Nicole Kidman and Judy Davis nominated at Emmys

20 July, 2012 by Staff Reporter

Australian actors Nicole Kidman and Judy Davis have both been nominated at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Kidman was nominated for best actress in a miniseries or movie for Hemingway & Gellhorn, which follows the romance of Ernest Hemingway and journalist Martha Gellhorn, while Davis' was nominated for best supporting actress in a miniseries or movie for spy-thriller Page Eight.


Meanwhile, HBO series Mad Men was rewarded with 17 nominations, including its fifth best-series bid, and is now set to become the most-awarded series in Emmy history. American Horror Story also matched Mad Men's leading 17 nominations. British series Downton Abbey earned 16 nominations followed by Hatfields & McCoys with 16 and Hemingway & Gellhorn with 15.

Modern Family, which took the best comedy series Emmy for the past two years, garnered 14 nominations.

The Emmy Awards will be held on September 23.