Emmy Awards 2010: Edie Falco Awarded Emmy for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

August 29, 2010 Updated: October 1, 2015

EMMY AWARDS 2010: Edie Falco arrives at the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre LA Live on August 29, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. She won an Emmy Award for the title role in 'Nurse Jackie.' (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
EMMY AWARDS 2010: Edie Falco arrives at the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre LA Live on August 29, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. She won an Emmy Award for the title role in 'Nurse Jackie.' (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Edie Falco, who plays Jackie Peyton in Nurse Jackie, was awarded an Emmy Award for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

Other nominees for the award include Lea Michele (Glee), Tina Fey (30 Rock), Toni Collette (The United States Of Tara), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (The New Adventures Of Old Christine) and Amy Poehler (Parks And Recreation).

Falco was also won several other Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in Drama Series for her role in The Sopranos in 1999, 2001, and 2003.

Eric Stonestreet of Modern Family on ABC nabbed the award for Best Supporting Actor, while Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd won the award for Writing for a Comedy Series also for Modern Family.

Jane Lynch won Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in Fox’s Glee

Jimmy Fallon is hosting the 62nd annual ceremony at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.