Connie Britton Is Nominated for a Golden Globe for Her Performance in Dirty John (UPDATED)

Connie Britton Is Nominated for a Golden Globe for Her Performance in Dirty John (UPDATED)

The actress received a 2019 Golden Globes nomination for her role in Bravo's scripted series.

By Laura Rosenfeld

UPDATE (December 10, 2018, 1:11 p.m.): Dirty John has been nominated for two Critics' Choice Awards, it was announced on Monday, December 10. Connie Britton received a nomination for Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television, and Julia Garner received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television. The winners will be announced on January 13, 2019.

UPDATE (December 7, 2018, 2:39 p.m.): Dirty John is hitting all sorts of major milestones. Not only did it earn Bravo its first-ever Golden Globe nomination (more on that below), but the second episode of the series, which premiered on December 2, is the network's highest-rated scripted telecast ever, growing double digits from the series premiere in all key demos.

UPDATE (December 6, 2018, 2:05 p.m.): Connie Britton expressed her gratitude for her Golden Globe nomination in a statement to The Daily Dish: "Wow this was a true surprise this morning. I am really grateful to the HFPA who have been so supportive and always ask questions that go deeper. And for everyone at Dirty John who worked so hard to bring this complicated story to life, and my partner in crime Eric Bana, as well as the rest of our incredible cast. Thank you, thank you and let’s keep talking about it!"

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Congratulations are in order for Connie Britton! The star and executive producer of Dirty John received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for her portrayal of Debra Newell in Bravo's new scripted anthology series.

In Dirty John, which airs Sundays at 10/9c on Bravo, Britton plays Debra, a single mom and interior designer living in Orange County, California, who falls madly in love with John Meehan (Eric Bana) after meeting him online. Despite protests from her daughters Terra (Julia Garner) and Veronica (Juno Temple), Debra falls more and more in love with John. But in this twisted tale of manipulation and deceit, the whole family soon discovers that John is not at all who he seems.

Andy Cohen sent Britton some love for her nomination on Twitter Thursday. "Congratulations @conniebritton - golden globe nominee for #DirtyJohn!!" he tweeted. "What CAN’T she do!?!?"

This is the second Golden Globe nomination for Britton. She was previously nominated in 2013 for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama for her role as Rayna Jaymes in Nashville. Britton has also received four Emmy nominations total for her roles in Friday Night Lights (2010 and 2011), American Horror Story (2012), and Nashville (2013).

Terry Crews, Danai Gurira, Leslie Mann, and Christian Slater announced the 76th Annual Golden Globe nominations live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday, December 6. You can check out the full list of nominations here.

The 2019 Golden Globes nominations come hot on the heels of the announcement that Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg will be hosting this year's ceremony when it airs live on Sunday, January 6 at 8/7c on NBC.

Dirty John continues Sundays at 10/9c. Watch a preview of the upcoming episode, below.

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