Brendan Gleeson wins Emmy for Churchill role in 'Into the Storm'

Posted by Kelly Fincham at 9/20/2009 11:19 PM EDT

Irish favorite Brendan Gleeson won the award for best actor in a mini-series or movie for his portrayal of Winston Churchillin “Into the Storm.”

Now, is it me, or is there something deliciously subversive about an Irish actor winning an Americn award for playing a British Prime Minister?!!