Wesleyan at the Emmys

by Caroline MacNeille '16

[2014 Emmy Results]As we reported earlier this summer, seven nine alumni and one parent were nominated for 2014 Emmy Awards. Julia Louis-Dreyfus P'14, Bill Wrubel '85, and Kenneth Fuchs '83 P'17 received Primetime Emmy awards last night. Lin-Manuel Miranda '02 won a Creative Arts Emmy, putting him just an O away from an EGOT (Emmy/Grammy/Oscar/Tony) at the tender age of 34. Further edited to add Andreas Burgess '01 for his News & Documentary Emmy win and Michael Yoshida '13 for his Regional Emmy!

Julia Louis-Dreyfus P'14 received an Emmy for 'Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series' for her role in Veep.

Bill Wrubel '85 is the executive producer of Modern Family, which won 'Outstanding Comedy Series.'

Kenneth Fuchs '83 P'17 is the director of Shark Tank which won 'Outstanding Structured Reality Program.'

The Tony Awards broadcast "Bigger," performed by Neil Patrick Harris and written by Lin-Manuel Miranda '02 and Tom Kitt won a Creative Arts Emmy for 'Special class program.' Lin-Manuel is an Oscar away from an EGOT!

Andreas Burgess '01 won a News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Lighting Direction & Scenic Design, as Director of Photography for A Crime to Remember.

Michael Yoshida '13 won a Regional Emmy with his team for the coverage of "The Search for Anthony."

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