Published: Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Zanjoe Marudo Loses International Emmy Best Actor to Kenneth Branagh

The winner of the 2017 International Emmy (iEmmy) for Best Actor has been announced, and unfortunately, it is not Zanjoe Marudo. British actor Kenneth Branagh has defeated Zanjoe for the award.

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Zanjoe Marudo at the iEmmys red carpet in New York. (Instagram/Zanjoe Marudo)

At the 2017 International Emmy Awards in New York a couple of hours ago, Kenneth Branagh defeated the Philippines’ Zanjoe Marudo for the Best Actor plum. Branagh won for his role in the BBC detective drama ‘Wallender’. Aside from Branagh and Marudo, other nominated in the category were Brazil’s Julio Andrade and France’s Kad Merad.

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Zanjoe Marudo was nominated for his performance in ‘Maalaala Mo Kaya’ (MMK).

Earlier, Zanjoe showed off his iEmmys nominee’s medal. He also posted photos of himself at the iEmmys red carpet.