LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elaine May was the last to arrive and the first to leave at the Governors Awards on Friday in Los Angeles.
Her fellow honorees, Samuel L. Jackson, Liv Ullmann and Danny Glover, all arrived hours earlier, each holding court at the Ray Dolby Ballroom, posing for photos and enjoying their moment amid the lead-up to the 94th Academy Awards.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Liv Ullmann likes to say that she’s given away many Oscars in her life. But she’s not talking about losing.
The great Norwegian actor was once a frequent presenter at the awards.
NEW YORK (AP) — Elaine May is receiving a literary prize named for a director and stage performer she knew well.
The 89-year-old May is this year's recipient of the PEN/Mike Nichols Writing for Performance Award, a $25,000 prize established in 2019 to honor the legacy of Nichols, whose many achievements included his work with May as one of the leading comedy duos of the late 1950s and early '60s.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has decided to postpone the Governors Awards, which bestow honorary Oscars, due to concerns over the omicron variant.
New plans will come at a later date, an academy spokesperson said Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Academy Awards will present Elaine May, Samuel L. Jackson and Liv Ullmann with honorary Oscars and Danny Glover with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 12th Governors Awards in January.