My Emmy Ballot Drama Performances 2011

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“ Lead Actress: TREME (HBO) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Mireille Enos
Actress, World War Z
Mireille Enos was born in Houston, Texas, to Monique, a teacher, and Jon Goree Enos. Her Texas-born American father, and French mother, met while her father was serving on a Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She is the fourth of five children and grew up in Houston, Texas...
“ Lead Actress: THE KILLING (AMC) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Lauren Graham
Actress, Gilmore Girls
Lauren Graham was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Donna Grant and Lawrence Graham, a candy industry lobbyist. Her father was from New York and her mother was from the American South, and Lauren has Irish, English, and Scottish ancestry. She grew up in Northern Virginia, USA (Fairfax, Arlington, and Great Falls...
“ Lead Actress: PARENTHOOD (NBC) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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“ Lead Actress: MAD MEN (AMC) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Katey Sagal
An extremely gifted and versatile performer adept at both comedy and drama, actress/singer Katey Sagal became a household name in the late 1980s as the fabulously brazen, undomesticated Peg Bundy on the enduring Fox series Married with Children. During its lengthy run, she received three Golden Globe and two American Comedy Award nominations...
“ Lead Actress: SONS OF ANARCHY (FX) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Anna Torv
Actress, Fringe
Anna Torv (born 7 June 1979) is an Australian actress known for her role as FBI agent Olivia Dunham on the Fox television series Fringe (2008-2013). Torv was born in Melbourne, Victoria, the daughter of Susan (née Carmichael) and Hans Torv, also grew up in Gold Coast, Queensland. Her father is of Estonian descent, but was born in Stirling, Scotland.[4] Her mother is of Scottish descent.
“ Lead Actress: FRINGE (Fox) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Steve Buscemi
Actor, Fargo
Steve Buscemi was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Dorothy (Wilson), a restaurant hostess, and John Buscemi, a sanitation worker. He is of Italian (father) and English, Dutch, and Irish (mother) descent. He became interested in acting during his last year of high school. After graduating, he moved to Manhattan to study acting with John Strasberg...
“ Lead Actor: BOARDWALK EMPIRE (HBO) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Jon Hamm
Actor, Mad Men
“ Lead Actor: MAD MEN (AMC) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Donal Logue
Actor, Gotham
Donal Logue's versatility and talent makes him one of the most well respected and beloved actors today. Born in Ottawa, Canada, Logue moved all over the United States, from the Boston area as an infant to various towns on the Mexican border. He returned to Boston to attend Harvard University, where he majored in Intellectual History and discovered his love for the performing arts...
“ Lead Actor: TERRIERS (FX) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Holt McCallany
Actor, Fight Club
Holt McCallany was born into a family of New York City actors; his mother was the renowned singer/actress Julie Wilson, and his father was Tony Award-winning actor and producer Michael McAloney. He began school in Dublin, Ireland at the age of five before his parents moved back to NY. At 14 years old...
“ Lead Actor: LIGHTS OUT (FX) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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“ Lead Actor: TREME (HBO) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Ray Romano
Ray Romano grew up in Forest Hills, Queens. He performed in the NYC comedy club circuit before landing a guest spot on The Letterman Show. It was here that he propelled his TV show Everybody Loves Raymond. He was also the voice of the Mammoth in the extremely successful Ice Age Series Movies. He is also the inspiration for the character'Paul'...
“ Lead Actor: MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE (TNT) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Emilia Clarke
British actress Emilia Clarke was born in London and grew up in Berkshire, England. Her father is a theatre sound engineer and her mother is a businesswoman. Her father was working on a theatre production of "Show Boat" and her mother took her along to the performance. This is when, at the age of 3...
“ Supporting: GAME OF THRONES (HBO) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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“ Supporting: TREME (HBO) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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“ Supporting: THE KILLING (AMC) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Christina Hendricks
Actress, Mad Men
Christina Rene Hendricks was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, and grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho. Her father, Robert, originally from England, worked for the U.S. Forest Service, while her mother, Jackie Sue (Raymond), was a psychologist. At the age of 13 her father transferred to the Forest Service Washington...
“ Supporting: MAD MEN (AMC) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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“ Supporting: TREME HBO) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Margo Martindale
Margo Martindale was born July 18, 1951 in Jacksonville, Texas, to Margaret (Pruitt) and William Everett Martindale, a lumber company owner and dog handler. She is the youngest of three children, and the only daughter. Margo attended Lon Marris College, and later transferred to University of Michigan at Ann Arbor...
