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Archie Panjabi Thanks Angelina Jolie After Winning Emmy

by Kelly Woo, posted Aug 30th 2010 1:42AM
Archie Panjabi'The Good Wife' star Archie Panjabi cemented her status as the year's breakout television star with her surprise Emmy win in the Best Supporting Drama Actress category.

She beat out heavy hitters like her 'Good Wife' co-star Christine Baranski, 'Mad Men' nominees Elisabeth Moss and Christina Hendricks and TV veteran Sharon Gless.

"When I started in the business in England, just getting a job was a dream," she said while accepting the trophy. "And to receive an Emmy now is just beyond my wildest dreams ... Working on 'The Good Wife' for me is like a dream come true."

She went on to thank "Angelina," whom USA Today confirmed to be her 'Mighty Heart' co-star Angelina Jolie.

Panjabi won for playing the tough, mysterious investigator Kalinda on 'The Good Wife'; it's her first major American TV role. She's best known for her roles in 'East Is East' and 'Bend It Like Beckham.'

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Archie is SO deserving of this award and I'm sure it's only the first of many awards that she'll receive over the course of her career. Hooray for Archie!

August 30 2010 at 5:41 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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