Steve Buscemi, Michael Pena to be Honored at Second Annual Carney Awards

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From left: Steve Buscemi, Gary Cole, Michael Pena

Gary Cole and Jonathan Banks also will be feted at the event.

Steve Buscemi, Jonathan Banks and Gary Cole will be honored at the 2nd annual Carney Awards, it was announced Wednesday.

The Carney Awards, named in honor of actor Art Carney, are meant to recognize the achievements of character actors.

Michael Pena also will be honored during the ceremony, in the Up and Coming category, and veteran character actor Dan Hedaya is set to receive the Chairman’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Fred Willard will act as the evening's host.

Carney's son, actor Brian Carney, created and executive produces the awards show with Jim Katz and David Katz. 

The Carney Awards will take place Oct. 30 at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills.