Montenegro Receives International Emmy Award Nomination

Sweet Mother! Fernanda Montenegro is back in the running for an International Emmy.

The 85-year-old Brazilian stage, television and film actress has received a nomination for an International Emmy Award from the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Fernanda Montenegro

Montenegro, who was the first and only Brazilian actress to receive an Academy Award nomination for her acclaimed performance in Central Station, earned a nod in the Best Performance by an Actress category for her performance in Globo TV’s Doce de Mãe, which translates to “Sweet Mother.”

Montenegro previously won the best actress prize at the 2013 International Emmy Awards for her performance in Doce de Mãe.

Meanwhile, Montenegro’s compatriot Emilio de Mello has earned a nod in the Best Performance by an Actor category.

The Brazilian actor earned the nod for his performance in HBO Latin America’s series Psi.

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In all 40 nominees were announced in 10 categories spanning 10 countries: Angola, Austria, Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, United Kingdom and the United States.

The Awards will be presented at the annual International Emmys Gala on November 23 at the Hilton New York Hotel.

“Every year, the international television community competes to be recognized for excellence on the International Emmy’s global stage,” said Bruce L. Paisner, President & CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. “We congratulate the 2015 Nominees for their outstanding programs and performances.”