Claire Danes Wins 2010 Emmy for Best Lead Actress in a TV Mini-Series or Movie
Claire Danes is this year's recipient of the 2010 Primetime Emmy for Best Actress in a Mini Series or a Movie for HBO's Temple Grandin. Theater vet Danes has appeared on Broadway in Pygmalion. Additional stage credits include The Vagina Monologues, the dance piece Edith and Jenny, among others.
The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards is airing live coast to coast tonight, on August 29 (8-11 p.m. EST) on NBC, originating from the Nokia Theatre L.A. in Los Angeles. The awards are being produced by Don Mischer and hosted by Jimmy Fallon.
Other theatre stars receiving nods included Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Hope Davis, Dame Judi Dench, Chris Colfer, Patrick Stewart, Michael Emerson, Dame Maggie Smith, Glenn Close, Al Pacino, Michael Sheen, Sir Ian McKellen, Michael C. Hall, Alec Baldwin, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Tony Shalhoub, Edie Falco, Martin Short, John Lithgow, Robert Morse, Eli Wallach, Alan Cumming, Christine Baranski, Lily Tomlin and more.
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