Liza Minnelli will receive the Julie Harris award for lifetime achievement from the Actors’ Fund of America on June 11 at the 10th annual Tony Awards party in Los Angeles.
Broadway veteran Minnelli has been nominated for three Tony awards, nabbing actress in a musical kudos for “Flora, the Red Menace” (1965) and “The Act” (1978), as well as receiving a special Tony in 1974.
The daughter of film director Vincente Minnelli and Judy Garland, Minnelli made her film debut at age 3 in “In the Good Old Summertime.”
Nominated for her first Academy Award at age 23 for “The Sterile Cuckoo” (1969), Minnelli took home the Oscar three years later for her perf as Sally Bowles in “Cabaret” (1972).
Previous recipients of the Actors’ Fund kudo include Gwen Verdon, Charles Durning, Rita Moreno, James Earl Jones, Tyne Daly, Lauren Bacall, Stockard Channing and Carol Channing.
The Actors’ Fund of America is the national nonprofit human services org that provides for the welfare of entertainment professionals.