Martin Short to receive cancer fund honour
Published Feb 4 2011, 15:53 GMT | By Justin Harp Martin Short
and his late wife Nancy will receive a special honour from the Women's Research Cancer Fund, it has been announced.The AP
reports that Martin will accept the Courage Award at the organisation's Unforgettable Evening event next week on behalf of his spouse, who died
last summer after a battle with cancer.
The couple met during a stage production of Godspell
in the early 1970s and were married for more than 20 years.
Oscar nominee Annette Bening will also be given a special award during the Unforgettable Evening gala, which is to be hosted by Conan O'Brien and feature a musical performance by Rihanna.
The Women's Research Cancer Fund advocates early screenings to prevent future cancer diagnoses and awareness for women battling the disease.