Bruce Springsteen's Longtime Sideman Steven Van Zandt Was Honoured With A Top Acting Prize For His Work On Tv Drama Lilyhammer At The Monte Carlo Television Festival In Monaco On Thursday Night (18jun15).
The E Street Band guitarist landed the Outstanding Comedy Actor award for his role as mobster Frank Tagliano in the popular programme, which was also named Best European Comedy Series for the second year in a row.
Other Golden Nymph trophies were handed out to comedienne Amy Poehler's brother Greg Poehler, for his semi-autobiographical sitcom Welcome to Sweden, which was named Best International Comedy Series, Spanish star Belen Rueda, who was given the Outstanding Comedy Actress prize for B&B De Boca En Boca, and U.K. series Happy Valley, which was named Best European Drama Series. The show's star Sarah Lancashire also took home the Outstanding Drama Actress honour.
British soccer biopic Marvellous was also a big winner claiming the Best Television Movie award, while stars Toby Jones and Gemma Jones were named Outstanding Actor and Actress in a Television Movie, respectively.
Another British hit, The Missing, picked up Best Miniseries and Frances O'Connor took home the accolade for Outstanding Actress in a Miniseries.
The prizegiving marked the end of the 55th annual Monte Carlo Television Festival.