Hollywood veteran and double Oscar winner Robert De Niro will receive the SAG-AFTRA’s highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment, at the 26th edition of the ceremony 2019. The SAG Life Achievement Award is given annually to an actor who fosters the “finest ideals of the acting profession”.
Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. is an American-Italian actor, producer, and director. He is a recipient of numerous accolades, including two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, the Cecil B. DeMille Award.
The Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award is presented by the Screen Actors Guild’s National Honors and Tributes Committee for “outstanding achievement in fostering the finest ideals of the acting profession.” It predates the 1st Screen Actors Guild Awards by over thirty years.