Shirley MacLaine, nominated for six Academy Awards, won the Oscar for Best Actress in 1984 for Terms of Endearment. She has appeared in more than sixty films and has won seven Golden Globe Awards and an Emmy Award for the television special, “Gypsy in My Soul”. Shirley has been honored with numerous film festival awards including the Golden Bear Award for lifetime achievement at the Berlin International Film Festival and the Cecil B. DeMille Award for outstanding contribution to the entertainment field. She has also won two British Academy awards, two German Silver Bear and Golden Camera awards, two Volpi Cup awards at the Venice Film Festival, two Donatello awards in Italy, the New York Film Critics and Los Angeles Film Critics awards. She is the recipient of the French Legion of Honor, The Kennedy Center Honors and American Film Institute (AFI) Lifetime Achievement Award.
Comedy Hall of Fame 1993 Lifetime Achievement Award
President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the Kennedy Center Honors reception in the East Room of the White House, Dec. 8, 2013. Honorees are: Martina Arroyo, Herbie Hancock, Billy Joel, Shirley MacLaine, and Carlos Santana. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) This official White House photograph is being made available only for use by The Kennedy Center Honors. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.
The 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honors -- (From left to right) Seated: Actress Shirley MacLaine, opera singer Martina Arroyo, Standing: pianist, singer and songwriter Billy Joel, musician and songwriter Carlos Santana and pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer Herbie Hancock will receive honors for 2013 on THE 36TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS, to be broadcast Sunday, Dec. 29 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: John Paul Filo/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Shirley with Costa-Gavras (President of La Cinémathèque) and Leslie Caron.
Shirley with Frédéric Mitterrand
The Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards for Career Achievement Award.
Foreign Press Award
Shirley signing Autographs