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Sean Bean wins Emmy awards

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Update: 2013-11-27 02:25:58
Sean Bean wins Emmy awards

DHAKA: Britain`s Sean Bean took the top acting honour at the 41st International Emmy Awards, while British comedy Moone Boy picked up best comedy and a UK documentary about late singer Freddie Mercury shared the arts programming award.

The UK garnered three International Emmys at the ceremony last night at the Hilton New York hosted by British comedian John Oliver.

Brazil and France won two awards apiece, while Australia, South Korea and Germany each got one award, reports BBC.

Actor Sean Bean, best known for his roles in The Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones, won the best actor award for his role in an episode of the crime anthology series Accused.

Sky`s TV series Moone Boy, about an 11-year-old Irish boy with an adult imaginary friend, co-written by and co-starring Chris O`Dowd, won in the comedy category.

Producer-director JJ Abrams received a special honour for his work on television series and films such as Lost, Star Trek and the forthcoming "Star Wars" chapter.

The awards, presented by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, recognize excellence in television programming outside the US.

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