Toni Collette did not take home a statue this year but was awarded the Emmy last year for lead actress in a drama series for the United States of Tara (Edie Falco got the award this year for Nurse Jackie). Collette is currently in town filming Fright Night.
Resident designer, part time director and “rancher” Tom Ford dressed the event’s host, Jimmy Fallon among other nominees, winners and presenters.
Temporary New Mexican Joan Allen, was up for lead actress in her NM film Georgia O’Keeffe which was nominated for Best TV Movie, Art Direction, Best Casting, Best Directing, Best Hairstyling, Best Makeup, Best Music Composition and Best Costumes. – HELLO!
You memmer him, he and his gorgeous familia – who shared their awesome pics with all of us. Oh of course you know his name…as does THREE time consecutive winner for lead actor in a drama series Bryan (standing ovation from TOM HANKS) Cranston!!! (as heard above)
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There were (in Posh voice) ma-jor applause for supporting actor winner Aaron Paul for his amazing work in “arguably the best show on television” (I heard that all night), NM’s Breaking Bad. Cranston, Paul, Quezada et al begin production on season 4 this January! (WOOT!)
Though he didn’t take one from the stage last night the incredible Neil Patrick Harris did garner THREE Emmys for the year, two creative arts awards and one for his guest spot on Glee! Hip, hip, hoooray!
Taking the stage for the last award of the broadcast NM’s Own Jesse Tyler Ferguson joined the cast of the Best Comedy winner ABC’s Modern Family.
And New Mexico production veteran, actor, director and artist Dennis Hopper was included in the night’s tributes to those we’ve all lost.
Full list of nominees and winners here.
I’m sure a thousand more New Mexicans (temporary, honorary & home grown) had a toe in the show, but I
lazy tired and don’t work well under pressure. All y’all really need know is NM’s KICKIN’ IT!
AND you’ll being seeing MORE of us during the springtime award season – hello Oscar!
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