Danish star Lars Mikkelsen won best performance by an actor, and Germany's Anna Schudt the actress award with the BBC picking up two prizes including best doc for 'Goodbye Aleppo. '
European talent came to the fore at the 46th annual International Emmy Awards on Monday held in New York City.
Shows from the U. K. , Germany, Spain, Belgium and Portugal all took home the big prizes at the ceremony held at the New York Hilton Midtown and hosted by comedian Hari Kondabolu. In all, the 11 awards went to actors and programs from 10 countries.
Danish star Lars Mikkelsen (House of Cards, Sherlock) won the best performance by an actor award for his role as priest Johannes in the religious drama Herrens Veje (Ride Upon the Storm).
Germany's Anna Schudt won the best performance by an actress award for playing comedian Gaby Köster in the dark comedy Ein Schnupfen hätte auch gereicht (The Sniffles would have been fine).
Spanish heist drama La Casa de Papel (Money Heist) won the coveted best drama series prize. The drama, created by Alex Pina, focuses on an elaborate multi-day raid on the Royal Mint of Spain.
The BBC picked up the best doc award for its harrowing Syria-war documentary Goodbye Aleppo, as well as the best TV movie/miniseries prize for multi-generation drama Man in an Orange Shirt, starring Vanessa Redgrave and written by Patrick Gale.
The gala event also saw two special awards presented. Fox Television Group chairman and CEO, Dana Walden presented the International Emmy Directorate Award to Sophie Turner Laing, CEO of Endemol Shine Group. And Blindspot star Sullivan Stapleton and producer Julie Plec presented the International Emmy Founders Award to prolific writer-director-producer Greg Berlanti.
The full winners list is below:
Etgar Keret: Based on a True Story
BALDR Film / NTR
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR
Lars Mikkelsen in Herrens Veje (Ride Upon the Storm)
DR Drama / ARTE France / SAM le Français
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS
Anna Schudt in Ein Schnupfen hätte auch gereicht (The Sniffles Would Have Been Just Fine)
Zeitsprung Pictures / RTL Television
Endemol Shine Israel / Reshet13 / Gesher Multicultural Film Fund / Avi Chai Foundation
La Casa de Papel (Money Heist)
Atresmedia / Vancouver Media
NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE U. S. PRIMETIME PROGRAM
El Vato - Season 2
Universo / Endemol Shine Boomdog
United States of America
Did You Get The Message?
Una Historia Necesaria (The Suspended Mourning)
Tridi Films / CNTV / Escuela de Cine de Chile
Ouro Verde (The Payback)
Plural Entertainment Portugal
Man in an Orange Shirt
Kudos / BBC / Masterpiece