WASHINGTON — Comedian Eddie Murphy has been tapped by the Kennedy Center to receive this year's Mark Train Prize for American Humor. Award will be presented Oct. 18 at a Kennedy Center event to be…
Mark Twain Prize
With a sincere thanks for "the greatest night of my life," comedian Jay Leno accepted the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for Humor Sunday in a rowdy affair that featured a parade of funny regulars…
Comedian Carol Burnett has been selected by Washington, D.C.’s Kennedy Center to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Award will be presented Oct. 20 at a kudofest to be…
Comedian-talkshow host Ellen DeGeneres was saluted Monday by a parade of comics during the 15th Mark Twain Prize celebration at the Kennedy Center.
It might seem a bit odd that the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor has, since its 1998 inception, gone mainly to performers, though most of them write for themselves. But white-haired, mustachioed…