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  June 8th, 2012       Posted by Frederik       Display Comments

Yesterday, Meryl has been in California to attend the AFI Life Achievement Award honoring Shirley MacLaine. Streep presented the award to MacLaine, saying the actress cut a path for other women in Hollywood by doing much of her best work in middle age, when good female roles typically dry up. “Some performers are just indelible. We fall early and we fall hard for them, and we follow them for the rest of our lives,” Streep said. “That’s our Shirl. That’s you, babe.” Accepting the award from Streep, also a past winner of the AFI prize, MacLaine paid respect to the Jacks in her life, including Nicholson, Black and “The Apartment” co-star Jack Lemmon. MacLaine thanked the women who shared her dinner table for the evening, among them Streep and “Steel Magnolias” co-star Field, saying they had been her “other half of the sky, my sustaining belief that women who speak the truth will make the world a better place.” Videos from the event will be published when the ceremony has aired on television, June 24. For now, hundreds of pictures from the ceremony have been added to the image library.





6 Responses to “40th Annual AFI Life Achievement Award coverage”
Laura

Meryl looks absolutely amazing! This woman is not nearly 63! And it’s lovely that she was able to give the award to Shirley MacLaine – Postcards From The Edge is one of my favourite movies. Thanks for the coverage…

Jun 09, 12 at 10:51 am
lindi

Meryl look really nice, simple, nothing fancy, just like she is but very, very beautiful

Jun 10, 12 at 12:51 am
Sofia

OMG! She looks fantastic! That dress is beautiful

Jun 10, 12 at 1:30 am
Shannon

Meryl is just absolutely adorable! She hasn’t changed a bit. And I love her outfit soo much! I want it for myself! <3

Jun 10, 12 at 5:11 am
Sonja

Looks like they all had a blast that night.
So many cute pictures of Meryl and Shirley together.
Love them. <3

Jun 10, 12 at 3:52 pm
Caroline

What can I say! Meryl is the best. She is my idol. I just love her.

Jun 11, 12 at 12:14 am

 

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