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Martin Honored Twain Humor Award

October 24, 2005 (6:39 am) GMT
Martin was honored Sunday with one of the nation's top comedy awards, the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Comic star has gained almost all awards during his career as an actor. But that he receiving the Mark Twain Prize is something extraordinary. It's true somehow.

Martin was honored the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday with those saluting him were actors , , , and and musicians and Randy Newman.

Accepting the Mark Twain Prize, Martin mentioned some other awards he had won, including a 1969 writing Emmy for "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour." He says "But of course the Mark Twain Prize is more special to me because it's more recent." That's for sure bro.

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