Warren Beatty, Chita Rivera, and More to Be Honored at Actors Fund Gala
Uma Thurman and Kenny Leon will also be celebrated in the annual benefit.
The Actors Fund has announced that it will hold its annual gala on Monday, May 14, at the New York Marriott Marquis. As part of the benefit event, the organization will honor Academy Award-winning actor and filmmaker Warren Beatty, Tony Award-winning Broadway and film director Kenny Leon (Children of a Lesser God), Tony winner Chita Rivera, and Golden Globe winner Uma Thurman (The Parisian Woman), awarding them the Actors Fund's Medal of Honor.
"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 Actors Fund chairman Brian Stokes Mitchell in a statement. "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."
The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps everyone in performing arts and entertainment in times of need, crisis, or transition.