LOS ANGELES (TUSEN) – Julianne Nicholson, from Medford, won her first Emmy Award on Sunday night. She won the award for Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series for her work on the HBO hit show “Mare Of Easttown”.
Nicholson is also known for her roles in “August: Osage County” and “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”. She triumphed over other nominees in the category Renée Elise Goldsberry, Kathryn Hahn, Moses Ingram, Jean Smart and Phillipa Soo.
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In her acceptance speech, she thanked “Mare” star and Emmy winner Kate Winslet for calling her up and convincing her to participate.
“Dude, you’re good at acting,” Nicholson said. “But it turns out you’re good at taking care of an entire production.”
Nicholson said she also owed her award to “every woman in Philadelphia, Kabul, Texas or anywhere who struggles at times, sometimes struggles to be happy, understanding that life can be tough sometimes, but never never stop, never give up hope and never give up.
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Nicholson is a graduate of Arlington Catholic High School, which celebrated her victory on social media with “Cougar Pride.”
“Congratulations to Julianne Nicholson ’89 on her first Emmy win! Said the school. “Your AC family is so proud of your incredible accomplishments! “
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