Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!

The Actors Fund's annual gala last night, April 29, 2013 at the New York Marriott Marquis honored Academy Award-winning actor Robert De Niro, the pay television company HBO and entrepreneur/film producer and Fund trustee Steve Kalafer. The trio will receive the Medal of Honor, the highest award from the 130-year old non-profit human services organization.

See photos from the star-studded red carpet below!

Mr. De Niro is the co-founder of the Tribeca Film Festival, and his legendary film career includes Oscar wins for his performances in The Godfather, Part II (1974) and Raging Bull (1980) as well as five additional nominations.

HBO (Home Box Office, Inc.) is known worldwide for its critically acclaimed and award-winning original programs. Among its current and most popular series are Game of Thrones, Girls, True Blood, Boardwalk Empire and Veep. Additional award-winning programs include the miniseries MildrEd Pierce and Generation Kill; HBO Films' Too Big To Fail, Temple Grandin, Taking Chance, Grey Gardens, Game Change and You Don't Know Jack. CEO Richard Plepler is slated to accept the award.

Entrepreneur and film producer Steve Kalafer has served as a trustee of The Actors Fund since 1997. He has been a producer of eleven documentaries and has earned three Academy Award nominations, including the Oscar nominated Curtain Call (2000) about seniors at The Fund's Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, New Jersey.

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Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
The 2013 Actors Fund Annual Gala

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Robert De Niro

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Robert De Niro

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Steve Kalafer

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Eric Schneiderman

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Emilia Clarke

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Emilia Clarke

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Cory Michael Smith

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Shalita Grant

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Lilla Crawford

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Jo Andres; Steve Buscemi

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Jo Andres; Steve Buscemi

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Jo Andres; Steve Buscemi

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Steve Buscemi

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Michael K. Williams

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Michael K. Williams

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Nikki James

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Nikki James

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Nikki James

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Cuba Gooding Jr.

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Jon Bass

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Jon Bass

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Billy Porter

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Billy Porter

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Lilla Crawford

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Lilla Crawford

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Actress Lilla Crawford, actress Emilia Clarke, HBO CEO Richard Plepler, and actor Michael K. Williams

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Actress Lilla Crawford, actress Emilia Clarke, HBO CEO Richard Plepler, and actor Michael K. Williams

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Chazz Palminteri

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Gianna Ranaudo; Chazz Palminteri

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Cory Michael Smith

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Tom Murro

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Jack Huston & Guest

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Steve Kalafer and Susan Kalafer

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
John Lloyd Young

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Emilia Clarke

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Emilia Clarke

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Cory Michael Smith

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Brandon Victor Dixon

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Valisia LeKae

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Tim Minchin

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Brandon Victor Dixon

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Valisia LeKae

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Brandon Victor Dixon & Valisia LeKae

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Brandon Victor Dixon & Valisia LeKae

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Tim Minchin

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
(L-R) actresses Bailey Ryon, Milly Shapiro, Oona Laurence, and Sophia Gennusa

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
(L-R) Writer/composer Tim Minchin and actresses Bailey Ryon, Milly Shapiro, Oona Laurence, and Sophia Gennusa

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
(L-R) Writer/composer Tim Minchin and actresses Bailey Ryon, Milly Shapiro, Oona Laurence, and Sophia Gennusa

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Shalita Grant

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Shalita Grant

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Shalita Grant

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Michael Stuhlbarg

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Benjamin Endsley Klein

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Holland Taylor

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Brian Stokes Mitchell

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Brian Stokes Mitchell & Holland Taylor

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Brian Stokes Mitchell, actress Holland Taylor, and director Benjamin Endsley Klein

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Holland Taylor & Benjamin Endsley Klein

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Holland Taylor

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Holland Taylor

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Benjamin Endsley Klein

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Leah Lane, Stewart F. Lane, Bonnie Comley

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Leah Lane, Stewart F. Lane, Bonnie Comley

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Kevin McCollum

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Eric Schneiderman

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Eric Schneiderman & John Lloyd Young

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Eric Schneiderman

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Emilia Clarke

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Emilia Clarke

Photo Coverage: The Stars on the Red Carpet at the 2013 Actors Fund Gala!
Emilia Clarke

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