Brendan GleesonNomination

Emmy nomination

16 Jul, 2009

Gleeson is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Sir Winston Churchill on Into the Storm.

Being Irish, I had to take a couple of deep breaths. This was a serious piece of work and a massive challenge, and quite terrifying up to a point. In some ways, there’s a sense of you in Churchill, and you have to deal with his words and not in mimicry. You go to the source material as much as you can.

Primetime Emmy Nominations

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