Connie Britton

Connie Britton6 posts
13 May, 2014

Tavis Smiley interview

Interview

Britton discusses playing a country music superstar in the ABC drama Nashville in this interview for PBS.

Well the character is, Rayna Jaymes is the queen of country music, as we like to say, and she has had a very illustrious career which – and that’s so much fun to play too, to try to play somebody the likes of, I don’t know, I think of Bruce Springsteen or somebody like that, who’s really kind of legendary.

18 Jul, 2013

Emmy nomination

Nomination

Britton is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Rayna James on Nashville.

Every single time I’ve ever been nominated it’s always felt like a surprise. I never, ever take it for granted. I’m just always so thrilled. And every nomination is different. Nashville was a big risk for me, it was scary in a lot of ways to be taking on the singing and all of that. So I just feel stunned and grateful to the Academy. I also feel like I’m representing all of my peeps here at the show. Everybody has worked so hard.

2013 Emmy Award nominees announced

19 Jul, 2012

Emmy nomination

Nomination

Britton is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for the 64th Emmy Awards for portraying Vivien Harmon on American Horror Story.

American Horror Story was a really unique and special show, I felt so fortunate to be able to do it and to have this be the dividend from that is just really extraordinary.

The 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2012 Nominees

14 Jul, 2011

Emmy nomination

Nomination

Britton is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Tami Taylor on Friday Night Lights.

I was in fact asleep during the nominations – it truly is the ‘I’m in bed asleep’ story — ’cause, you know, I’m in L.A. and it’s freakin’ early, dude! Then my publicist called me and told me. I actually had a weird dream in the middle of the night that we didn’t get nominated and Kyle and I were talking, like, ‘Yeah, we didn’t get nominated.’ So I woke up from a series of bad dreams to have a very happy reality. Kyle called me and was like, ‘I just jumped in the pool with my wife!’ ‘Cause he’s in Austin, and he was thrilled. I told him he better not blow out of the Emmys early like he did last year.

63rd Primetime Emmy Nominations – 2011 Emmy Awards Nominees Announced

8 Jul, 2010

Emmy nomination

Nomination

Britton is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Tami Taylor on Friday Night Lights.

The first two calls I had this morning, I still was like, “Are you sure? There must be some mistake.

Primetime Emmy Nominations 2010

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