September 22, 2008 02:16:44 GMT
Dianne Wiest, Zeljko Ivanek, Jeremy Piven, and Jean Smart are among the early winners at the 60th annual Primetime Emmy Awards Sunday, September 21, winning the supporting-actor Emmys.
The wait is over as winners of the 60th annual Primetime Emmy Awards have been unveiled Sunday, September 21, some of whom are Dianne Wiest, Zeljko Ivanek, Jeremy Piven, and Jean Smart. The foursome are all bestowed the supporting-actor Emmys.
Piven of "Entourage" who received the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series honor at Sunday's Emmy Awards said during his award acceptance, "These are strange times for all of us. To be a working actor is an unbelievable gift. None of this is lost on me." He jokingly added, "What if I just kept talking for 12 minutes - what would happen? That was the opening."
Ivanek of legal drama television series "Damages" won the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series honor. Wiest, meanwhile, took home the award for the category of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, thanks for her role as Gina in HBO's drama "In Treatment." As for Smart, she won the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series award for her portrayal as Regina Newly on the ABC's sitcom "Samantha Who."
Some other early winners of the 60th annual Primetime Emmy Awards are listed below:
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie