Billy Crystal Receives Two Comedy Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Billy Crystal got the most laughs from fellow comedians Saturday, picking up American Comedy Awards for his work on the film ″City Slickers″ and as host of the Academy Awards.
Candice Bergen won as funniest actress in a television series for her portrayal of acerbic journalist ″Murphy Brown.″ Jerry Seinfeld was named funniest TV series actor for ″Seinfeld.″
Lily Tomlin was named funniest actress in a motion picture for ″Search for Signs of Intelligent Life...″
Lifetime achievement awards were given to Johnny Carson and Phyllis Diller. Penny Marshall was honored with a Lifetime Creative Achievement Award.
The 6th American Comedy Awards ceremony was taped for broadcast on ABC on May 13.
Here is a complete list of winners:
Actress in a Series: Candice Bergen, ″Murphy Brown.″
Actor in a Series: Jerry Seinfeld, ″Seinfeld.″
Female Performer in a Special: Tracy Ullman, ″Funny Women of Television.″
Male Performer in a Special: Billy Crystal, ″The 63rd Annual Academy Awards Presentation.″
Supporting Actress in a Series: Estelle Getty, ″The Golden Girls.″
Supporting Actor in a Series: Jason Alexander, ″Seinfeld.″
Actress: Lily Tomlin, ″Search for Signs of Intelligent Life ...″
Actor: Billy Crystal, ″City Slickers.″
Supporting Actress: Mercedes Ruehl, ″The Fisher King.″
Supporting Actor: Jack Palance, ″City Slickers.″
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Female: Phyllis Diller.
Male: Johnny Carson.
LIFETIME CREATIVE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Female: Cathy Ladman.
Male: Bill Engvall.