Glenda Jackson was among the winners of the International Emmy Awards 2020
The 84-year-old actress was awarded the gong for Best Performance By An Actress at the annual awards ceremony on Monday (23.11.20), which was held virtually in New York City by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
26 November 2020
Glenda was given the honour for her performance in the BBC dementia drama ‘Elizabeth Is Missing’, which added to the BAFTA and Broadcasting Press Guild gongs already scooped up by the show.
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The BBC were also successful in the Best Performance By An Actor category, which saw Billy Barratt win for his work on drama production ‘Responsible Child’, which tells the true story of a 12-year-old boy named Ray who is put on trial for murder.
‘Responsible Child’ was also the winner of the Best TV Movie/Miniseries trophy, whilst ‘For Sama’ took home the Best Documentary award, and 20th Annual Latin Grammy Awards were named the Best Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program.
Best Non-Scripted Entertainment show went to ‘Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds’, and #martyisdead was handed the Best Short-Form Series gong.
Elsewhere, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo won the International Emmy Founders Award for his coronavirus briefings, and he was congratulated by the likes of Spike Lee, Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, and Billy Crystal.
Billy said: “You are the epitome of New York tough.”
The full International Emmy Awards 2020 winners list is as follows:
‘Vertige de la Chute (Ressaca)’
Best Performance By An Actor
Billy Barratt in ‘Responsible Child’
Best Performance By An Actress
Glenda Jackson in ‘Elizabeth is Missing’
‘Ninguém tá Olhando (Nobody’s Looking)’
Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Program
‘20th Annual Latin Grammy Awards’
‘Old People’s Home for 4 Year Olds’
‘Órfãos da Terra (Orphans of a Nation)’
TV Movie / Mini-Series