Monday, September 19, 2011
Theater Vets Win Big at Emmys
A number of Broadway vets went home with Emmys at last night's ceremony. Jim Parsons, who starred in The Normal Heart this summer, won for Best Actor in a comedy. Julianna Margulies won the award for Best Actress in a Drama Series for The Good Wife. Tony-winner Maggie Smith won for her supporting performance in the made-for-TV-movie Downton Abbey. Margo Martindale, who was nominated for a supporting actress Tony for her performance in the 2003 revival of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, took home the Emmy for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama for the TV show Justified. At last week's Creative Arts Emmys, Loretta Divine, who starred in the original Broadway production of Dreamgirls, won an Emmy for her guest appearances in Grey's Anatomy.