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Julie Andrews, 86, looks gorgeous as she is honored at 48th AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute


Julie Andrews looked younger than her years as she attended the 48th AFI Life Achievement Award Gala.

The 86-year-old living legend was honored at the event, where entertainers like Gwen Stefani, Fran Drescher, and Edward James Olmos were also in attendance.

Julie looked stunning in a navy blue gown with sheer sleeves as she arrived at the star-studded affair.  

Julie Andrews looked younger than her years as she attended the 48th AFI Life Achievement Award Gala

Details: The dress had a low-cut, square neckline that was trimmed in pearls and gave way to bell sleeves

Julie Andrews looked younger than her years as she attended the 48th AFI Life Achievement Award Gala

Gwen: The 86-year-old living legend was honored at the event, where entertainers like Gwen Stefani , Fran Drescher, and Edward James Olmos were also in attendance

Gwen: The 86-year-old living legend was honored at the event, where entertainers like Gwen Stefani , Fran Drescher, and Edward James Olmos were also in attendance

The UK-born performer wore her blonde hair in its signature short crop with softly ruffled curls.

She dazzled in a pair of diamond-encrusted pendant earrings that twirled into a circular design.

The dress had a low-cut, square neckline that was trimmed in pearls and gave way to bell sleeves.

She matched a navy blue clutch purse to the ensemble, which was long enough to stretch over her feet.

Sparkly: She dazzled in a pair of diamond-encrusted pendant earrings that twirled into a circular design

Sparkly: She dazzled in a pair of diamond-encrusted pendant earrings that twirled into a circular design

What a moment: Julie was also supported by actors (seen left to right) Duane Chase, Kym Karath, Angela Cartwright, Debbie Turner, and Nicholas Hammond who played the Von Trapp children in the classic film

What a moment: Julie was also supported by actors (seen left to right) Duane Chase, Kym Karath, Angela Cartwright, Debbie Turner, and Nicholas Hammond who played the Von Trapp children in the classic film

Iconic: Julie is seen in the classic 1965 film Sound Of Music with the children

Iconic: Julie is seen in the classic 1965 film Sound Of Music with the children

Julie was also supported by actors Duane Chase, Kym Karath, Angela Cartwright, Debbie Turner, and Nicholas Hammond who played the Von Trapp children in the classic film 

It was first announced that the Sound of Music legend would be honored with the achievement award back in 2019.

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic it took three years for it to come to fruition.

Speaking to LA Times Ms. Andrews said, ‘I’m enormously honored that AFI chose me.

‘It is a little bit stunning. It makes me hugely aware that there was a large volume of work. When you’re in it, you’re so busy doing the work that you don’t take stock of what you’ve done. And when someone else does, you marvel: “Wow, that’s a lot.”‘

Three years due: It was first announced that the Sound of Music legend would be honored with the achievement award back in 2019

Three years due: It was first announced that the Sound of Music legend would be honored with the achievement award back in 2019

Honored: Speaking to LA Times Ms. Andrews said, 'I¿m enormously honored that AFI chose me

Honored: Speaking to LA Times Ms. Andrews said, ‘I’m enormously honored that AFI chose me

Stunning: 'It is a little bit stunning. It makes me hugely aware that there was a large volume of work. When you¿re in it, you¿re so busy doing the work that you don¿t take stock of what you¿ve done. And when someone else does, you marvel: "Wow, that¿s a lot"'

Stunning: ‘It is a little bit stunning. It makes me hugely aware that there was a large volume of work. When you’re in it, you’re so busy doing the work that you don’t take stock of what you’ve done. And when someone else does, you marvel: “Wow, that’s a lot”‘

Pretty: The UK-born performer wore her blonde hair in its signature short crop with softly ruffled curls

Pretty: The UK-born performer wore her blonde hair in its signature short crop with softly ruffled curls

Stunner! Gwen Stefani stole the show when she arrived to the gala in an eye-popping white-to-green ombre gown

Stunner! Gwen Stefani stole the show when she arrived to the gala in an eye-popping white-to-green ombre gown

Beautiful: The piece was sleeveless and featured a scoop neckline that showcased her pert cleavage

Beautiful: The piece was sleeveless and featured a scoop neckline that showcased her pert cleavage

Gwen Stefani stole the show when she arrived to the gala in an eye-popping white-to-green ombre gown.

