Jerry Seinfeld on Julia Louis-Dreyfus & "Seinfeld" | 2018 Mark Twain Prize

  • Published on Nov 19, 2018
  • Jerry Seinfeld honors Julia Louis-Dreyfus during the 21st Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at The Kennedy Center. An outstanding lineup of entertainers gathered in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall to salute Julia Louis-Dreyfus, recipient of the 21st annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on October 21, 2018. The Prize, which is named to honor one of the world's greatest humorists, was presented at a gala performance featuring some of the biggest names in comedy. The event was taped by WETA Washington, D.C. and aired nationally on PBS on November 19, 2018 at 9:00 p.m. ET. Capital One is the Presenting Sponsor of Comedy at the Kennedy Center.
    Under the direction of the creative team from Done + Dusted, the Kennedy Center’s new producing partner for the Twain Prize, the cast features many of Louis-Dreyfus’s admirers, friends, and collaborators, including Stephen Colbert, Bryan Cranston, Tina Fey, Ilana Glazer, Tony Hale, Abbi Jacobson, Jack Johnson, Keegan-Michael Key, Lisa Kudrow, Kumail Nanjiani, and Jerry Seinfeld.
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus earned worldwide acclaim for her portrayal of Elaine Benes in the hit NBC series "Seinfeld," and as Christine Campbell in the CBS hit comedy "The New Adventures of Old Christine." She currently stars in, and executive produces, the HBO series "Veep," which will soon begin its seventh season.
    Between all shows combined, she has received eleven Emmy awards (six consecutively for "Veep") with twenty-four nominations, a Golden Globe award, nine Screen Actors Guild awards which makes her the most decorated actor in the history of the SAG awards, three Television Critics Association awards, five American Comedy Awards, a Peabody Award, and the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy. She has broken the record for the most Emmy's won by a single performer, as well as the most consecutive wins for a single role ("Veep").
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  • Walter Manglona
    Walter Manglona 5 days ago

    You can tell that they all liked each other!

  • Wolf Pack Gaming
    Wolf Pack Gaming 7 days ago


  • roger peet
    roger peet 7 days ago

    I've had a secret crush on her since the Barry Stienfields show started.

  • Wilpaulii
    Wilpaulii 10 days ago

    More than co-stars! It’s a friendship that has lasted for near 30 years!

  • Cole Thornton
    Cole Thornton 11 days ago

    Helloooooooooo Newman!

  • Locoandchooch
    Locoandchooch 11 days ago

    Dam she’s still a babe

  • luckyDancer100
    luckyDancer100 15 days ago

    Jerry and Julia are like peanut butter and jelly. Comedically, they just go together ❤️

  • Lulu Fox
    Lulu Fox 18 days ago +2

    Lol I’m a bauxite miner ... 😂 raw material for aluminium found in Australia 🇦🇺 and other parts of the globe

  • enednas801
    enednas801 19 days ago


  • Natalie Norman
    Natalie Norman 21 day ago

    How absolutely beautiful. He is one of the loveliest men ever. His heartfelt words about her moved me nearly to tears.❤️

  • PhilipB
    PhilipB 22 days ago

    Am I the only one be who can't stand "one hit wonder arrogant and talentless" Jerry?

  • Stephen Kersting
    Stephen Kersting 28 days ago

    Thought it was Jerry's night and he sometimes, off handedly, mentions Julia. Good thing the title reminded me this was her night or I would've forgotten

  • Rivka Stock
    Rivka Stock Month ago

    Hollywood BS

  • Benjamin Burkhardt
    Benjamin Burkhardt Month ago

    Three stupid guys and a stupid girl

  • thebeatnumber
    thebeatnumber Month ago

    Where's Art Vanderlay? Didn't catch a glimpse of him in the rostrum.

  • என் சிந்தனை

    She always looks like a happy funny woman.. Love her laughter... Contagious!

  • Marino Buneta
    Marino Buneta Month ago

    wow realy special from him

  • Innerpeace
    Innerpeace Month ago

    She was so good on the show!!

  • EyeSeeYou
    EyeSeeYou Month ago +3

    I love george and kramer but elaine was by far the best character on seinfeld.... barring maybe uncle leo lol

  • frere jacques
    frere jacques Month ago


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  • Midship Sport
    Midship Sport Month ago

    How do it get a 100 likes?!

  • Chandan Bhowal
    Chandan Bhowal Month ago

    Why did my dumbass tear up when he asked her how she was doing and called her sweety

  • Charles Van Noland
    Charles Van Noland Month ago

    That was too special.

