1984 Lillian Gish Tribute
The 12th AFI Life Achievement Award was presented to Lillian Gish at a Gala Tribute on March 1, 1984, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
At the Gala Tribute, a multitude of guests and presenters gathered to celebrate Gish. Presenters included Richard Brandt, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Sally Field, Goldie Hawn, John Houseman, John Huston, Jennifer Jones, Jessica Lange, Mary Martin, Robert Mitchum, Colleen Moore, Jeanne Moreau, Eva Marie Saint, Sissy Spacek, Mary Steenburgen, Richard Thomas, Lily Tomlin, Cicely Tyson and Richard Widmark. The AFI Life Achievement Award was presented to Gish by George Stevens, Jr.