“Harry Potter” Stars Competing for Emmy Awards Tonight

HollywoodNews.com: The 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards will air toinght, and two stars from the “Harry Potter” films have been nominated for awards in non-Potter projects.

Michael Gambon and Maggie Smith have both been nominated in the “Miniseries or TV Movie” categories, with Gambon receiving an Outstanding Supporting Actor nod for his portrayal of Mr. Woodhouse in the PBS/BBC remake of Jane Austen’s Emma, and Smith’s nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress for her portrayal of Mary Gilbert in HBO’s Capturing Mary.

Gambon was previously nominated for an Emmy in 2002, for his role as President Lyndon Johnson in the drama “Path to War”. Maggie Smith has been nominated three other times for an Emmy: in 1993 for the drama “Suddenly, Last Summer”; in 2000 for “David Copperfield” (which also starred a then-unknown Daniel Radcliffe as the title character); and in 2003 for the drama “My House in Umbria”, for which she won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie.

The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards will be aired tonight at 8pm EST, 5pm PST on NBC. This broadcast will mark the first time in over 30 years that the awards will be shown live coast-to-coast.

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  • August 29, 2010 | Permalink |

    It’s not a Maggie Smith!!!!!!!!

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