The piece was sleeveless and featured a scoop neckline that showcased her pert cleavage.

The gorgeous number flowed out into a long, ruffled train that transitioned from light shades of green to dark. 

Impeccable: The gorgeous number flowed out into a long train that transitioned from light shades of green to dark

Impeccable: The gorgeous number flowed out into a long train that transitioned from light shades of green to dark

Accessories: The style icon wowed in a diamond necklace and understated earrings

Accessories: The style icon wowed in a diamond necklace and understated earrings

The style icon wowed in a diamond necklace and understated earrings. 

She wore her platinum blonde locks in a chic bun placed at the very top of her head in neatly-pinned curls.

The longtime songstress had her face made up in a gorgeous palette of makeup that highlighted her cheeks in pink.

Furthermore, she arched her full eyebrows and glossed her pout with a nude-pink hue.

She was joined by her new husband Blake Shelton, who attended in a vest, suit jacket, and denim pants. 

Happy couple: She was joined by her new husband Blake Shelton, who attended in a vest, suit jacket, and denim

Happy couple: She was joined by her new husband Blake Shelton, who attended in a vest, suit jacket, and denim

Hollywood vet: Also making her presence known at the Hollywood soiree was Fran Drescher, who wore a white pantsuit

Hollywood vet: Also making her presence known at the Hollywood soiree was Fran Drescher, who wore a white pantsuit

Also making her presence known at the Hollywood soiree was Fran Drescher, who wore a white pantsuit. 

The former Nanny star beamed as she walked the step-and-repeat with her former spouse and high school sweetheart, Peter Marc Jacobson.

She looked youthful in her double-breasted suit, which she teamed with a pair of pointed-toe sparkling silver heels.

Jacobson complemented her in a black suit and a crisp white button-up shirt. 

Handsome pair: The former Nanny star beamed as she walked the step-and-repeat with her former spouse and high school sweetheart, Peter Marc Jacobson

Handsome pair: The former Nanny star beamed as she walked the step-and-repeat with her former spouse and high school sweetheart, Peter Marc Jacobson

Beautiful: Sian Heder turned heads in a purple dress with accordion pleats throughout

Beautiful: Sian Heder turned heads in a purple dress with accordion pleats throughout

Sian Heder turned heads in a purple dress with accordion pleats throughout.

The 44-year-old filmmaker cinched the frock with a matching belt that had a silver clasp.

She wore her blonde-highlighted hair in an undefined side part with loose waves.

At the gala, which was held at the Dolby Theatre, she received the Franklin J. Schaffner Award.

Recipient: At the gala, which was held at the Dolby Theatre, she received the Franklin J. Schaffner Award

Recipient: At the gala, which was held at the Dolby Theatre, she received the Franklin J. Schaffner Award

Breathtaking: Linda Thompson looked incredible as she showed up in a one-shoulder red dress

Breathtaking: Linda Thompson looked incredible as she showed up in a one-shoulder red dress

Linda Thompson looked incredible as she showed up in a one-shoulder red dress.

The frock cropped right below the knee and she paired it with a strappy pair of dazzling silver heels.

The blonde bombshell, 72, wore her locks in a straight style with wispy bangs and let it flow down her back.

She accessorized with a fur shawl that she carried along with a purse with a chain strap. 

Golden girl: Jane Seymour delighted in a sleeveless, golden yellow gown with a diagonal ruffled bow

Detailed look: It had a string of cream-colored, embroidered flowers going throughout it on one side

Golden girl: Jane Seymour delighted in a sleeveless, golden yellow gown with a diagonal ruffled bow

Jane Seymour delighted in a sleeveless, golden yellow gown with a diagonal ruffled bow.

It had a string of cream-colored, embroidered flowers going throughout it on one side.

She wore her locks in a sleek, loose style with face-framing bangs and stunned in drop earrings. 

The 71-year-old United Kingdom-born actress was radiant as she posed for photos. 

