- Associated Press - Wednesday, November 4, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two “Saturday Night Live” alumni are being honored with American Ingenuity Awards.

Smithsonian magazine announced Wednesday that Bill Hader and Fred Armisen are among this year’s winners of the prizes for innovators in art, science and culture. They’re being honored for their for their comedy series “Documentary Now!”

Fellow SNL alumnus Sen. Al Franken will present the performing arts award to the pair on Nov. 12 at the National Portrait Gallery.

Other winners include planetary scientist Alan Stern, who led the Pluto mission; “Hamilton” playwright and star Lin-Manuel Miranda; artists Zoe Crosher and Shamim Momin, creators of a “Manifest Destiny” billboard project that runs across America; Alzheimer’s disease researchers and neurologists Doo Yeon Kim and Rudolph Tanzi; and Francoise Mouly, creator of revolutionary comic books for children.

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