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In pictures: Emmy Awards 2006

Hugh Laurie and Helen Mirren

Dame Helen Mirren, pictured with fellow Briton Hugh Laurie, won a best actress award for playing Queen Elizabeth I.

Kelly Macdonald

Scottish star Kelly Macdonald is all smiles while collecting her supporting actress prize for The Girl in the Cafe.

Jeremy Irons

Jeremy Irons rounded off a good night for Britain by winning the male equivalent for the Elizabeth I mini-series.

Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais was on hand to see the US version of his BBC sitcom The Office named best comedy series.

Blythe Danner

Blythe Danner registers surprise at winning her second consecutive Emmy for Huff.

Barry Manilow

Barry Manilow did not leave empty-handed either. The veteran performer also sang at the event.

Farrah Fawcett, Kate Jackson and Jaclyn Smith

Charlie's Angels Farrah Fawcett, Kate Jackson and Jaclyn Smith reunited to pay tribute to late producer Aaron Spelling.

Simon Cowell

American Idol judge Simon Cowell did not bother with the traditional bow tie.

William Shatner

William Shatner waves as he arrives at the ceremony, held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

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