- Winslet said she saluted other women she was up against in this category, including Michaela Koel, Cynthia Erivo, Elizabeth Olsen and Anya Taylor-Joy.
- Winslet plays Detective Mare Sheehan in HBO mini-series
- Streaming of the mini-series started last April
- Winslet previously won an Emmy in 2011 for Mildred Pierce
- HBO Max series won multiple shows
- Julianne Nicholson won for Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
- Evan Peters Takes the Honor for Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
- Gene Smart was nominated against Nicholson
- Easttown’s mare was nominated for Best Limited Series but lost to The Queen’s Gambita
Kate Winslet saluted her fellow nominees as she took home the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie on Sunday.
The 45-year-old actress was stunned to learn that she won praise for Easttown’s mare, ahead of Michaela Koel (I May Destroy You), Cynthia Erivo (Genius: Aretha), Elizabeth Olsen (WandaVision) and Anya Taylor. Begins his speech by praising Joy (The Queen’s Gambit) and his work.
He said: ‘Okay, breathe. I just want to acknowledge my fellow nominees in this decade that it should be all about women patting each other’s backs. I support you, I salute you, I am proud of you all.’
Latest: Kate Winslet saluted her fellow nominees as she won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in an Anthology Series or Movie on Sunday.
Kate then thanked show creator Brad Inglesby for creating a must-see show featuring a relatable middle-aged woman.
She said: ‘It was a cultural moment and it brought people together and gave them something other than a global pandemic to talk about… you made us all feel validated, honestly.’
‘I can’t believe this is happening, it’s you, it’s all you, you made a middle-aged imperfect flawed mother and you made us all feel validated, quite honestly.’
Winslet praised the project and the HBO Max show’s producer, Brad Inglesby, as he accepted the honor.
Nominees: The 45-year-old actress was stunned to learn that she garnered praise for Easttown’s mare ahead of Michaela Koel (I May Destroy You), Cynthia Erivo (Genius: Aretha), Elizabeth Olsen (WandaVision) and Anya. Taylor-Joy (The Queen’s Gambit)
The Feted: Titanic alum was praised by colleagues including presenter Benny Feldstein
Winslet also thanked her cast and crew on the mini-series, which began streaming last April.
He said, ‘I loved being in the room with you every day.’ ‘Our crew, our community, our team of wonderful, incredible, extraordinary people.’
He thanked producers Karen Wacker and Ron Schmidt for keeping him and his colleagues ‘safe’ through the coronavirus pandemic. Winslet previously called assistant director Kayse Goodell ‘the greatest first A.D. on the planet, who made room for everyone, gave everyone a place to excel in our cast.’
Gratitude: Winslet thanks her cast and crew on this mini-series, which debuted last April
Crime Drama: Mare of Easttown follows Kate’s character Mare Sheehan, an office police investigator in a small Pennsylvania town who is investigating a brutal murder.
Winslet, who previously won an Emmy in 2011 for Mildred Pierce, also thanked her children, Mia, Joe and Beth, and [her] Husband Ned, ‘Which gives me a lifetime of handshakes.’
Kate’s victory comes a decade after she won the same award for Mildred Pierce.
Mare of Easttown follows Kate’s character Mare Sheehan, an office police investigator in a small Pennsylvania town investigating a brutal murder while trying to save her life from being sabotaged.
Character: Winslet plays Detective Mare Sheehan on HBO mini-series
Congratulations: The Show’s Evan Peters and Julian Nicholson Also Collected Emmys That Evening
Winner’s Circle: Julianne Nicholson wins Supporting Actress in a Limited Series…