Lily Tomlin to Be Honored at Actors Fund Tony Awards Gala

Benefits and Galas   Lily Tomlin to Be Honored at Actors Fund Tony Awards Gala
 
The Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award winner will receive the Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement June 9 in Los Angeles.
Lily Tomlin
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Two-time Tony Award recipient Lily Tomlin, who currently stars in the critically-acclaimed Netflix series Grace and Frankie, will be honored by The Actors Fund during its 23rd Annual Tony Awards Viewing Gala on June 9 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.

Tomlin will receive the Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement. Tomlin appeared on Broadway in her 1977 solo show Appearing Nitely, as well as The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe, her 1985 collaboration with Jane Wagner. Tomlin received Tony Awards for both.

The Actors Fund’s Tony Awards Viewing Gala begins at 3:30 PM, and includes cocktails, dinner, live performances, and a silent auction. Previous honorees include Julie Harris, Gwen Verdon, Lauren Bacall, Charles Durning, Jason Alexander, Carol Channing, Tyne Daly, Rita Moreno, Stockard Channing, James Earl Jones, Liza Minnelli, Jerry Herman, Tommy Tune, Chita Rivera, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Hal Holbrook, Barbara Cook, and Betty Buckley.

For tickets, beginning at $300, visit ActorsFund.org/TonyGala2019.

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