Julianna Margulies wins best drama actress Emmy

LOS ANGELES Mon Sep 19, 2011 8:56am IST

Julianna Margulies holds her Emmy award back stage after winning outstanding lead actress in a drama series for ''The Good Wife'' at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles September 18, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Julianna Margulies holds her Emmy award back stage after winning outstanding lead actress in a drama series for ''The Good Wife'' at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles September 18, 2011.

Credit: Reuters/Lucy Nicholson

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Julianna Margulies won the Emmy on Sunday for best dramatic actress for her performance in "The Good Wife."

Margulies, 45, plays the conflicted spouse of a disgraced district attorney in the CBS legal series.

It was a second Emmy for Margulies, who won in 1995 for her role as nurse Carol Hathaway in the long-running TV hospital series "ER," and was seen as a clear favorite this time around.

The actress already has a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild trophy for her performance as the sometimes dutiful, sometimes resentful wife who goes back to work as a lawyer while her husband rebuilds his political career.

(Reporting by Jill Serjeant; Editing by Sheri Linden)

Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

ENTERTAINMENT SHOWCASE

A Minute With

A Minute With

Jane Fonda on learning from the young comic set   Full Article 

Loren turns 80

Loren turns 80

Sophia Loren, Italy's national icon, turns 80 with book of memoirs.  Full Article 

More Cancer Tests

More Cancer Tests

Angelina Jolie surgery sparks surge in female cancer tests - study  Full Article 

Breakout Star

Breakout Star

Burberry's first Indian model Neelam Gill conquers fashion world.  Video 

Ig Nobel

Ig Nobel

Banana peel study, ugly art research win Ig Nobel spoof awards  Full Article 

Subdued Role

Subdued Role

Reese Witherspoon finds lessons in 'The Good Lie'.   Full Article 

Best-Dressed

Best-Dressed

Singer Taylor Swift leads People Magazine's best-dressed list.  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage