The award is the union's highest accolade.
Debbie, a star of stage and screen, has starred in over 50 films, two Broadway shows, two TV series and has also headlined a show at her own casino in Las Vegas.
In 1955, Debbie and other young stars established a charity called The Thalians to fight the stigma of mental illness. The Thalians has since raised more than 30 million US dollars (£18 million).
Debbie published her first memoir in 1987 and updated it with 2013's Unsinkable: A Memoir.
The 21st annual SAG Awards will be presented on January 25 at Los Angeles' Shrine Exhibition Centre.