Primetime Emmy Awards 2011: Nominees' reactions

Slideshow posted in Entertainment News | Thursday, July 14, 2011

1 of 24: Kate Winslet of 'Mildred Pierce' on being nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie:

'I am completely beside myself with joy that Mildred Pierce has received such tremendous acknowledgment!!!! I am incredibly proud to be a part of this great production. And especially thrilled for Todd Haynes today. All these nominations are thanks to his remarkable direction and generosity,' the actress said in a statement obtained by OnTheRedCarpet.com.

This is Winslet's second Emmy nomination. The actress was nominated for an Emmy back in 2005 for 'Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series' for a role on the comedy 'Extras.' She won an Oscar for the first time in 2009 for the film 'The Reader.'

(Pictured: Kate Winslet in a scene from 'Mildred Pierce') ( Photo / HBO)