“ Supporting: JUSTIFIED (FX) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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“ Supporting: MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE (TNT) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Peter Dinklage
Peter Hayden Dinklage was born in Morristown, New Jersey, to Diane (Hayden), an elementary school teacher, and John Carl Dinklage, an insurance salesman. He is of German, Irish, and English descent. In 1991, he received a degree in drama from Bennington College and began his career. His exquisite theatre work that expresses brilliantly the unique range of his acting qualities...
“ Supporting: GAME OF THRONES (HBO) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Jared Harris
Jared Francis Harris was born in London, England. He is the son of Irish actor Richard Harris and Welsh actress Elizabeth Harris (Elizabeth Rees), and brother of Damian Harris and Jamie Harris. Despite his lineage, Jared showed little interest in becoming an actor, until he was cast in a college production while attending North Carolina's Duke University (USA)...
“ Supporting: MAD MEN (AMC) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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“ Supporting: SOUTHLAND (TNT) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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“ Supporting: TERRIERS (FX) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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“ Supporting: TREME (HBO) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Penelope Ann Miller
Actress, The Artist
Penelope Ann Miller is the middle of three daughters born to Mark Miller, known as the father on Please Don't Eat the Daisies and later a writer and filmmaker, who wrote A Walk in the Clouds, and Beatrice Miller (Beatrice Ammidown), who worked for Diana Vreeland as a fashion editor for "Harper's Bazaar". She graduated from high school in L.A...
“ Guest: MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE (TNT) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Gretchen Mol
Actress, Rounders
Gretchen Mol was born November 8, 1972, in Deep River, Connecticut, the daughter of a school principal and his artist wife. Deep River is a small community located on the Chester Bowles Highway (Rt. 9), nine miles northwest of Old Saybrook (home of the legendary Katharine Hepburn), within commuting distance of New York City...
“ Guest: BOARDWALK EMPIRE (HBO) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Martha Plimpton
Actress, Raising Hope
She has show biz in her blood. Martha Plimpton was born November 16, 1970, in New York City to two actors: Keith Carradine and Shelley Plimpton. Martha began her career at age 8, when her mom had a friend of hers, composer Elizabeth Swados, enroll her in an actors' workshop. At age 10, she got a small part in Rollover, and also made a series of Calvin Klein commercials...
“ Guest: THE GOOD WIFE (CBS) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Sarah Silverman
Two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Silverman is one of the most versatile talents in entertainment, with credits including that of actress, creator, writer, executive producer, comedian, and author. Silverman will next be seen in both The Book of Henry and The Lonely Island's Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping...
“ Guest: THE GOOD WIFE (CBS) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Evan Rachel Wood
Actress, The Wrestler
Evan Rachel Wood was born September 7, 1987, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her father, Ira David Wood III, is a theatre actor, writer and director, and her mother, Sara Wood, is an actress and acting coach. She has two older brothers--Dana Wood, a musician, and Ira David Wood IV, who has also acted...
“ Guest: TRUE BLOOD (HBO) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Jeremy Davies
Jeremy Davies attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Pasadena, California. He made his film debut starring in David O. Russell's acclaimed first film, the Indy classic, "Spanking the Monkey", which became a surprise Sundance Film Festival winner, earning Jeremy an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Debut Performance...
“ Guest: JUSTIFIED (FX) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Bruce Dern
Actor, Nebraska
Bruce Dern was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Jean (MacLeish) and John Dern, an attorney and utility chief. His paternal grandfather, George Henry Dern, served as Governor of Utah (1925-1933) and then U.S. Secretary of War (1933-1936). His ancestry includes German, English, Scottish, and Dutch. Bruce Dern had established himself as the movies' premier heavy...
“ Guest: BIG LOVE (HBO) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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“ Guest: PARENTHOOD (NBC) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Hal Holbrook
Hal Holbrook is an Emmy- and Tony-Award winning actor who is one of the great craftsman of stage and screen. He is best known for his performance as Mark Twain, for which he won a Tony and the first of his ten Emmy Award nominations. Aside from the stage, Holbrook made his reputation primarily on television...
“ Guest: SONS OF ANARCHY (FX) ” - foxandhisfriends
 
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Robert Morse
With that impish, gap-toothed grin, nervous bundle of energy, Robert Morse could never be contained long enough to become a film star. The live stage would be his calling. He made his debut with the musical, "On the Town", in 1949, and trained with Lee Strasberg, before making his inauspicious film debut in The Proud and Profane...
“ Guest: MAD MEN (AMC) ” - foxandhisfriends