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Twain Humor Award Honors Comedian Will Ferrell

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This interview was originally broadcast on Nov. 9, 2006. Comedian Will Ferrell will receive the 14th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor later this month at the Kennedy Center.

Ferrell became famous as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 2002, and went on to star in movies such as Old School, Elf and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.

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