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Fans fume as Canada’s Tatiana Maslany snubbed by Emmys

Global News

TORONTO — Tatiana Maslany has twice won the Critics Choice Award for Best Actress and won Best Performance by an Actress in a Dramatic Role at the Canadian Screen Awards.

The 28-year-old Regina native’s work on the made-in-Toronto series Orphan Black also earned her nominations at the Golden Globe Awards, ACTRA Awards and Dorian Awards.

But, for the second year in a row, the Primetime Emmy Awards have shut Maslany out — and fans are letting their feelings be known.

“If playing 9 characters and 2 genders doesn’t swing it, I don’t know what does,” tweeted Jenny Brennan.

Another Twitter user called the snub “a crime punishable by law.”

Emmy voters will choose between Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey), Claire Danes (Homeland), Robin Wright (House of Cards), Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex), Kerry Washington (Scandal) and Julianna…

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