Annette Bening To Receive Distinguished Artisan Honor At MUAHS Awards

The Make-up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards will honor Nyad star Annette Bening with the Distinguished Artisan Award at its 11th annual MUAHS Awards.

The event is set for Sunday, February 18, at The Beverly Hilton.

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Bening is a Tony Award and five-time Academy Award nominee, and two-time Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award winner. Her most recent Academy Award nomination was for her role in Nyad, directed by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin.

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“Annette Bening brings fascinating characters to life on the screen with each stunning performance and has won the hearts of moviegoers around the world,” said Julie Socash, president of the Make-up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild. “Her talent and versatility as an actress, from a beguiling Hollywood starlet to a driven marathon swimmer, have been matched by her commitment to her craft, making her a true inspiration to all guild make-up artists and hair stylists. We are excited to celebrate her achievements and contributions to the entertainment industry.”

Bening recently starred in Jerry and Marge Go Large, and can be seen in the upcoming Poolman alongside Danny DeVito and directed by/co-starring Chris Pine.

Additional film credits include Death On The Nile, Hope Gap, and The Report, among many others.

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On stage, Bening was last seen in Jack O’Brian’s Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s classic All My Sons, for which she earned a Tony Award nomination.

The Distinguished Artisan Award is presented to an artist whose consistent collaboration with Local 706 Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists has richly enhanced and created memorable characters throughout their career.

Bening joins the ranks of previous recipients of the MUAHS Distinguished Artisan Award, including Johnny Depp, Guillermo Del Toro, Ryan Murphy, Melissa McCarthy, Sir Patrick Stewart, Eddie Murphy and Gary Oldman.

Returning as producers of this year’s MUAHS Awards (#MUAHSawards) are IngleDodd Media and Erick Weiss of Honeysweet Creative.

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