Diane Keaton to Get the AFI Lifetime Achievement Award


Diane Keaton will be the 45th recipient of AFI Lifetime Achievement Award, as the AFI Board of trustees announced on Thursday. The award will be presented to the Oscar-winning actress at a Gala Tribute on June 8 in Los Angeles, aired on TNT later on Turner Classic Movies.

Keaton has been nominated four times for best actress Oscar, winning the Oscar for 1977’s Annie Hall, one of a series of movies she starred in for Woody Allen. She also starred opposite Al Pacino as Kay in The Godfather Trilogy, directed by Francis Ford Coppola. And she also starred in Reds, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, The Little Drummer Girl, Something’s Gotta Give etc. She recently voiced Dory’s mom in Finding Dory and will be seen in the HBO drama The Young Pope. Keaton is the ninth woman to receive the award.