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Bob Newhart Wins First Emmy Ever For 'The Big Bang Theory'

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BURBANK, CA - AUGUST 15: Actor Bob Newhart appears on the set of 'The Big Bang Theory' for a dialogue with members of The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at Warner Bros. Studios on August 15, 2013 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) | Getty

Bob Newhart took home his first ever Emmy for guesting on CBS's "The Big Bang Theory."

Newhart was nominated for six Emmys -- five for acting, one for writing -- prior to the 2013 award. He was nominated for "ER," "Nehwart," "The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice" and "The Bob Newhart Show."

Newhart beat out Bobby Cannavale for "Nurse Jackie," Louis CK for "SNL," Justin Timberlake for hosting "SNL," Nathan Lane for "Modern Family" and Will Forte in "30 Rock."

Melissa Leo won the Guest Actress in a Comedy award for FX's "Louie."

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