  • P KC
    P KC Month ago

    Have been a JLD fan since her SNL days.... She was genuinely hilarious and her comedic timing was perfection even back then....but VEEP for me will go down as pure brilliance.... one of the best half hour comedies ever made...will miss it! She and Tony Hale never ceased to shove me off the sofa laughing so hard I had to run to the loo Before I wet myself....classy...incredible talent...and ANY Digs to POTUS is always fine by me...Julia... Please don't stay away very long...we will need you back soon❤❤

  • john contesini
    john contesini Month ago

    Seinfeld is greatest tv show of all time....hands down....

  • kim greenlee
    kim greenlee Month ago

    Julia is amazing

  • Robert Antonelli
    Robert Antonelli Month ago

    Every day of my life is a Seinfeld episode. Kudos to that show and to Jerry and Larry.

  • Bob Penney
    Bob Penney Month ago

    2 of my favorite famous humans. Jerry Seinfeld and Julia Louis Dreyfus. Most favorite show ever. Seinfeld.

  • john vento
    john vento Month ago +1

    Hollywood phonies and butt kissers. Trump '20!

  • nico
    nico Month ago +1

    Elaine is my spirit animal. One of the greatest characters of ALL-TIME!

  • Dalibor Dupor
    Dalibor Dupor Month ago

    This is great speech people may say Jerry has overblown ego but i dont see it.Not just in this video in any.

  • Tyha9983
    Tyha9983 Month ago

    I can’t get enough of this all time gentleman!

  • Manila Martin
    Manila Martin Month ago

    I'm a little lost on this. Nice to see they are still nice to each other though.

  • Matt Mitchell
    Matt Mitchell Month ago

    SNL, Christmas Vacation, Seinfeld, Old Christine, Veep. JLD is one of the all-time greats.

  • theplourde
    theplourde Month ago

    Seinfeld isn’t that great of a show. Quite average, bland, extremely white.
    Why it’s held in such reverence is beyond me.
    It literally is stupid and about NOTHING.

  • plolee blowoteehow
    plolee blowoteehow Month ago

    ungodly people on their way to burning sulfur.

  • greenbeagle13
    greenbeagle13 Month ago

    Where is Larry David????

  • Evenios
    Evenios Month ago

    thats is good such a great show :-p

  • Joe Rogan
    Joe Rogan Month ago +1

    They smashed 100%

  • david kess
    david kess Month ago

    wow.>!! the nexflix special is just amazing...keep it up !!

  • Enthusiastic Zestful Villainy

    I wonder why Jon Stewart does not have a Mark Twain Prize

  • RWS12234
    RWS12234 2 months ago +1

    What’s the criteria to win one of these anyway? 🤔

  • fabwen foob
    fabwen foob 2 months ago

    No soup for you! Come back one year!

  • Archibald Doogan
    Archibald Doogan 2 months ago

    Her blooper reels from that, the greatest sitcom to exist, are still the best on RU-clip.

  • d davis
    d davis 2 months ago +1

    i dont get it, he isnt funny the show wasnt funny and darn youtube brought me here, why?

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    JP Allen 2 months ago

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  • JogaOhio
    JogaOhio 2 months ago

    Of course he makes most of it about him....ugh smug

  • C Burgos
    C Burgos 2 months ago +1

    Another non comedic comedian.

  • Fer Lou
    Fer Lou 2 months ago +1

    Little did Jerry know that the aspect of impossibly maintaining a tightknit friendship with an ex made him Super natural in the eyes of viewers. It also gave many of us false hope as well.

  • Full ARM
    Full ARM 2 months ago

    Free masonic

  • Cindi Morgan
    Cindi Morgan 2 months ago

    I was waiting for him to say it worked because she was so good that he just bounced off of her......but he really didnt make that clear.

  • Valentina Caciula
    Valentina Caciula 2 months ago

    Such a candid and beautiful speech, an absolute delight

  • Cap Quadrat
    Cap Quadrat 2 months ago +1

    This guy is terribly annoying.

  • Josh Shepperd
    Josh Shepperd 2 months ago

    Jerry;This car smells like a cheap hooker or is that you?elaine;give me 10 bucks and you’ll find out

  • James Lahey
    James Lahey 2 months ago

    Went through the list and the people awarded the Mark Twain Prize is (pun intended) a joke! Will Ferrell? Tina Fey? Mark Twain was writer, most people on this list are not writers. Where's Woody Allen? Larry David? And yes Jerry Seinfeld?

  • Red Oz
    Red Oz 2 months ago

    Why did he accept it instead of her?

  • Lost in the Clouds
    Lost in the Clouds 2 months ago +2

    Not to use a line from Seinfeld but, ‘boy you really went bald there, didn’t you?’

  • daniela prots
    daniela prots 2 months ago

    Alguien puede traducir el video???

  • Fernando segura
    Fernando segura 2 months ago +1


    • B G
      B G 7 days ago

      The Bro and the Mansierre.