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WATCH STREISAND CLIPS, as the Star Accepts the Film Society at Lincoln Center's Chaplin Award

Photo of Ryan Lattanzio By Ryan Lattanzio | TOH! April 22, 2013 at 3:56PM

Monday night, the Film Society at Lincoln Center in NY pays homage to Barbra Streisand for their 40th annual Chaplin Award Gala, which follows her recent performance of "The Way We Were" during the In Memoriam segment on the Academy Awards telecast.
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Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand

Monday night, the Film Society at Lincoln Center in NY pays homage to Barbra Streisand for their 40th annual Chaplin Award Gala, which follows her recent performance of "The Way We Were" during the In Memoriam segment on the Academy Awards telecast.

Barbra Streisand

Streisand, most recently onscreen in "The Guilt Trip," is one of few entertainers who have "EGOT"-ed: she won two Oscars (Best Actress for her screen debut in "Funny Girl" and Best Song for "A Star is Born") despite having appeared in just 20 films, five Emmys, eight Grammys and a Tony. Last year's Chaplin Award recipient was Catherine Deneuve. She also directed the underappreciated "Yentl," which the Film Society is trying to make up for now. Streisand answers NYT reader questions here.

While Streisand needs no introduction, take a look back at her legendary career with clips below.

This article is related to: Barbra Streisand, Awards, Academy Awards, Video


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.