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Michael Gambon on Irish Film and Television Awards Shortlist

Film Awards
Posted by: Rosi
January 11, 2010, 02:40 PM

The Irish Film and Television Academy have today released a shortlist of some the nominees for the 2010 Irish Film and Television Awards. Actor Michael Gambon has been nominated for his portrayal of Albus Dumbledore in "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince". Mr. Gambon faces competition in the Supporting Actor category from Simon Delaney ("Happy Ever Afters"), Aidan Quinn ("The Eclipse") and Michael Fassbender ("Fish Tank"). Almost 250 titles were submitted for consideration by a Jury panel of experts and Academy members to achieve a spot on the shortlist of nominees for the 37 award categories across film and television. The 7th Irish Film and Television Awards will take place at the Burlington Hotel in Dublin, Ireland on the 20th of February.

The shortlist of nominees can be found here.

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41 Comments

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aww he totally deserves this <3
I really do love Michael Gambon as Dumbledore :D

Posted by TheGirlWhoLived♄ on January 12, 2010, 05:24 PM report to moderator
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Congratulations to him for being nominated!

Posted by Kirk on January 12, 2010, 06:19 PM report to moderator
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Yay! He really deserved it, he played an amazing Albus. Compared to his protrayal of Dumbeldore in the Fifth. Do you remember the part in the hearing when he put his hands on his hip?? That was so un-Dumbeldore. But anyways, Michael Gambon was awesome in HBP!

Posted by LoveTomRiddle [ROAR] on January 12, 2010, 08:48 PM report to moderator
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Good luck to you!

Posted by ErinM {Roar} on January 12, 2010, 10:08 PM report to moderator
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I wish him good luck. :)

Posted by Snakems on January 13, 2010, 12:09 AM report to moderator
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Congrats!!!

Posted by Jane_Potter on January 13, 2010, 04:29 AM report to moderator
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Well deserved!! I love Harris, but he lacked energy, not sure why so many people preferred him over Gambon. It said in more than one of the books how Dumbledore was always glowing and full of energy, extending his arms in welcome to his students as if nothing pleased him more…

Gambon always hit that description right on the head, and sadly I never thought Harris (R.I.P.) was capable of that. Maybe in an old man sort of way, but lacking all the warm energy that my mind’s eye Dumbledore always had in abundance.

Posted by Horcrux~Noctus~ on January 13, 2010, 06:06 AM report to moderator
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CONGRATS!!!did extraordinary in HP6….!!espcslly d one with the Inferis…!!!GOOD LUCK:)

Posted by HermioneDreams on January 13, 2010, 07:07 AM report to moderator
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Well done Michael!!!

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on January 13, 2010, 12:10 PM report to moderator
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Good for him! I just simply can’t imagine Richard Harris doing the battle scene with Voldemort in Order of the Phionex or him in the cave in Half-Blood Prince. I’m a little bit doubtful that his preformance is Award-Winning…

Posted by The Pure-Blood Prince on January 13, 2010, 05:09 PM report to moderator
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I’m always happy to see HP actors getting recognized for their work. I think Michael Gambon’s portrayal of Dumbledore was at it’s best in Half-Blood Prince.

Posted by Kami Malfoy on January 17, 2010, 10:53 PM report to moderator
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