Actress Lily Tomlin has been named as this year's recipient of the Kennedy CENTER MARK TWAIN PRIZE for humorists.

Tomlin, who has received acclaim for her one-woman Broadway show THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE, will receive the award in October (03) at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC.

Previous winners include Richard Pryor, Carl Reiner, Whoopi Goldberg and Bob Newhart.

21/05/2003 21:14