Falco Feted As Best Actress In Comedy For Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie'


Edie Falco earned the Emmy for Best Actress in a Comedy as the titular character in Showtime's Nurse Jackie, cable first major award at the 62nd annual Emmy Awards.
Falco topped last year's winner Toni Collette from Showtime's United States Of Tara, Lea Michele from Fox's Glee, Julia Louis-Dreyfus from CBS's The New Adventures Of Old Christine and Amy Poehler for  NBC's Parks And Recreation, and Tina Fey for 30 Rock.

Falco -- who said during her on-stage acceptance speech that "I'm not funny" -- had previously won three Emmys in the Best Actress in a Drama category for her portrayal of Carmela Soprano in HBO's mob series, The Sopranos.