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British Stars Dominate International Emmys Nominations

October 5, 2010 (5:00 am) GMT
Helena Bonham Carter is nominated in best actress category while Bob Hoskins is up for best actor kudo.

Actors and will be flying the flag for the U.K. at the International Emmy Awards after helping Britain land a total of nine nominations. The "" star has been hailed in the best actress category for her TV portrayal of iconic children's writer Enid Blyton in "Enid", while Hoskins is up for best actor for his role in BBC drama "The Street".

The program, about the lives of different residents on a road in northwest England, will also compete for the title of best drama series, alongside the likes of U.K. comedy "Peep Show", "Japan's Clouds Over the Hill", "The Killing II" (Denmark), "Traffic Light" (Israel) and Argentinian crime series "Epitafios". "Epitafios" ' lead star Leonardo Sbaraglia will battle Hoskins for the best actor honor, with other nominees including "Sea Wolf" 's Sebastian Koch (Germany) and Sid Lucero for "Dahil May Isang Ikaw" (Philippines).

Meanwhile, Iris Berben's performance in "Thr Krupps - A Family Between War and Peace" (Germany) and Lerato Moloisane for "Home Affairs" (South Africa) are also among the best actress contenders. Brazil garnered a total of five mentions, while Japan and Argentina follow with four apiece.

Music mogul will receive the International Emmy Founders Award in recognition of his dominance in the reality TV world with his shows "", "" and "". The winners of the 38th International Emmy Awards will be unveiled in New York on November 22. Former "Beverly Hills, 90210" star will present the ceremony.


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