TwitterFacebookPinterestGoogle+

Betty White to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Annual ICG Publicists Awards

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., (FNN NEWS) /ICG Publicists (IATSE, Local 600)/ — Betty Whitelegendary actress and producer, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 55th Annual International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600Publicists Awards Luncheon to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 2, 2018.

ICG national president Steven Poster, ASC, said, “Betty White is a joy and a national treasure. She brings a smile to the nation’s face and the ICG is honored to celebrate her inspiring accomplishments.”

Upon learning that she was to receive this award, Betty White said, “It is such an honor to be recognized for a lifetime of doing what you love. I do not ever take it for granted.”

Comedy icon Betty White is one of the funniest and busiest actresses in Hollywood, even at the age of 95.  With a career that has spanned more than 70 years, the seven-time Emmy® Award winner has created unforgettable roles in television and film, authored eight books and won numerous awards, including those for her lifelong work for animal welfare. Most recently, she won a People’s Choice Award for “Favorite TV Icon,” was named “America’s Most Appealing Celebrity” by Reuters and has been added to the Guinness World Records under the title, “Longest TV Career for an Entertainer (Female).” She has starred in such shows as The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Carol Burnett Show, The Golden Girls and more recently Hot in Cleveland.

Henri Bollinger and Tim Menke return as chairs for this year’s awards, which traditionally occur the week leading up to the Academy Awards®.  Nominations will be announced in January 2018. Final online balloting will be held Jan. 17 – Feb. 9, and winners will be announced at the lunch ceremony on Friday, March 2, 2018.

SOURCE | ICG Publicists (IATSE, Local 600)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

POLITICS & POWER NEWS

  • FLORIDA | TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Governor-elect Ron DeSantis Announces 2019 Inaugural Events
    FLORIDA | TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Governor-elect Ron DeSantis Announces 2019 Inaugural Events

National Politics

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

U.S. Supreme Court Courts High court lets military implement transgender restrictions

The court’s decision clears the way for the Pentagon to bar enlistment by people who…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Senate set to vote on 2 competing plans to end shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders on Tuesday agreed to vote this week on two competing…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

[WATCH] Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Lifts Smoking Ban on Medical Marijuana

WINTER PARK, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, who was joined by Lieutenant…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Reps. Soto, Diaz-Balart Introduce Bipartisan Venezuela TPS Act of 2019

Washington, D.C. –  Today, U.S. Representatives Darren Soto (FL-09) and Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) introduced the Venezuela TPS…

STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Florida Leaders React to Governor Ron DeSantis’ Appointment of Carlos Muñiz to the Florida Supreme Court

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis appointed Carlos Muñiz to the Florida Supreme Court. The announcement marks…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

State Representative Carlos G. Smith re-introduces assault weapons ban

Tallahassee, FL - Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith (D-Orlando) re-introduced legislation for the third consecutive year…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Governor Ron DeSantis Attends the Unity Heritage Festival in Winter Park in Celebration of Martin Luther King. Jr. Day

Winter Park, Fla – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis spoke at the Unity Heritage Festival at Shady Park…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

FDP Honors Martin Luther King Jr. on MLK DAY

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - FDP Chair Terrie Rizzo released the following statement to mark MLK Day…

FNN SPORTS

MORE SPORTS NEWS

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

[WATCH] 2019 Pro Bowl Week Kickoff with the NFL, Orlando Officials, Emmitt Smith

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Emmitt Smith, Brian Urlacher and DeMarcus Ware joined NFL Events…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

[WATCH] Orlando Magic Head Coach Steve Clifford Pregame Press Conference

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Orlando Magic head coach Steve Clifford pregame press conference on playing…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

[WATCH] Brooklyn Nets Head Coach Kenny Atkinson Pregame Press Conference

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Brooklyn Nets head coach held a pregame press conference on…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Maple Leafs Turn Away Lightning 4-2 Behind Marner Goal

TAMPA BAY, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) - Toronto Maple Leafs center Mitchell Marner scored on a…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers name Byron Leftwich offensive coordinator

TAMPA, Fla - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today the hiring of Byron Leftwich as the team’s…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Jaguars Finalize 2019 Coaching Staff

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars have finalized their 2019 coaching staff, Head Coach Doug Marrone announced today. 2019…

BUSINESS NEWS

  • WORLD | BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) —World waits to see if Trump-Xi dinner brings trade peace (Photo AP)
    WORLD | BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) —World waits to see if Trump-Xi dinner brings trade peace (Photo AP)

MORE BUSINESS NEWS

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

[VIDEO] Governor Rick Scott Announces Florida Gained 23,000 New Jobs in November

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Florida Governor and Senator-elect Rick Scott announced that Florida gained…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

[VIDEO] Aloft Orlando Downtown Welcomes RedCarpetMonday Orlando's Best in Business

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Red Carpet Monday returned to Aloft Orlando Downtown to host its final…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Stocks plunge to 8-month lows on China fears; J&J nosedives

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are staggering Friday after weak economic data from China has…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

U.S. Postal Service Prepared For The Holidays

ORLANDO, FL — The U.S. Postal Service is prepared for the holiday season and will offer extended…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

World waits to see if Trump-Xi dinner brings trade peace

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — When President Donald Trump sits down for dinner Saturday with…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Microsoft surpasses Apple as most valuable public company

Microsoft’s big bet on cloud computing is paying off as the company has surpassed Apple…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

  • FILE - Bobby Brown talks about his biopic along with the stars of the film at the 2018 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana. Photo: Florida National News.
    NEW YORK, N.Y. (FNN NEWS) - Bobby Brown Sues Showtime and BBC for $2 Million | Photo: Florida National News.

MORE ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

2019 Oscar nominations list

LOS ANGELES, CA – Actor-comedian and Oscar®–nominated writer Kumail Nanjiani and actress–producer–director Tracee Ellis Ross…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Bad headlines for Trump also means ratings slump for Hannity

NEW YORK (AP) — The drumbeat of bad news for President Donald Trump hasn't been good for…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Kevin Bacon's SixDegrees.org is Partnering with SOS Children's Villages USA to Support Vulnerable Children and Youth in the United States through the #HomecomingChallenge

WASHINGTON -- Kevin Bacon's SixDegrees.orgis partnering with SOS Children's Villages USA to raise money and awareness for SOS's extraordinary work, using…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Kevin Spacey is charged with groping a young man

BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Spacey has been charged with groping the 18-year-old son of a…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

CBS denies former CEO Les Moonves $120 million severance

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS announced Monday that former CEO Les Moonves will not receive…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Legendary Singer Nancy Wilson Dies at 81

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (FNN NEWS) - Singer Nancy Wilson, whose torch song stylings made her a…

LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL & TOURISM

MORE LIFESTYLE NEWS

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Orange Soil & Water Conservation Chair Daisy Morales Issues Statement on Gov. DeSantis Water Reforms

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Board Chair and…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Major Water Policy Reforms

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed Executive Order 19-12 (Achieving More Now For Florida’s…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Chairman Daisy Morales Pursues Hundreds of Thousands in Funding for Orange Soil & Water Conservation District

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Orange Soil and Water Conservation District Board Chairman and Supervisor…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

[WATCH] Lake Nona Holds its First-Ever Latino Community Event

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Nonahood Latino, sister to Nonahood News, hosted the Vispera De…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

Connected cars accelerate down data-collection highway

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — That holiday trip over the river and through the woods to…

An error occured during creating the thumbnail.

A Christmas Story: Lifelong Friends Take a Creative Approach to Gift Giving

ORLANDO, Fla. - For many of us, the holidays are a time of stress. Part…