Kate Winslet wins best actress in mini-series Emmy

LOS ANGELES- British actress Kate Winslet won the best actress in a mini-series Emmy on Sunday, for her role in period drama "Mildred Pierce."
The Oscar-winning star plays a divorcee single mother who opens a restaurant to survive in the Great Depression in the drama, for which her English-born co-star Guy Pearce won best supporting actor Emmy moments earlier.

Kate Winslet wins best actress in mini-series Emmy
Winslet gave a short acceptance speech saying she "didnt think we were going to win anything" -- until her gong it had been having a disappointing night -- before thanking her mother.
Winslet's success came on a big night for another British period drama, "Downton Abbey."
The show won the best mini-series Emmy, while veteran Maggie Smith won best supporting actress and Julian Fellowes, who wrote the British period drama, best writer of a mini-series.
Brian Percival also won best director for "Downtown Abbey," which tells the story of the aristocratic Crawley family in the stately home of the show's name.

Monday, September 19th 2011

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