Julia Louis-Dreyfus will join Robert Downey Jr, Mark Ruffalo, Emma Watson, Mike Leigh and Judi Dench as an honoree at the 2014 BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards later this month. BAFTA LA will present the Veep star with the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy. BAFTA says the prize recognizes talent “whose popularity and cultural impact exemplifies the uniquely transcendent quality of excellent comedy.” The Britannia Awards are BAFTA LA’s highest accolade and celebrate individuals and companies that are dedicated to advancing the entertainment arts. The awards are presented annually at a gala dinner which this year falls on October 30. Rob Brydon (The Trip To Italy) is host. Proceeds from the ceremony support BAFTA LA’s education, scholarship, community outreach and archival projects. BBC America will air the kudofest on November 2.
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