LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Veep, The New Adventures of Old Christine and Seinfeld Emmy winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus is to be presented with the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles announced.
Louis-Dreyfus is to pick up her prize at the 2014 BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards ceremony Oct. 30 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
For the second year in a row, the event will be hosted by British actor and comedian Rob Brydon. The show will air on BBC America Nov. 2.
"I am delighted that Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been chosen to receive the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award this year," BAFTA LA Chairman Nigel Daly said in a statement. "Her ability to create iconic, enduring characters like Selina Meyer, Christine Campbell, Elaine Benes, and her most recent role as Eva in Enough Said, is such that it is impossible to imagine the last 20 years of comedy without her. We are delighted to have this opportunity to honor her extraordinary career at the Britannia Awards."