BREAKING: Barbra Streisand has signed with UTA for representation as an actress, director and producer. UTA will also represent her film and television shingle Barwood Films. Streisand continues to be represented by her longtime manager Marty Erlichman. Streisand, who certainly stopped the show singing The Way We Were in tribute to Marvin Hamlisch, has won 2 Oscars, 5 Emmys, 10 Grammys and 12 Golden Globes. The three films directed by Ms. Streisand have garnered 14 Academy Award nominations. Streisand is the only artist ever to receive Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Directors Guild of America, Golden Globe, National Medal of Arts and Peabody Awards as well as France’s Legion d’Honneur and the American Film Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award. She is also the first female film director to receive the Kennedy Center Honors.As an activist and philanthropist, her Streisand Foundation has given millions of dollars in more than 2100 grants to over 700 non-profit organizations including her substantial underwriting of The Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center at Cedars-Sinai Hospital, which addresses the leading cause of death among women in the United States. She also has raised many millions more for a variety of causes through her performances.
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