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Julia Louis-Dreyfous Will Receive Mark Twain Prize for Humor!

Julia Louis-Dreyfous Will Receive Mark Twain Prize for Humor!

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is receiving a major honor for her longstanding career in comedy!

The 57-year-old Veep star has been named the recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor from the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts.

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“Like Mark Twain, Julia has enriched American culture with her iconic, unforgettable, and outright hilarious brand of humor,” Deborah F. Rutter, the president of the Kennedy Center, said in a statement. “Over four decades, her wildly original characters and her gift for physical comedy have left us in stitches.”

Past winners include Tina Fey, Will Ferrell, Lily Tomlin, and Eddie Murphy.

Julia will receive the award in a ceremony held on October 21 in Washington, DC.

Congrats Julia!

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