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)

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