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Emmys 2011: Kate Winslet and Barry Pepper Are Best Leads in Miniseries

September 19, 2011 (2:56 am) GMT
Winslet's 'Mildred Pierce' co-star Guy Pearce takes home the Oustanding Supporting Actor title, while Outstanding Supporting Actress kudo TV Movie/Miniseries goes to Maggie Smith of 'Downton Abbey'.
Emmys 2011: Kate Winslet and Barry Pepper Are Best Leads in Miniseries

The 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards has handed out one of its trophies to . The Oscar-winning actress got Outstanding Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for her role on "", humbly saying, "This just means such a lot to me," in her acceptance speech.

Earlier at the event, her co-star has bagged an award for his supporting role on the adaptation of James M. Cain's classic noir novel. The Outstanding Lead Actor, meanwhile, went to for his portrayal of Bobby Kennedy in miniseries "".

In terms of number, "" currently led in Miniseries or TV Movie categories with three gongs. The British miniseries helped take home the Outstanding Supporting Actress kudo, which was presented by "" cast, in addition to winning best writer and director awards.

The coveted Outstanding Drama, Comedy and Movie/Miniseries will be announced shortly at the 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards. The show is aired live by FOX from Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles with serving as the host.

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