Art Acuña bags International Emmy nomination

Posted at 10/09/12 12:33 PM

Art Acuña in a scene from "The Kitchen Musical"
MANILA, Philippines -- Actor Arthur "Art" Acuña bagged a Best Actor nomination at the International Emmy Awards for his performance as Harry Shaw in the hit pan-Asian television series "The Kitchen Musical."

Acuña is one of several FIlipino actors in the series, which also stars singers Christian Bautista and Karylle.

"The Kitchen Musical" is also nominated for Best Drama.

"Congratulations to the entire cast and all behind The Kitchen Musical ! Thanks for the good news Ana Karylle Padilla Tatlonghari," he said in his Facebook page.

Acuña recently won Best Supporting Actor for the film "Posas" at this year's Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival.

Last year, he also bagged the Best Supporting Actor trophy at the Urian Awards.

The US-based actor has appeared in several Hollywood TV shows including "Law and Order," "Law and Order Criminal Intent," "One life To Live" and "As The World Turns."

Currently, Acuña is also part of ABS-CBN's hit series "Princess and I" with Kathryn Bernardo.

The International Emmys is scheduled on November 19 in New York.