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The Actors Fund Honors Distinguished American Actors Warren Beatty, Rita Rivera, Uma Thurman and Tony-Award-winning director Kenny Leon with The Actors Fund's Medal of Honor on its Annual Gala 2018 !
NEW YORK(SMI-WIRE,05.14.18)-The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, held its annual gala this evening, honoring Academy Award-winning actor and filmmaker Warren Beatty, Tony Award-winning Broadway and film director Kenny Leon, Tony Award-winning Actress & singer Chita Rivera, and Golden Globe-winning Academy Award and Emmy-nominated actress Uma Thurman, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in the heart of New York City
The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. Through offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Fund serves everyone in film, theater, television, music, opera, radio and dance with programs including social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and secondary employment and training services.
The 2018 Actors Fund honorees were Warren Beatty, Kenny Leon, Chita Rivera and Uma Thurman, whom each of one of them were awarded with The Actors Fund's Medal of Honor on this annual gala. “It’s fitting that The Actors Fund honors Warren Beatty, Kenny Leon, Chita Rivera and Uma Thurman, four legends of the film,theater and dance worlds,” said Brian Stokes Mitchell, Chairman of The Actors Fund. “Their artistry represents the best of our industry, and they are individuals who lead with their heart, showing boundless compassion for those in need in our entertainment and performing arts community."