Which Southerners Will Take Home Emmys?

July 10, 2014 | By | Comments (1)
Photo: Getty Images

Photo: Getty Images

From Houston, Texas to Monroe, Georgia, more than a few Southern states were represented in the actors and actresses nominated for the 66th annual Emmy Awards, announced this morning. New Orleans deserves a little spotlight as well, having served as the location for American Horror Story – Coven, which is up for Outstanding Miniseries. Below we listed those hailing from the South – both familiar faces and some new names. Congrats to all. The 66th annual Emmy Awards will be handed out Aug. 25.

 

Emmy nominees from the South :

Lead Actress in a Drama Series

  • Robin Wright, “House of Cards” (Netflix)
 – Dallas, Texas

Lead Actor in a Drama Series

  •  Jeff Daniels, “The Newsroom” (HBO) – Athens, Georgia
  • Matthew McConaughey, “True Detective” (HBO) – Uvalde, Texas
  • Woody Harrelson, “True Detective” (HBO)
 – Midland, Texas

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

  • Christina Hendricks, “Mad Men” (AMC)
 – Knoxville, Tennessee

Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Jim Parsons, “The Big Bang Theory”
 – Houston, Texas
  • Louis C.K., “Louie” (FX)
 – Washington, D.C.
  • William H. Macy, “Shameless” (Showtime)
 – Miami, Florida

Supporting actor in a comedy series

  • Fred Armisen, “Portlandia” (IFC)
 – Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

  • Billy Bob Thornton, “Fargo” (FX)
 – Hot Springs, Arkansas

Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

  • Sarah Paulson, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
 -  Tampa, Florida

Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

  • Jim Parsons, “The Normal Heart” (HBO)
 – Houston, Texas

Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

  • Kathy Bates, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
 – Memphis, Tennessee
  • Frances Conroy, “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX)
 – Monroe, Georgia
  • Allison Tolman, “Fargo” (FX)
 – Houston, Texas
  • Julia Roberts, “The Normal Heart” (HBO) – Smyrna, Georgia

Outstanding Miniseries

  • American Horror Story: Coven - Filmed in New Orleans, Louisiana

COMMENTS

  1. kim t

    Don’t forget Tony Hale!

    July 12, 2014 at 10:33 am

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