Mark Twain humor award winners

Posted: 0:11 PM EDT Oct 21, 2013   Updated: 0:36 AM EST Nov 04, 2014

Take a look at the comedians who have won 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.

Mark Twain award winners - Jay Leno
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2014: Jay Leno, comedian and talk show host best known for hosting "The Tonight Show" for more than 20 years


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