Older actresses get their dues at the Emmys


Among the nominees at this year's Emmys are (from left) Catherine O'Hara, 66; Meryl Streep, 71; and Phylicia Rashad, 72. Photos: Handout

Hollywood is notorious for ignoring older women, but Hollywood the Netflix series got 77-year-old Holland Taylor nominated for an Emmy, in a category full of women 60 and up.

The nominees for best supporting actress in a limited series also include 69-year-old Margo Martindale and 60-year-old Tracey Ullman for Mrs. America and 68-year-old Jean Smart for Watchmen.

In the other acting categories the nominees include 71-year-old Meryl Streep for Big Little Lies, 66-year-old Catherine O’Hara for Schitt’s Creek and 72-year-old Phylicia Rashad for This Is Us. – AP

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