Martin Short and his late wife Nancy are being recognized for their courage by the Women's Research Cancer Fund.
The Father Of The Bride star will accept the Courage Award on behalf of Nancy, who lost her three-year battle with cancer last year, at the annual Unforgettable Evening fundraising event next week.
Annette Bening is also being honoured at the private star-studded dinner, where Conan O'Brien is serving as host and Rihanna is set to perform.
The Women's Cancer Research Fund is a programme of the Entertainment Industry Foundation that supports research and education toward early diagnosis and innovative cures for women's cancers.
Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw serve as honorary chairs for the organization.