Al Pacino wins Emmy for best actor

Updated: Aug 30, 2010, 09:19 AM IST

Los Angeles: Al Pacino bagged the outstanding lead actor in a miniseries or movie award at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards.

Directed by Barry Levinson, the miniseries is about the life and work of physician-assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian, which is played by Pacino.

Mick Jackson won the outstanding directing for a miniseries, movie or a dramatic special award for making the biopic "Temple Grandin", about a woman with autism who revolutionised practices for the humane handling of livestock on cattle ranches and slaughter houses.