Kate Winslet will present Helen Mirren with the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award

Kate Winslet will present Helen Mirren with the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award

It’s an honor worthy of a Titanic star.

Santa Monica, California – It’s an honor worthy of a Titanic star.

Kate Winslet (left) will present the SAG Life Achievement Award to fellow actress Helen Mirren (right) at the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. © Collage: IMAGO / agefotostock & IMAGO / Future Image

Kate Winslet will present Helen Mirren with the 2021 SAG Life Achievement Award at the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, according to a press release Thursday.

The annual award honors an actor who upholds the “highest ideals of the acting profession”.

Mirren (76) was announced as the winner last month as Winslet (46) was revealed to be among the nominees. The latter is nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series for the lead role in the HBO miniseries Mare of Easttown.

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Dame Helen Mirren, who won the Best Actress Oscar for The Queen in 2007 and has three other Oscar nominations to her name, is “the most decorated SAG Life Achievement recipient so far”, the statement said, pointing to his 13 years. SAG Award nominations and five wins.

Those wins include three for film and two for television. Two of the first were for Gosford Park – including one for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Film – and one for her work in The Queen.

Mirren also won for her performances in the Elizabeth I miniseries and the Phil Spector TV movie.

Mirren won the Best Actress Oscar in 2007 for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen.

Mirren won the Best Actress Oscar in 2007 for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen. © IMAGO / UPI Photo

Like Mirren, Winslet also earned 13 total SAG Award nominations, with three wins: for the films Sense and Sensibility and The Reader – for which she also won the Best Actress Oscar – and in the miniseries Mildred. Pierce.

This year’s SAG nominees were topped by Apple+’s heartwarming series Ted Lasso as well as HBO’s dark comedy Succession.

Despite their A-list status and critical acclaim, Mirren and Winslet only co-starred in the New York-shot romantic drama Collateral Beauty. The two are both L’Oréal Paris ambassadors, which Mirren was very happy to announce last June.

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While she regularly takes to Instagram to welcome new additions to the cosmetics brand’s team – and last year assured fans that Winslet is “totally worth it” – Mirren has yet to post. of message on his next honor.

In January, however, she made sure to alert her 1 million followers to a Panettone she bought, captioned: “Simply the best. What do you call a Panettone lover? He must be a word.”