'Breaking Bad' cleans up at Emmys; Cranston thanks New Mexico

Updated: 08/25/2014 11:01 PM | Created: 08/25/2014 10:56 PM
By: Blair Miller,

Albuquerque-based TV series "Breaking Bad" went out with a bang Monday evening at the 66th Annual Emmy Awards.

Its final season won the Emmy for best drama once again, and swept all the acting categories where its stars were nominated.

Bryan Cranston won best lead actor in a drama series, Aaron Paul won for best supporting actor in a drama, Anna Gunn won best supporting actress in a drama, and Moira Walley-Beckett won outstanding writer for a drama for the episode "Ozymandias".

While accepting his award, Cranston gave a shout out to the people he worked with in New Mexico.

"The wonderful crew we have in New Mexico and this intimate cast that we created…my dear friend, Aaron Paul…you were with me all the way and I appreciate that," Cranston said.

This is Cranston's fourth Emmy for his role as Walter White. Paul became the first actor to win three 'best supporting actor' awards in a row, and it's the second Emmy for Santa Fe native Anna Gunn.

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