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How close is 'Svu' star Mariska Hargitay to setting Emmy record?

How close is 'Svu' star Mariska Hargitay to setting Emmy record?

For the past eight years, Emmy voters have made one thing abundantly clear: they love Mariska Hargitay. With eight consecutive nominations and counting for the "Law & Order: Svu" star, Hargitay is now tied for second place in the battle for the most career Emmy bids for Best Drama Actress. Both Michael Learned ("The Waltons" and "Nurse") and Sharon Gless ("Cagney & Lacey" and "The Trials of Rosie O'Neill") share in Hargitay's wealth of eight bids apiece. So who could possibly have more Emmy nods? Cue the "Murder, She Wrote" theme song. That's right, Angela Lansbury leads with an astounding 12 Emmy nominations in this category. Lansbury played TV's favorite author/crime-fighter Jessica Fletcher on the long-running CBS drama throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Sure, her Emmy honor is slightly diminished when factoring in that she was never able to actually win any of her bids, bu...

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