Annette Bening named Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

By Audrey Coleman

Photo courtesy of MGN

Annette Bening was honored as Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2024 Woman of the Year. The university hosted a colorful parade through Cambridge with drag performances to celebrate her accomplishments.

Annette Bening has two Golden Globes, an Emmy, two Tony Awards, and five Academy Awards. She joins Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Scarlett Johansson, and Jennifer Coolidge as a winner of the Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year.

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, or the Pudding, has presented this award annually since 1951 to women “who have made lasting and impressive contributions to the world of entertainment.

Annette Bening is best known for her roles in “The Grifters,” “Bugsy,” “American Beauty,” and, most recently, “NYAD.”

The Pudding awarded their 2024 Man of the Year Award to actor Barry Keoghan Friday night.