Dinklage ’91 Wins Emmy
For his role as Tyrion Lannister in the critically acclaimed HBO series Game of Thrones, Peter Dinklage '91 earned a 2011 Emmy Award for best supporting actor in a drama series. Casting director Julie Tucker '91, a five-time Emmy nominee and two-time winner, was nominated for two awards this year for her casting of Showtime's The Big C and Nurse Jackie.
Of the 13 nominations Game of Thrones received, Dinklage was the only winner from the show. He was up against a field of nominees that included John Slattery of Mad Men, Andre Braugher of Men of a Certain Age, Walton Goggins of Justified, and Josh Charles and Alan Cummings of The Good Wife.
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