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Mark Twain Prize Winners Quiz

The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor honors comedians, actors/actresses, and writers who are known for their satire and social commentary. Can you name all the winners of this award?
*Award rescinded in 2018
**Awarded posthumously
Quiz by JWatson24
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Last updated: June 23, 2022
First submittedAugust 25, 2021
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Year
Award Winner
2022
Jon Stewart
2019
Dave Chapelle
2018
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
2017
David Letterman
2016
Bill Murray
2015
Eddie Murphy
2014
Jay Leno
2013
Carol Burnett
Year
Award Winner
2012
Ellen DeGeneres
2011
Will Ferrell
2010
Tiny Fey
2009
Bill Cosby*
2008
George Carlin**
2007
Billy Crystal
2006
Neil Simon
2005
Steve Martin
Year
Award Winner
2004
Lorne Michaels
2003
Lily Tomlin
2002
Bob Newhart
2001
Whoopi Goldberg
2000
Carl Reiner
1999
Jonathan Winters
1998
Richard Pryor
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Level 82
Jun 23, 2022
Please update!

FYI about George Carlin: He was named as the 2008 winner four days before he died, and he had written a speech. Sadly, he died before the award ceremony.

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Level 71
Jun 23, 2022
Oh, didn't realize Jon Stewart won. Awesome!

And I didn't know that about George Carlin. I think I would still consider that posthumous as he never officially received the award in his lifetime, but interesting. Too bad he didn't receive it sooner.