Julia Louis-Dreyfus Receiving Honor
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is getting a major comedy honor.
The Veep star is set to receive the 21st annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced Wednesday. The prize, which is “named to honor one of the world’s greatest humorists,” will be given to Louis-Dreyfus by her fellow entertainers at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall on Oct. 21.
Past recipients of the award include David Letterman, Bill Murray, Eddie Murphy, Tina Fey, Jay Leno and Carol Burnett.