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Laura Linney won the Emmy for Lead Actress in a miniseries or movie for her role on The Big C. As Linney wasn't there to accept the award, Matt Damon and Michael Douglas accepted it on her behalf. Other nominees in the category were: 

Jessica Lange, “American Horror Story: Asylum”
Helen Mirren, “Phil Spector”
Sigourney Weaver, “Political Animals”
Elisabeth Moss, “Top of the Lake”