Funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen is set to be honoured at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles' Britannia Awards in November (13).

The Les Miserables star will receive the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy on 9 November (13).

A statement from Gary Dartnall, the Chairman of BAFTA Los Angeles, reads, "Sacha's bravery and comic ingenuity is richly deserving of an honor that bears the name of Charlie Chaplin. We are delighted to be honoring him at this year's Britannia Awards."

Previous honourees include Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Ben Stiller and Betty White.

Benedict Cumberbatch, George Clooney, Kathryn Bigelow and Sir Ben Kingsley will also be feted at the ceremony.