Primetime Emmy Awards 2011: Nominees' reactions

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

7 of 24: Steve Buscemi of 'Boardwalk Empire' on being nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama:

'I'm so appreciative of the support 'Boardwalk' has been given. It's the role of a lifetime,' the actor said in a statement to TVLine.

This is Buscemi's fourth Emmy nomination. The actor was previously nominated in 2008 for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role on '30 Rock' and nominated in 2004 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role on 'The Sopranos.' He also earned a nod in 2001 for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for directing an episode of 'The Sopranos.'

(Pictured: Steve Buscemi in a promotional still for 'Boardwalk Empire') (HBO)