Emmys 2012: Claire Danes, Damian Lewis Win for 'Homeland' (VIDEO)


It was a clean sweep for Homeland in the Emmy categories for Lead Actor and Lead Actress in a Drama Series, which were handed out Sunday night at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.

As expected, Claire Danes took home the award for her riveting performance as Carrie Mathison, a CIA agent battling bipolar disorder.

In her humble, yet quirky speech, the pregnant star -- who was arguably the biggest lock of the night -- took time to thank everyone from her fellow-cast members to her "baby daddy," Hugh Dancy.

Watch her full speech, above.

Just prior to her speech, Danes' co-star, Damian Lewis, shocked just about everyone and their mother by taking home the award for Lead Actor, beating heavy favorite and three-time winner Bryan Cranston.

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"I don't really believe in judging art, but I thought I'd show up just in case," he quipped on stage. "It turned out all right!"

That was only the start of their luck, as Homeland took home the Emmy for Best Dramatic Series.

Watch Lewis' full speech in the video, below.

 

 

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