Primetime Emmy Awards 2011: Nominees' reactions

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

23 of 24: Martha Plimpton of 'Raising Hope' on being nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series:

'I truly could not be more thankful to the Emmy voters for including me in this brilliant company of extraordinary women. Every single one of them is an actual hero of mine and I'm really blown away. And I could not be more grateful to Greg Garcia for creating this fantastic character and this wonderful show," Plimpton said in a statement carried by Us Weekly.

This is Plimpton's second Emmy nomination. The actress was nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series in 2002 for her role on 'Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.'

(Pictured: Martha Plimpton in a promotional still for 'Raising Hope') ( Photo / Fox)