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“She deserves every award”: The Office Star Rainn Wilson Demands The Last of Us Star Anna Torv to Win Awards After Getting Snubbed Himself at the Emmys

“She deserves every award”: The Office Star Rainn Wilson Demands The Last of Us Star Anna Torv to Win Awards After Getting Snubbed Himself at the Emmys

Rainn Wilson, best known for his portrayal of the unforgettable Dwight Schrute on the hit NBC show The Office, recently took to social media to express his admiration for Anna Torv’s performance in HBO’s highly-acclaimed series The Last of Us.

Torv, best known for her role as Olivia Dunham on the Fox series Fringe, stars as Tess in The Last of Us, a tough smuggler thrust into a post-apocalyptic world ravaged by a deadly fungus. Torv’s portrayal of Tess is powerful and nuanced, capturing the character’s vulnerability and strength in equal measure.

SPOILER ALERT: This article contains spoilers about an important event in the recent episode of The Last of Us.

Rainn Wilson Wants Anna Torv To Win All Awards

Dwight Schrute praises Anna Torv
Anna Torv in The Last of Us

Based on the popular video game of the same name, the series has been critically acclaimed for its storytelling, acting, and visual effects. Torv’s performance, in particular, has been praised for its emotional depth and authenticity.

Wilson suggests that the actress’s performance is worth every award in the Twitter post:

“#AnnaTorv deserves every award for her performance in HBOs terrific “The Last of Us.”

It’s not surprising why anyone would want Torv to win all the world’s awards. If you’re unsure why that’s the case, let’s revisit what the audience saw this Sunday. Tess travels with Joel and the eponymous Ellie and is a tough nut. In episode 2, however, she gets bitten and must sacrifice herself to save the other two. She plans to entice armies of infected in, buy time for the duo, and then bomb them all to smithereens.

Tess’s death, however, takes a darker turn: before she can set the place on fire, an infected approaches her and kisses her, allowing tendrils of cordyceps fungus to enter her. She manages to get her lighter lit, and Joel and Ellie turn around to see the building explode.

It’s not surprising that Rainn Wilson, known for his great acting skills, recognized the talent and hard work of Anna Torv in the series. Her portrayal of Tess was truly remarkable and deserved every award possible. Clearly, the series and its actors have left a lasting impact on audiences, and the actress’ performance is a major reason.

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Dwight Schrute Not Winning An Emmy Was A Big Snub

The office wins Emmy Awards
The Office cast members with Emmy Awards

The Office, the iconic American mockumentary sitcom, won several Emmy awards during its nine-season run, including Outstanding Comedy Series in 2006. However, despite the show’s success and the critical acclaim for Rainn Wilson’s portrayal of Dwight Schrute, he did not receive an individual Emmy award for his performance.

Many fans and critics were disappointed by the lack of Emmy recognition for Wilson and his character, as they felt that his portrayal of Dwight Schrute was one of the most memorable and iconic comedic performances in television history. Some argued that the show’s single-camera format and mockumentary style may have worked against it, as the Emmys tend to favor more traditional multi-camera sitcoms.

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Wilson’s performance as Dwight Schrute remains a beloved and iconic part of television history. The character’s dry wit, eccentric behavior, and unique relationship with Jim Halpert (John Krasinski) are still remembered and imitated by fans.

Dwight Schrute Emmy Snub
Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute

Many believe that the snub of Dwight Schrute was a missed opportunity for the Emmys to recognize one of the most memorable and beloved characters in recent television history. It also shows how the awards may not always recognize the most deserving performances and how they could be subjective.

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It’s clear that Rainn Wilson’s admiration for Anna Torv’s work is well-deserved, and his recognition of her talent is a testament to the high caliber of acting on the show. In any case, Fans of both shows are thrilled to see Wilson praising Torv’s performance, and it’s always great to see actors supporting each other in the industry. With Torv’s talent and Rainn Wilson’s seal of approval, it’s clear that she is a force to be reckoned with in television and film.

Source: Rainn Wilson | Twitter

Written by Mabel Andrady