09/20/2014 10:02 am ET Updated Sep 20, 2014

Kate Burton On TV's Embrace Of Women Over 50

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"In my [Emmy] category this last year for 'Scandal,' every nominee, with the exception of Kate Mara, for 'House of Cards,' was over the age of 55. How amazing is that?"

Fresh off her Emmy nomination for playing right-wing zealot Vice President Sally Langston on Scandal, Kate Burton takes to the airwaves this weekend in a radio theater performance of poet Dylan Thomas’ Under Milk Wood for L.A. Theater Works.

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