Actress, singer and dancer Debbie Reynolds has been named the recipient of the 51st
Reynolds, a 66-year veteran of show business, will receive the honor at the 21st
In a statement, SAG-AFTRA President
An Oscar, Emmy, Tony and
Born in El Paso, Texas, Reynolds moved with her family to Burbank as teen and caught the eye of Hollywood talent scouts. She made her screen debut in the 1950 musical "The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady" and would go on to star in such movies as
On TV, Reynolds received a 1970 Golden Globe nomination for "The Debbie Reynolds Show," headlined
Reynolds is also an active philanthropist and has a passion for collecting and preserving Hollywood memorabilia.
Recipients of the SAG Life Achievement Award include Rita Moreno last year, Dick Van Dyke in 2012 and Mary Tyler Moore in 2011.