When the Broadway industry convenes on Sunday at
The 86-year-old Cook will be honored with the
Named after the late Harris -- who holds the record for the most Tonys ever received by an actor, at six, including a special Tony -- the Actors Fund award honors performers who have made a significant career contribution to the theater. Recent recipients include
Cook won a Tony in 1958 for "The Music Man." She appeared in numerous now-classic musicals including "Carousel," "Oklahoma!" and "Candide." She was a recipient of the
The Actors Fund is a nonprofit organization that provides a variety of services to people who work in the performing arts and entertainment industries. The group offers services related to personal finance, healthcare, housing, insurance and other fields.