Branagh, Friel Among Winners of International Emmy Awards
Kenneth Branagh won the International Emmy for Best Actor for 'Wallander,' while Anna Friel won the Best Actress trophy for her series 'Marcella' at the 2017 International Emmy Awards gala Monday night in New York. US News, 20 November 2017 See the photo
By Frazier Moore
Kenneth Branagh has won the International Emmy for Best Actor, while Anna Friel has won the Best Actress trophy at the 2017 International Emmy Awards gala in New York.
Branagh and Friel were among 11 winning performers and programs Monday night spanning eight countries: Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Norway, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Branagh won for his role as Detective Kurt Wallander in the BBC drama series "Wallander." Friel was awarded for her performance as Sergeant Marcella Backland in the British series "Marcella.
The awards are presented annually by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, which represents more than 60 countries and 500 companies from all sectors of the television industry.