Emilia Clarke, Anna Chlumsky share their reactions to their Emmy nominations
Emilia Clarke of 'Game of Thrones' and Anna Chlumsky from 'Veep' discuss their feelings about receiving Emmy nods. Check out reactions from other actors below.
With the nominations for the 2013 Emmy Awards announced Thursday, the nominees are offering their thanks and expressing their joy for the honor. Read below for reactions from this year's nominees.Skip to next paragraph
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Don Cheadle (Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, "House of Lies"): "Given all the hilarious film work I've done, from Traffic to Crash to Flight, it's nice to finally be recognized as the comic genius I am. Thank you, Academy members."
Edie Falco (Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, "Nurse Jackie"): "It's a huge honor – genuinely exciting to be among these women in my category. These are actresses I've watched and loved for years."
Kerry Washington (Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, "Scandal"): "I am endlessly grateful to Shonda Rhimes and the entire cast and crew of SCANDAL. It is humbling to be nominated in the company of such extraordinarily talented and accomplished women and I am thankful to the Academy for this honor and privilege."
Alex Gansa (various, "Homeland"): "It's an honor to be included among shows we watch and admire – the field is more crowded than ever. We are ridiculously lucky to be writing for our incredible cast and crew. It's great to see our actors and crew be recognized for their singular contributions. Thanks to Showtime and Fox 21 for making it all possible."
Gareth Naeme (various nominations, "Downton Abbey"): "I'm thrilled that the Academy has again recognized our show in so many categories, with nominations for many of our cast and crew. The other nominees demonstrate this really is a golden age of television and we are honored to be alongside them."
Amy Poehler (Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, "Parks and Recreation"): "I appreciate the nominations. I love my job. But nice try, guys. I'm not falling for this old trick again."
Jimmy Kimmel (Outstanding Variety Series, "Jimmy Kimmel Live"): "It just goes to show you – good things happen to bad people."
Jim Parsons (Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, "The Big Bang Theory"): "There are a lot of really good shows out there and a lot of really good actors – to be a part of a show recognized in this way is truly a tremendous honor. I'm so proud and grateful to be a part of 'Big Bang,' and the chance to celebrate in this way with the whole team is a really special experience, especially six years into our run - you really never know with these awards-things, so it's very important to enjoy it while it's happening."