SAG Awards: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to present Carol Burnett with Life Achievement Award

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Actress Carol Burnett to Receieve SAG Life Achievement Award

The upcoming SAG Awards has added more comedy talent to its celebration of Carol Burnett.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have been tapped to present the life achievement award to the comedic trailblazer, actor, singer, dancer, producer and author. The frequent collaborators will present SAG-AFTRA's top prize to Burnett during the 22nd Annual SAG Awards, which will air live Saturday at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on TNT and TBS.

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Burnett is the 52nd recipient of SAG's life achievement award, joining past honorees Debbie Reynolds, Rita Moreno, Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Ernest Borgnine, Betty White, James Earl Jones, Charles Durning, Julie Andrews, Shirley Temple Black, James Garner, Karl Malden, Clint Eastwood, Edward Asner, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, Sidney Poitier, Kirk Douglas, Elizabeth Taylor, Angela Lansbury, Robert Redford and George Burns.

Fey won five SAG Awards for her role as Liz Lemon on NBC's 30 Rock, which also won a SAG Award for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series. Poehler is a three-time SAG Award nominee for her role as Leslie Knope on NBC's Parks and Recreation. She is up for best actress in a comedy series this year for her role on the show, which ended in 2015.

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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 14: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Visit 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on July 14, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/NBC/Getty Images for 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon')
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