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Tom Hanks to Present SAG's Lifetime Award to Alan Alda

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

will be presenting to veteran at the upcoming Guild Awards ceremony.

The announcement was made by Kathy Connell, of SAG Awards, which will be held on January 27.

Alda, 82, is the 55th recipient of the award which is bestowed upon a performer who has contributed to improving the image of the acting profession and has a history of active involvement in humanitarian and public service endeavours.

The award is given annually to an who fosters the "finest ideals of the acting profession."

is best known for his performances in films such as "The West Wing", Martin Scorsese's "The Aviator" and "Manhattan Murder Mystery". His most memorable role was in the television series "M*A*S*H".

The actor starred alongside Hanks in Steven Spielberg's 2015 thriller "Bridge of Spies".

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 13:30 IST