Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Winners List Award Winners

Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Winners List

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List of Mark Twain Prize for American Humor winners from every year the award has been given out. All Mark Twain Prize for American Humor winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor award are listed along with photos for every Mark Twain Prize for American Humor winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Mark Twain Prize for American Humor winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Mark Twain Prize for American Humor winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Mark Twain Prize for American Humor winners of all time. Anybody who won the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, so most of the famous Mark Twain Prize for American Humor winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Mark Twain Prize for American Humor?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You're able to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your opinions, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you use regularly. These items, like Carl Reiner and Jonathan Winters include images when available. (13 items)
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    Bill Cosby is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Winners List
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    William Henry "Bill" Cosby Jr. is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and activist. Cosby's start in stand-up began at the hungry i in San Francisco which was followed by landing a starring role in the 1960s show I Spy. During its first two seasons, he was a regular on the children's ...more

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    Billy Crystal

    Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Winners List
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    William Edward "Billy" Crystal is an American actor, singer, writer, producer, director, comedian, and television host. He gained prominence in the 1970s for playing Jodie Dallas on the ABC sitcom Soap and became a Hollywood film star during the late 1980s and 1990s, appearing in the critical and box ...more

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    Bob Newhart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Winners List
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    George Robert "Bob" Newhart is an American stand-up comedian and actor. Noted for his deadpan and slightly stammering delivery, Newhart came to prominence in the 1960s when his album of comedic monologues The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart was a worldwide bestseller and reached number one on the ...more

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    Carl Reiner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Winners List
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    Carl Reiner is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, and singer. He is best known for his role in a comedy duo with Mel Brooks. He is also known for his role on Your Show of Shows, as Alan Brady on The Dick Van Dyke Show, Saul Bloom in the Oceans Trilogy, as the voice of Shep ...more

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    Carol Burnett

    Carol Burnett is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Winners List
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    Carol Creighton Burnett is an American actress, comedian, singer, and writer. She is best known for her long-running TV variety show, The Carol Burnett Show, for CBS. She has achieved success on stage, television, and film in varying genres including dramatic and comedy roles. After a difficult ...more

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    George Carlin

    George Denis Patrick Carlin was an American comedian, social critic, actor, and author. Carlin was noted for his black comedy and his thoughts on politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and various taboo subjects. Carlin and his "Seven dirty words" comedy routine were central to the 1978 ...more

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    Jonathan Winters

    Jonathan Winters is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Winners List
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    Jonathan Harshman Winters III was an American comedian, actor, author, and artist. Beginning in 1960, Winters recorded many classic comedy albums for the Verve Records label. He also had records released every decade for over 50 years, receiving 11 nominations for Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album ...more

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    Lily Tomlin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Winners List
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    Mary Jean "Lily" Tomlin is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She has been a major force in American comedy since the late 1960s, when she began a career as a stand-up comedian and became a featured performer on television's Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In. Tomlin's career has spanned ...more

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