Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala

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Yesterday, May 21, the Actor's Fund held its annual gala at the New York Marriott Marquis, honoring Tony and Emmy Award winning artist and activist Harry Belafonte, acting duo Anne Meara and Jerry Stiller, and real estate developer David Steiner. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photo coverage below!

Belafonte was honored for his lifelong career as artist and activist with the Lee Strasberg Artistic Achievement Award, while Stiller and Meara received The Actors Fund Medal of Honor for their long-time commitment to The Fund. Steiner, a trustee since 2006, received The Fund’s Medal of Honor for his service to the national human services organization.

On hand to celebrate were Tracie Bennett (2012 Tony Nominee for Best Actress, End of the Rainbow), Marilyn & Alan Bergman (Oscar-winning lyricists, "The Way We Were" and more), Charles Busch, Marge Champion, Michael Cumpsty (2012 Tony Nominee for Best Featured Actor, End of the Rainbow), Tyne Daly, Carmen de Lavallade (Dancer, Choreographer, Actress), David Dinkins, Rick Elice (2012 Tony Nominee for Best Play, Peter & the Starcatcher, lyricist), Julie Halston, Nikki M. James (2011 Tony Award winner, Best Actress, Book of Mormon), Stewart Lane and Bonnie Comley, Angela Lansbury, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, Dina Merrill, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Bebe Neuwirth, Phyllis Newman, Christopher Plummer, Charlotte Rae, Roberta Reardon (Co-President, SAG-AFTRA), and Lewis Stadlin (Tony Award-winning Actor).

The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps everyone— performers and those behind the scenes—who works in performing arts and entertainment, helping more than 12,800 people directly each year, and hundreds of thousands online. Serving professionals in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance, The Fund’s programs include social services and emergency assistance, health care and insurance, housing, and employment and training services. With offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Actors Fund has—for 130 years—been a safety net for those in need, crisis or transition. Visit www.actorsfund.org for more information.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Actors Fund Gala honoring Harry Belafonte, Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara & David Steiner

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Brian Stokes Mitchell

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Tyne Daly

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Daphne Rubin-Vega

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Blair Underwood

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Daphne Rubin-Vega

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Blair Underwood

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Blair Underwood & Daphne Rubin-Vega

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Blair Underwood, Daphne Rubin-Vega & Brian Stokes Mitchell

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
John McDaniel

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Alan Bergman

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Marilyn Bergman

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Anna Deavere Smith

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Anna Deavere Smith

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Anne Meara

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Jerry Stiller

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Anne Meara & Jerry Stiller

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
David Dinkins

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Joyce DinkinsDavid Dinkins

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Bebe Neuwirth

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Bebe Neuwirth

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Bebe Neuwirth and Chris Calkins

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Angela Lansbury

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Angela Lansbury, Brian Stokes Mitchell & Tyne Daly

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Christopher Plummer

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Christopher Plummer

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Harry Belafonte

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Harry Belafonte & Wife Pamela

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Harry Belafonte & Wife Pamela

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Julie Halston

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Julie Halston

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Tracie Bennett

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Tracie Bennett

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Michael Cumpsty

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Tracie Bennett & Michael Cumpsty

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
David Steiner & wife Sylvia

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Brian Stokes Mitchell, David Steiner & wife Sylvia

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
David Steiner

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Christopher Gattelli

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Charles Busch

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Julie Halston & Charles Busch

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Julie Halston & Charles Busch

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Carmen de Lavallade

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Carmen de Lavallade

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Carmen de Lavallade & Brian Stokes Mitchell

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Stewart Lane

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Stewart Lane & Bonnie Comley

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Charlotte Rae & Amy Stiller

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Charlotte Rae & Amy Stiller

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Rick Elice

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Alex Timbers

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Charlotte Rae & Tyne Daly

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Jeremy Shamos, Pam MacKinnon, Anna Deavere Smith & Jordan Roth

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Marge Champion

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala
Brian Stokes Mitchell & Marge Champion

Photo Coverage: The Stars Come Out to Honor Jerry Stiller, Harry Belafonte & More at The Actor's Fund Gala

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.