Jane's look: Jane Seymour delighted in a sleeveless, golden yellow gown with a diagonal ruffled bow

Jane’s look: Jane Seymour delighted in a sleeveless, golden yellow gown with a diagonal ruffled bow

Living legend: Seasoned and respected actor Edward James Olmos also graced the awards gala with his presence

Living legend: Seasoned and respected actor Edward James Olmos also graced the awards gala with his presence

Timeless: He looked classically handsome in a black suitm which he complemented with a black shirt and tie

Timeless: He looked classically handsome in a black suitm which he complemented with a black shirt and tie

Seasoned and respected actor Edward James Olmos also graced the awards gala with his presence.

He looked classically handsome in a black suitm which he complemented with a black shirt and tie.

The Selena actor punctuated the strong look with a pair of black dress shoes and he wore round eyeglasses. 

Ready for the show: Angela Cartwright also opted for an all black look for the gathering, arriving with a black headband around her white hair

Dapper: Hector Elizondo also chose black for his look

Ready for the show: Angela Cartwright also opted for an all black look for the gathering, arriving with a black headband around her white hair

Other attendees included Steve Carell, Carol Burnett, Hector Elizondo and Cynthia Erivo, who performed a rousing rendition of Edelweiss from The Sound of Music. 

Gwen Stefani also said, ‘I would not be me without the inspiration of Julie Andrews. Thank you for your Sound of Music.’

The full tribute will air on TNT on Thursday, June 16 at 10 PM ET.

Steve speaks: Steve Carell honors Julie Andrews during the AFI Lifetime Achievement Award

Steve speaks: Steve Carell honors Julie Andrews during the AFI Lifetime Achievement Award

Inspiration: Gwen Stefani also said, 'I would not be me without the inspiration of Julie Andrews. Thank you for your Sound of Music'

Inspiration: Gwen Stefani also said, ‘I would not be me without the inspiration of Julie Andrews. Thank you for your Sound of Music’

Tribute: The full tribute will air on TNT on Thursday, June 16 at 10 PM ET

Tribute: The full tribute will air on TNT on Thursday, June 16 at 10 PM ET

Cynthia performs: Cynthia Erivo performs a rousing rendition of Edelweiss from The Sound of Music

Cynthia performs: Cynthia Erivo performs a rousing rendition of Edelweiss from The Sound of Music

Carol: Carol Burnett honors her friend Julie Andrews at the 48th AFI Life Achievement Award

Carol: Carol Burnett honors her friend Julie Andrews at the 48th AFI Life Achievement Award

Hector: Hector Elizondo speaks during AFI Lifetime Achievement Award honoring Julie Andrews

Hector: Hector Elizondo speaks during AFI Lifetime Achievement Award honoring Julie Andrews

Gwen speaks: Gwen Stefani takes the stage at the AFI Lifetime Achievement Award honor Julie Andrews

Gwen speaks: Gwen Stefani takes the stage at the AFI Lifetime Achievement Award honor Julie Andrews

10: Bo Derek honors her 10 co-star Bo Derek at the AFI Life Achievement Award

10: Bo Derek honors her 10 co-star Bo Derek at the AFI Life Achievement Award

Carol speaks: Carol Burnett honors Julie Andrews at the AFI Life Achievement Award

Carol speaks: Carol Burnett honors Julie Andrews at the AFI Life Achievement Award 

Carol and Julie: Carol Burnett poses with Julie Andrews

Carol and Julie: Carol Burnett poses with Julie Andrews

Co-stars: Debbie Turner, Angela Cartwright, Nicholas Hammond, Duane Chase, and Kym Karath take the stage

Co-stars: Debbie Turner, Angela Cartwright, Nicholas Hammond, Duane Chase, and Kym Karath take the stage

Sian and Gwen: CODA director Sian Heder poses with Gwen Stefani

Sian and Gwen: CODA director Sian Heder poses with Gwen Stefani 

Carol smiles: Carol Burnett flashes a smile

Carol smiles: Carol Burnett flashes a smile 

Honoree: Julie Andrews reflects on her career

Honoree: Julie Andrews reflects on her career

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