Favorite Oscar winners that are now chasing an Emmy
Its Emmy night folks! One of the most glamorous nights in Hollywood is upon us tonight, and the honor to host this event was put in the hands of the one and only Stephen Colbert.
The 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards are given by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and are set to be presented at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Veep Is the leading with 10 nominations on the comedy part of the event, while The Handmaid’s Tale / Westworld are leading the drama department with a tie of 7 nominations each.
But among the nominees there are real Academy Award winners and screen legends that recently extended their movie careers to the small screens. Which are my favorite Oscar winners that are going to be fighting for Emmys tonight?
Robert De Niro
Won Oscar for: Best supporting actor in The Godfather Part II and a best actor s for his role in Raging Bull.
Emmy nomination for: Best actor in a limited series or movie (Wizard of Lies) and for producer of the same movie.
Won Oscar for: Best supporting actress in Fences.
Emmy nomination for: best drama actress for her leading role (How to Get Away with Murder).
Won Oscar for: Best actress in a leading role for coming home and for Klute.
Emmy nomination for: Best actress in a comedy series (Grace and Frankie).
Won Oscar for: Best actor in a leading role for The silence of the lambs.
Emmy nomination for: Best actor in a drama series (Westworld).
Won Oscar for: Best leading actress in The Hours
Emmy nomination for: best actress in a drama series (Big Little Lies) and for producing the series as well.
Won Oscar for best supporting actress in Tootsie and for best leading actress in Blue Sky.
Emmy nomination for: best actress in a limited series or movie (Feud).
Won Oscar for: Best actress in a leading role for Dead man walking.
Emmy nomination for: Best actress in a limited series (Feud).
Won Oscar for: Best supporting actor in The Usual Suspects and for best leading actor in American Beauty.
Emmy nomination for: Best actor in a drama series for House of cards.