Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Performing Arts::
Julieta Egurrola | 2017 Recipient
A Mexican actress, she was part of the first graduating class (1976) of the University Center of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM, National Autonomous University of Mexico), a professional acting school headed by Héctor Mendoza, whom she considers her mentor. Drawing from the wide dramatic range she displayed from an early age, she has contributed to more than 50 productions of diverse genres, many directed by legendary figures. Her artistic contribution to the cinematic arts is attested to by more than 15 films, and her successful participation in more than 30 television series has left the characters she played in the memories of many viewers. Actively engaged in her social and political environment, since 2008 Julieta Agurrola Díaz Couder has been member of the Compañía Nacional de Teatro, an artistic group under the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, in which she has been actress emeritus since 2014 and where she continues in her career as one of Mexico’s leading actresses.
PAST RECIPIENTS :: 1989 – FRANCISCO MORÍN (Cuba/USA) | 1990 – RAMÓN ANTONIO CRUSELLAS (Cuba/USA) | 1991 – MARÍA JULIA CASANOVA (Cuba/USA) | 1992 – ANDRÉS CASTRO (Cuba/USA) | 1993 – ALEJANDRA BOERO (Argentina) | 1994 – ISAAC CHOCRÓN (Venezuela) | 1995 – JOSÉ MONLEÓN (Spain) | 1996 – ANTONIO ABUJAMBRA (Brazil) | 1997 – VICTORIA ESPINOSA (Puerto Rico) | 1998 – HÉCTOR MENDOZA (Mexico) | 1999 – MIREYA BARBOZA (Costa Rica) | 2000 – GEORGE WOODYARD (USA) | 2001 – ENRIQUE BUENAVENTURA (Colombia) | 2002 – CLAUDIO DI GIRÓLAMO (Chile) | 2003 – ESTELA MEDINA (Uruguay) | 2004 – RAFAEL VILLALONA (Dominican Republic) | 2005 – MARÍA IRENE FORNÉS (Cuba/USA) | 2006 – EDDA DE LOS RIOS MORSELLI DE LATERZA (Paraguay) | 2007 – MIRIAM COLÓN VALLE (USA) | 2008 – JOSÉ SANCHIS SINISTERRA (Spain) |2009 – SANTIAGO GARCÍA PINZÓN (Colombia) | 2010 – JOSÉ "PEPE" SOLÉ (Mexico) | 2011 – DELFINA GUZMÁN (Chile) | 2012 – TERESA MARÍA ROJAS (Cuba/USA) | 2013 – ERNESTO RÁEZ MENDIOLA (Peru) | 2014 – EDUARDO PAVLOVSKY (Argentina) | 2015 - ANTUNES FILHO (Brazil) | 2016 - NIDIA TELLES (Uruguay)