Friday, 28 July, 2017

Carrie Fisher receives posthumous Emmy nomination

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Kayla Schwartz | 14 July, 2017, 19:01

The nomination is for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in the third season of 'Catastrophe', a British sitcom which aired in the United Kingdom earlier this year, and is available on Amazon in the US.

Fisher, who died at age 60 on December 27 after having a heart attack, was nominated for her role as Mia in Episode 6, Season 3, which aired in April.

Following the announcement, Horgan tweeted: "Very happy and sad and proud and messed up and delighted about our friend Carrie Fisher's nomination". Fisher stole the show in the British sitcom with her role as leading man's Rob Delaney's impossible mother.

Fisher played Mia, Rob's (Rob Delaney) meddlesome mother, in the biting Amazon comedy. She previously appeared in two episodes of Season 1 and two episodes of Season 2.

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This is Carrie Fisher's third Emmy nomination, after her guest appearance on 30 Rock and her one-woman show Wishful Drinking.

The episode of "Catastrophe" for which Fisher is nominated was the final project she worked on before her death.

Other nominees in the Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series category at this year's Emmys are Wanda Sykes (Black-ish), Becky Ann Baker (Girls), Angela Bassett (Master Of None), Melissa McCarthy (Saturday Night Live) and Kristen Wiig (Saturday Night Live) for the honour.

She has never won an award.

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