Date: 14th June 2016

Kennedy Center to Award Bill Murray with Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

Bill Murray will be awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Oct. 23, the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts announced on Monday.

"An award-winning writer, actor and comedian, his brilliant wit and infectious spirit continue to inspire our laughter across generations both on and off the screen," President of the Kennedy Center Deborah F. Rutter said in a statement. "His unique brand of humor seems to defy time itself always remaining relevant and relatable to new audiences much like our award’s namesake."

Source: Press Release