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`Boardwalk Empire's' Cannavale Wins Supporting Actor Emmy

Boardwalk Empire's Bobby Cannavale took home Emmy honors in the best supporting actor in a drama category.

Anna Gunn also earned an Emmy for supporting Actress in a drama for her role as the wife of drug dealer Walter White in AMC’s Breaking Bad.

Cannavale won his second career Emmy and his first for his portrayal of Gyp Rosetti on the HBO series. Cannavale competed against Jonathan Banks (Breaking Bad); Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad); Jim Carter (Downtown Abbey); Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones) and Mandy Patinkin (Homeland).

Gunn won the first Emmy of the CBS telecast for her role in Breaking Bad. Gunn bested Maggie Smith (Downton Abbey); Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones); Christine Baranski (The Good Wife); Morena Baccarin, (Homeland) and Christina Hendricks (Mad Men).