Jennifer Aniston Pays Tribute To Legendary Father John, 88, At Daytime Emmy Awards:

Jennifer Aniston paid tribute to her father John Aniston at the Daytime Emmy Awards on Friday, June 24.

The Friends actress, 53, gave an emotional speech while presenting the iconic Days of Our Lives actor, 88, with a lifetime achievement award.

Although John was not in attendance at the in-person ceremony at the Pasadena

Civic Auditorium and Jennifer previously recorded her message,

it was undoubtedly a special moment as the pair had been formerly estranged for quite some time.

“It’s an opportunity to not only pay tribute to a true icon in the daytime television

world, but it’s also a chance to recognize the lifelong achievements of a great and

well-respected actor who also happens to be my dad,’ Jennifer began in her speech.

“John Aniston has been working in television consistently for over half a century.