Darren Criss, Rachel Brosnahan, Jeff Daniels, and More Take Home 2018 Emmy Awards

Film & TV News   Darren Criss, Rachel Brosnahan, Jeff Daniels, and More Take Home 2018 Emmy Awards
 
Check out the full list of winners at the 70th annual primetime Emmy Awards.
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Darren Criss Trae Patton/NBC

The television industry came together in Los Angeles September 17 to celebrate the 70th annual primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. As the ceremony continued (broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater beginning at 8 PM ET), a number of stage actors took to the stage to collect 2018 Emmy Awards.

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Rachel Brosnahan Paul Drinkwater/NBC

Rachel Brosnahan, seen Off-Broadway as Desdemona in the 2016 New York Theatre Workshop production of Othello, took home the Emmy for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her starring turn in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. The show was awarded the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series and series creator Amy Sherman-Palladino took home awards for writing and directing. With Alex Borstein also winning Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel was the most awarded show of the evening.

Broadway-bound Tony nominee Jeff Daniels (returning to Broadway this season in To Kill a Mockingbird) was awarded the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his performance in Godless.

Daniels was also nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his performance in The Looming Tower. A number of stage actors were nominated in the category, with the 2018 Emmy Award going to Broadway and Glee alum Darren Criss for his starring turn in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (which also took home the Emmy Award for Outstanding Limited Series).

The other nominees in the category for Lead Actor included Tony nominee Antonio Banderas for Genius: Picasso, Benedict Cumberbatch for Patrick Melrose, Jesse Plemons for Black Mirror’s “USS Callister,” and John Legend for his title performance in Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert.

Read: DARREN CRISS, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR’S JOHN LEGEND, BRANDON VICTOR DIXON, AND SARA BAREILLES AMONG 2018 EMMY NOMINEES

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Erica Schmidt and Peter Dinklage Marc J. Franklin

Peter Dinklage, seen Off-Broadway in Classic Stage Company’s A Month in the Country, was awarded the Emmy Award for Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his long-running role in Game of Thrones. Dinklage, who was already a two-time Emmy winner for his performance as Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones, also starred in Cyrano at Goodspeed earlier this summer.

Merritt Wever, seen Off-Broadway in 2015 in The Nether, was awarded the Emmy for Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her role in Godless.

Henry Winkler, who was first nominated for an Emmy in 1976 for his role as The Fonz on Happy Days, took home the award for Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his portrayal of Gene Cousineau in the HBO show Barry. Winkler has been on Broadway in The Performers, The Dinner Party, and 42 Seconds From Broadway. Barry’s star, Bill Hader, took home the award for Lead Actor in a Comedy Series alongside Winkler.

John Mulaney, playwright and star of Oh, Hello on Broadway (co-written with and co-starring Nick Kroll) was awarded the Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special for John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City.

Tony-winning director Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot: The Musical) was awarded the Emmy Award for his directing work on The Crown (Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series), and The Boys in the Band producer Ryan Murphy took home the Emmy award for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series or Movie or Dramatic Special for The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.

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John Mulaney Trae Patton/NBC

A full list of winners from the September 17 ceremony follows.

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie – Merritt Wever, Godless
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series – Amy Sherman-Palladino, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Outstanding Variety Sketch Series – Saturday Night Live
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series – Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg, The Americans
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series – Henry Winkler, Barry
Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series or Movie or Dramatic Special – Ryan Murphy, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie – Jeff Daniels, Godless
Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special – John Mulaney, John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City
Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special – Glenn Weiss, The Oscars
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Thandie Newton, Westworld
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series – Amy Sherman-Palladino, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Outstanding Reality Competition Program – RuPaul's Drag Race
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series – Stephen Daldry, The Crown
Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series or Movie, or Dramatic Speical – William Bridges and Charlie Brooker, USS Callister (Black Mirror)
Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series – Amy Sherman-Palladino, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Outstanding Variety Talk Series – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series – Bill Hader, Barry
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series – Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Outstanding Comedy Series – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie – Darren Criss, The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie – Regina King, Seven Seconds
Outstanding Limited Series – The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Matthew Rhys, The Americans
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series – Claire Foy, The Crown
Outstanding Drama Series – Game of Thrones

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