Al Pacino is this year's recipient of the 2010 Primetime Emmy for Best Actor in a Mini-Series or a Movie for HBO's You Don't Know Jack. Theater vet Pacino has appeared on Broadway in Salome, American Buffalo, Hughie, and King Richard III, among others. He will next appear on Broadway in The Merchant of Venice, which opens at the Broadhurst Theatre this fall.
The 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards is airing live coast to coast tonight, on August 29 (8-11 p.m. EST) on NBC, originating from the Nokia Theatre L.A. in Los Angeles. The awards are being produced by Don Mischer and hosted by Jimmy Fallon.
Other theatre stars receiving nods included Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Hope Davis, Dame Judi Dench, Chris Colfer, Patrick Stewart, Michael Emerson, Dame Maggie Smith, Glenn Close, Al Pacino, Michael Sheen, Sir Ian McKellen, Michael C. Hall, Alec Baldwin, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Tony Shalhoub, Edie Falco, Martin Short, John Lithgow, Robert Morse, Eli Wallach, Alan Cumming, Christine Baranski, Lily Tomlin and more.
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