Mark Twain humor award winners

Published: Oct 21 2013 12:11:16 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 21 2013 12:14:31 PM EDT

On Sunday night, Carol Burnett became the latest recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, an award given by The Kennedy Center to Americans whose impact on society is reminiscent of essayist and satirist Mark Twain. Take a look at all the previous winners.

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2013: Carol Burnett, actress best known for "The Carol Burnett Show" and best-selling author

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