(Los Angeles) Celebrities came out in true Hollywood fashion in support of their peers at The NAACP Theatre Awards held on November 11, 2013 at the Saban Theater, formerly known as the Fox Wilshire in Beverly Hills.
The prestigious star-studded gala is produced for the purpose of honoring thespians among the best in the field of entertainment.
This year’s top honors went to: Multi-NAACP Image and EMMY award winner Loretta Devine who was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award, actress and GRAMMY award songstress Vanessa Williams received the Trailblazer Award, Casting Director Peter Wise was presented with the Spirit Award, receiving the President’s Award was, Dr. Maxine M. Anderson, and Dr. Michael Obeng received the Humanitarian Award.
On hand to present honorees were: Former Def Jam Recordings President Kevin Liles (KWL Enterprises), Image Award winner Joe Morton (Scandal), Emmy award winner Glynn Turman (House of Lies), actress Salli Richardson Whitfield (Newsroom), Actor/AuthorHill Harper (Covert Affairs, Actor Michael Jai White (For Better or Worse), actress Rochelle Aytes (Mistresses), Donzaleigh Abernathy (Human Rights Advocate) and previous Spirit Award honoree Raven-Symoné (See Dad Run.)
LisaRaye McCoy, Nephew Tommy and Kym Whitley served as hosts.
For more information visit NAACP Theatre Awards.