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Michael Douglas, ‘Behind the Candelabra’ take top honors at Emmys

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Michael Douglas as Liberace in a scene from "Behind the Candelabra."

Michael Douglas and HBO’s Liberace biopic “Behind the Candelabra” took top honors at 65th Emmy Awards Sunday night.


Michael Douglas as Liberace in a scene from “Behind the Candelabra.”

Douglas won for Lead Actor in a Miniseries for his portrayal of Liberace. The film also won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Miniseries or Movie, and Steven Soderbergh won for Directing, Miniseries or Movie.

Last week, “Candelabra” — starring Matt Damon alongside Douglas — captured eight awards at the Creative Arts Emmys, including statuettes for art direction, casting, editing, makeup and costumes.

Complete Emmy Awards coverage is here

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