Costume Designers To Honor Glenn Close & Betty Pecha Madden At CDG Awards

The Costume Designers Guild said The Wife Golden Globe winner Glenn Close and costume designer Betty Pecha Madden will be honored during the 21st annual CDG Awards on February 19 at the Beverly Hilton.

Close, a six-time Oscar nominee, will receive the guild’s Spotlight Award, which honors “an actor whose talent and career personify an enduring commitment to excellence, including a special awareness of the role and importance of costume design.” She is in the heat of awards season now with Sony Pictures Classics’ drama based on Meg Wolitzer’s novel.

Madden will recive the guild’s Distinguished Service Award, given to “individuals whose specialties and talents contribute to the craft and art of Costume Design.” Her five decades of film and TV credits include movies like 1982’s The Beastmaster, Frank & Jesse and Above Suspicion and TV movies including The Heidi Chronicles and a pair of Jesse Stone telefilms.

Also at the guild’s annual awards show, Ruth E. Carter will receive the Career Achievement Award
and Ryan Murphy the Distinguished Collaborator Award.

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