"Temple Grandin," the HBO movie chronicling the animal welfare expert's life, won five Primetime Emmy Awards Sunday night, including Outstanding Made for Television Movie.
Claire Danes took home the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie award for her portrayal of Grandin. Julia Ormond, who played Grandin's mother in the film, won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie. David Strathairn was named Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for his role as Dr. Carlock. Director Mick Jackson won the award for Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special.
The film has now won a total of seven Primetime Emmy Awards, including two Creative Arts Primetime Emmy Awards announced Aug. 21 for best original score and single-camera editing for a miniseries or movie. The film had been nominated for 15 Primetime Emmy Awards.