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The 51-year-old Australian actor applauded and cheered on Mark when he was announced as the winner in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Category for his performance in ‘I Know This Much Is True’.
Hugh, who had been nominated for his role in ‘Bad Education’, was seen fist pumping the air with his wife Deborra-Lee Furness by his side in a live stream filmed from their home.
A string of Aussies were nominated for Emmy Awards this year, including Cate Cate Blanchett for her role in ‘Mrs America’ in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie category. Regina King ultimately won for her performance in HBO’s one-season-wonder ‘Watchmen’.
Streaming live from more than 130 cameras stationed in nominees’ homes around the world, the first-ever virtual Emmys was hosted by Jimmel Kimmel from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.