MacLaine handed life achievement award
Published Friday, 08 June 2012
Oscar-winning actress Shirley Maclaine was presented with the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award by John Travolta on Thursday night.
The Apartment actress took to the stage at the Sony Pictures Studios in Los Angeles as she became the 40th Hollywood star to receive the honour.
Other stars in attendance included Jack Nicholson, Julia Roberts, Jack Black and Meryl Streep, with MacLaine's younger brother Warren Beatty telling the Associated Press: "Tonight we're here to honour a person I have known, a person I have loved my whole life."
Black adds: "This is not the first lifetime achievement award she's won over the ages."