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Edie Falco Scores Emmy Nomination for Nurse Jackie TV Series

Date Released: 7/13/2010

Purchase alum Edie Falco and her TV series Nurse Jackie received Emmy Nominations for Best Actress in a Comedy Series and Best Comedy Series. Jimmy Fallon hosts, August 29 on NBC.

Edie Falco stars as Jackie Peyton, a flawed emergency room nurse who juggles patients in a crumbling healthcare system, doctors, fellow nurses and her own indiscretions. Right or wrong, she is compelled to make sense of chaos and level the playing field whenever she can.  The half-hour Showtime series began in 2008. Ms. Falco is a Purchase graduate of the Conservatory of Theatre Arts & Film.