Facts and Figures about the 72nd Emmy Awards nominations
Irons was nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding lead actor in a limited series or movie on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. (Colin Hutton/HBO via AP)LOS ANGELES Notable facts and figures from Tuesdays nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards:___WATCHMEN SOARS BUT ROOTS RUNS DEEPHBO's Watchmen led all shows with a whopping 26 nominations, but that doesn't come close to the record for a limited series. Another HBO limited series, 2008's John Adams, holds the record for limited series Emmy wins with 13, from 23 nominations. The work earned Aldrin and Collins 2020 Emmy nominations for best cinematography for a nonfiction program. The nominees for best supporting actress in a limited series also include 69-year-old Margo Martindale and 60-year-old Tracey Ullman for Mrs.
Stars react to nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards
Washington was nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding lead actress in a limited series or movie on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. (Erin Simkin/Hulu via AP)LOS ANGELES Stars such as Kerry Washington, Christina Applegate and Rachel Brosnahan have expressed excitement after being nominated for the upcoming 72nd Emmy Awards. He was nominated for outstanding lead actor in a limited series or movie for his role in the HBO film Bad Education." He is nominated for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series for Black Monday.___Im grateful for the continued love for all corners of our Maisel family. She is nominated for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series for Dead To Me.___This one strikes differently.
Geno Silva, 'Scarface' Actor, Dead at 72
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Marc Maron mourns partner Lynn Shelton in emotional podcast
FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2020 file photo, Marc Maron, left, and Lynn Shelton arrive at the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Maron has mourned the sudden death of Shelton, his partner and frequent collaborator, in a new episode of his podcast Monday. Just days after the sudden death of his partner Lynn Shelton, Maron spoke candidly Monday to his vast podcast audience about his grief. Shelton and Maron went on to collaborate frequently and in the past year became a couple. She directed him in episodes of Maron and GLOW, two of his comedy specials (Marc Maron: Too Real and Marc Maron: End Time Fun) and the 2019 feature Sword of Trust. They were working on a script together too a domestic dramedy that theyd been tinkering with for years. Just last year, Shelton told The Associated Press that Maron was, one of the most natural actors she knew.
Lynn Shelton, Director of Little Fires Everywhere' and 'Humpday,' Dead at 54
Lynn Shelton, the indie filmmaker and director of Little Fires Everywhere, has died. Mark Duplass also tweeted: "We lost our dear friend Lynn Shelton. We lost our dear friend Lynn Shelton. pic.twitter.com/KySqgIdqQd Ava DuVernay (@ava) May 16, 2020I had the great pleasure of working with Lynn Shelton on Touchy Feely. I was lucky enough to play a small role in a Lynn Shelton film & she treated her cast & crew like a family.
Little Fires Everywhere director Lynn Shelton dies at 54
FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2014, file photo, director Lynn Shelton poses at the premiere of the film "Laggies" during the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, in Park City, Utah. Shelton, an independent filmmaker who directed Humpday and Little Fires Everywhere, has died at age 54. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES Lynn Shelton, an independent filmmaker who directed Humpday and Little Fires Everywhere, has died. Sheltons publicist, Adam Kersh, said in a statement Saturday that she died Friday in Los Angeles from an unidentified blood disorder. He was a frequent collaborator with Shelton, starring in her 2009 film Humpday, which was a depiction of male sexuality through a female lens.