Nearly six many years after beloved musical drama The Sound of Music first premiered in theaters in 1965, the celebrities reunited on Thursday night time for a particular shock sing-along to honor Julie Andrews with the forty eighth American Movie Institute (AFI) Life Achievement Award at her Gala Tribute in Lose Angeles.
Andrews performed spunky younger nun-in-training Maria in The Sound of Music, within the course of incomes an Academy Award nomination for Greatest Actress (which she received a yr prior for her work in Mary Poppins) and leaving a life-long constructive mark in our hearts and lives together with her unimaginable efficiency. However viewers weren’t the one ones to fall in love with the unimaginable woman behind Maria, because the now all grown up actors who portrayed the von Trapp youngsters got here collectively as soon as extra to serenade their beloved governess, honoring her by getting everybody within the Dolby Theater to sing alongside to the movie’s traditional hit track, “Do-Re-Mi.”
Julie Andrews is shocked by her youngsters from THE SOUND OF MUSIC and joins them in a sing-a-long of ‘Do-Re-Mi’ to kick off the AFI Life Achievement Award presentation to her — what a stupendous second! pic.twitter.com/TZYT7UNPhr
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All wearing black, Nicholas Hammond (Friedrich), Duane Chase (Kurt), Angela Cartwright (Brigitta), Debbie Turner (Marta), and Kym Karath (Gretl) stood collectively to steer everybody in a healthful, heartfelt second. Charmian Carr and Heather Menzies, who portrayed eldest von Trapp daughters Liesl and Louisa, handed away in 2016 and 2017, respectively, whereas Academy Award-winner Christopher Plummer, the actor behind household patriarch Captain von Trapp, handed away final yr on the age of 91.
The ceremony honoring Andrews was lastly occurring after being delayed two years as a result of COVID-19, and included homages to the 86 year-old multi-award profitable actress, singer, writer, and Dame from Carol Burnett, Steve Carell, Cynthia Erivo, Gwen Stefani, Dick Van Dyke, and so many extra. It was a becoming tribute to an iconic performer whose movies and TV exhibits are a number of of our favourite issues.
The AFI Life Achievement Award is the very best honor for a profession in movie.