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Ellen Burstyn Was Robbed

Mobbed General Press Room just became painfully quiet when Kelly Macdonald was announced winner of the trophy for best supporting actress in a miniseries or TV movie, as a couple hundred reporters tried to figure out new leads for their Primetime Emmy Coverage. They'd counted on nominee Ellen Burstyn to win for her 14-second performance on the HBO flick "Mrs. Harris" and had been praying her acceptance speech would last longer than had her performance. Now they had to scramble to find something else to hyperventilate about.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  August 27, 2006; 8:38 PM ET
Categories:  58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards  
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