Martin Freeman was in bed during Emmys

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Martin Freeman has revealed he was in bed in London while the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony took place in Los Angeles earlier this week, where he was awarded Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie.

Martin Freeman went back to sleep after hearing he'd won an Emmy award for 'Sherlock'.

'The Hobbit' actor - who stars as Dr. Watson alongside Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes in the BBC One crime drama - has confessed he was in bed in London when he found out he'd won the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles earlier this week.

Speaking to BBC Radio Wales, Martin explained: "I got a text from my American agent and she said, 'You've just won', and I thought, 'Ah, very, very nice'. And then I went to sleep.

"I woke up to find that Ben had won and that ['Sherlock' creator] Steven Moffat had won ... and that Fargo had also done really well, you know, both shows that I was in that had been nominated did really well so I was very pleased about that."

'Sherlock' walked away with three prestigious Emmy awards earlier this week, with Benedict taking home the Best Actor in a Miniseries or Movie award while Steven was handed the coveted Best Writing for a Miniseries or Movie prize.

Martin added: "I'm delighted. Really, really pleased. Whenever you're nominated for an award you know you've got a chance but I certainly wasn't banking on it, put it that way."

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