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Murray Bartlett Wins 2022 Emmy for Supporting Actor in a Limited Series – Deadline

Murray Bartlett Wins 2022 Emmy for Supporting Actor in a Limited Series – Deadline

the white lotus Rising star Murray Bartlett claimed the first Emmy of his career tonight, for his flamboyant role as Armond, the accommodating yet scheming luxury hotel manager on the HBO limited series.

Taking to the stage at the Primetime Emmys, the Australian actor thanked series creator Mike White and gave his mother a shout out.

“I just want to thank my mom all the way home to Australia for giving me the most wonderful foundation of unconditional love,” she said. “And inspiring me to believe that we can all do that for each other. So thank you, mom.

Bartlett’s win (and his first nomination) for Best Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie pitted him against two other co-stars from the white lotus, Steve Zahn (“Mark Mossbacher”) and Jake Lacy (“Shane Patton”). The other nominees in the category were Will Poulter, Peter Sarsgaard and Michael Stuhlbarg, all from foolY pam and tommyIt’s Seth Rogers.

Murray Bartlett as Armond in ‘The White Lotus’
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The role of Armond required Bartlett to perform some scandalous scenes, including a sexually explicit encounter with a male subordinate and a sequence in which the vengeful Armond defecates on a hotel guest’s luggage. Bartlett did not reference any of those cinematic moments on stage, but told Deadline after his nomination that filming the series was more than memorable.

“I mean, this was kind of a surreal experience from start to finish because we were all taken out of Covid and taken to Hawaii for this kind of fever dream type TV camp,” he said. “And then, from those kind of humble beginnings to these [nomination]It was very sweet and surreal.”

the white lotus came into the night having won five Emmy Awards at last weekend’s Creative Arts ceremony. It was renewed for a second season, although viewers of the first season know that Bartlett’s character did not survive season 1. Bartlett appeared in the Apple TV+ series. Physical. He is now filming the next Hulu miniseries. welcome to chippendales.

In his speech, Bartlett spread the love, recognizing a host of people for his chance to win an Emmy in the white lotus.

“Thank you to everyone at HBO, especially Casey Bloys, Francesca Orsi, Nora Skinner. You guys are true champions,” she said. “Thank you to my family and friends for all your love and support over the years, especially Ahmed. You are a prince, to my P-Town family. Love you. And to my partner, Matt. Thank you for being my sanctuary.

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