Gibson, Andrews to present SAG honor

Jan. 28, 2005 at 7:15 PM
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LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Mel Gibson and Julie Andrews will present the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award to James Garner at this year's ceremony, producers said Friday.

It will be the first time either has appeared as a presenter at the SAG Awards.

Garner joins a list of SAG Life Achievement Award recipients that includes Karl Malden, Clint Eastwood, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, Kirk Douglas, Elizabeth Taylor and George Burns.

Garner is also nominated for an Actor -- the name SAG has given to its statuette -- for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role for "The Notebook." It is his fourth SAG Awards nomination.

Gibson starred in the 1994 feature film version of Garner's breakthrough TV series hit "Maverick." Andrews co-starred with Garner in the 1964 movie "The Americanization of Emily" and the 1982 feature "Victor/Victoria." They also co-starred in the 1999 TV movie "One Special Night."

TNT will telecast the 11th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards live from the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium on Feb. 6.

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