The evening's presenters included Bob Costas, Robert De Niro, Danny DeVito, Jimmy Fallon, Whoopi Goldberg, John Goodman, David Letterman, Jon Lovitz, Rob Reiner, Paul Shaffer, Martin Short, Joe Torre, Barbara Walters and Robin magazine essay contests Williams.
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The event is a significant fundraiser to benefit the Kennedy Center, which sells tickets as well as access to dinners and after-parties featuring the celebrities.
8 Tina Fey, youngest recipient of the award (2010) In 2010, 40-year-old Tina Fey became the youngest person to ever receive the award.
Over four decades, her wildly original characters and her gift for physical comedy have left us in stitches.
He had twice refused the honor, stating that he was disappointed with the profanity used in the inaugural ceremony honoring Richard Pryor.
In 2004, Lorne Michaels became the first, and to date, only recipient of this American Humor prize to be born and raised outside of the United States (Michaels is Canadian-American ).
Washington DC is a significant fundraiser to benefit the Kennedy Center, which sells tickets as well as access to dinners and after-parties featuring the celebrity presenters.
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