Peter Sellers Biopic And Warm Springs Lead Emmy Race

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS and WARM SPRINGS are the front-runners at the 57th annual Primetime Emmy Awards after receiving 16 nominations each.

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES and WILL + GRACE follow close behind with 15 nominations apiece ahead of the ceremony, which honours US television shows, in Los Angeles on 18 September (05).

The Life and Death Of Peter Sellers' haul includes a Best Actor nomination for its star GEOFFREY RUSH.

Three of the Desperate Housewives stars - MARCIA CROSS, TERI HATCHER and FELICITY HUFFMAN - have been nominated for the Best Actress In A Comedy award.

Elsewhere, EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND received 13 nods while LOST received 12.

There are a total of 433 nominees in 88 categories. The principal nominations for the 2005 Primetime Emmy Awards are:

Best Actor In A Comedy

JASON BATEMAN - ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

RAY ROMANO - EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND

TONY SHALHOUB - MONK

ZACH BRAFF - SCRUBS

ERIC MCCORMACK - WILL AND GRACE

Best Actress In A Comedy

MARCIA CROSS - DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES

TERI HATCHER - DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES

FELICITY HUFFMAN - DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES

PATRICIA HEATON - EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND

JANE KACZMAREK - MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE

Best Actor In A Drama

JAMES SPADER - BOSTON LEGAL

IAN McSHANE - DEADWOOD

HUGH LAURIE - HOUSE

HANK AZARIA - HUFF

KIEFER SUTHERLAND - 24

Best Actress In A Drama

JENNIFER GARNER - ALIAS

MARISKA HARGITAY - LAW AND ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT

PATRICIA ARQUETTE - MEDIUM

GLENN CLOSE - THE SHIELD

FRANCES CONROY - SIX FEET UNDER

Best Actor In A Mini-Series/Movie

JONATHAN RHYS MEYERS - ELVIS

ED HARRIS - EMPIRE FALLS

GEOFFREY RUSH - THE LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS

KENNETH BRANAGH - WARM SPRINGS

WILLIAM H MACY - THE WOOL CAP

Best Actress In A Mini-Series / Movie

BLYTHE DANNER - BACK WHEN WE WERE GROWN-UPS

DEBRA WINGER - DAWN

ANNA S EPATHA MERKERSON - LACKAWANNA BLUES

HALLE BERRY - THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD

CYNTHIA NIXON - WARM SPRINGS

Best Supporting Actor In A Drama

WILLIAM SHATNER - BOSTON LEGAL

OLIVER PLATT - HUFF

NAVEEN ANDREWS - LOST

TERRY O'QUINN - LOST

ALAN ALDA - THE WEST WING

Best Supporting Actress In A Drama

SANDRA OH - GREY'S ANATOMY

BLYTHE DANNER - HUFF

TYNE DALY - JUDGING AMY

CCH POUNDER - THE SHIELD

STOCKARD CHANNING - THE WEST WING

Best Supporting Actor In A Comedy

JEFFREY TAMBOR - ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

JEREMY PIVEN - ENTOURAGE

PETER BOYLE - EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND

BRAD GARRETT - EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND

SEAN HAYES - WILL AND GRACE

Best Supporting Actress In A Comedy

JESSICA WALTER - ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

DORIS ROBERTS - EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND

HOLLAND TAYLOR - TWO AND A HALF MEN

CONCHATA FERRELL - TWO AND A HALF MEN

MEGAN MULLALLY - WILL AND GRACE

Outstanding Comedy Series

ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES

EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND

SCRUBS

WILL AND GRACE

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

DEADWOOD

LOST SIX FEET UNDER

24

THE WEST WING.

14/07/2005 09:51

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