Sean Bean Triumphs at International Emmys For Transvestite Teacher in 'Accused'

0
0
Subscribe to Sean Bean alerts

It was a good night for British & Irish actors at the 41st International Emmys last night, as Sean Bean, Rhys Thomas and Chris O'Dowd all picked up awards for their respective work.

Sean BeanSean Bean was delighted with his International Emmy win

Bean, best known for his roles in fantasy dramas like Lord of The Rings and Game of Thrones, was delighted to win, thanking his father as he picked up his award. The Yorkshire-born actor starred as Simon Gaskell/Tracie Tremarco in the anthology series.

O’Dowd picked up the award for best comedy series on behalf of Moone Boy – he co-wrote and co-stars in the show, and joked about getting a “handjob” from boxer Wladimir Klitschko in the toilets. "Even in the wildest imaginations of our imaginary friends we never imagined we'd win an International Emmy," said O'Dowd. "Such an honour." (The Telegraph)

British documentary Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender, which focused on the mercurial singer’s exploits away from Queen, won the documentary category but tied with South Korea’s Hello?! Orchestra, which sees violist Richard Yongjae O'Neill conduct an orchestra of children like himself from multicultural families. Director Rhys Thomas grabbed the award.

Elsewhere, Zachary Quinto presented his “friend” and “Boss” - producer-director JJ Abrams – with a special honour for his work on television series and films such as Lost, Star Trek and the forthcoming Star Wars chapter, which is set to resume with Episode VII in 2015.

Chris O'DowdChris O'Dowd made a risky joke

French series Les Revenants – or The Returned for English readers - was named best drama series. The broody thriller sees a pensive side to a zombie drama, as dead residents of a small, Alpine mountain town return as ostensibly sentient beings. What follows is a war between the living and the dead in the spooky French export.


Contactmusic

Tags: Sean Bean - Chris O'Dowd

0
0
Subscribe to Sean Bean alerts
Advertisement

More Sean Bean

ITV Announces 'Beowulf' Series, But Could It Challenge 'Game of Thrones'?

Television will soon be getting a lot more medieval, as ITV has announced a new thirteen-part series based on the epic poem 'Beowulf', set to...

Sean Bean Cast In New ITV Drama 'The Frankenstein Chronicles'

Sean Bean has been cast in a new ITV drama based on Mary Shelley’s classic work, ‘Frankenstein’. ‘The Frankenstein Chronicles’ will be a six part...

Sean Bean's Drunken Nicolas Cage Story Just Won The Internet

Sean Bean's Reddit AMA was bobbing along rather uneventfully this afternoon, with the British actor fielding queries about his new TNT show Legends - and...

Huh? 'Jupiter Ascending' Given Last Minute Delay In Release Date

Jupiter Ascending won't see release until February next year, it has recently been announced. The unusual, late minute move marks the movie's opening pushed back...

Advertisement

David Cameron Making World War I Album With Danny Dyer. Yep.

Prime Minister David Cameron has teamed up with Eastenders star Danny Dyer to record an official World War I centenary album of spoken words and...

Chiwetel Ejiofor To Play James Bond Villain In 'Bond 24'?

Chiwetel Ejiofor is being considered for a part in the upcoming James Bond movie as the villain. The 12 Years A Slave actor is not...

'Jupiter Ascending': An In-Depth Look At The Wachowski's Space Opera

‘Jupiter Ascending’ the Wachowski’s epic journey into space will be looking to expand our universe in July. The problem is we might just not be...

From Cleaning Toilets to Intergalactic Royalty: Jupiter Ascending [Trailer + Pictures]

The new trailer for the forthcoming sci-fi movie Jupiter Ascending - written and directed by the Wachowskis, who brought us The Matrix, and starring Mila...

Advertisement

Comments

Sean Bean Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Sean Bean

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All