The energy surrounding the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards is
palpable, and due in no small part to how creative TV of every stripe has
become. We've spent the summer tipsy on our Sally Draper-made ... morehighballs toasting
"Mad Men," feasting on
the hunter soufflé of "True Blood" and
catching up on missed episodes of "30 Rock" -- preparing to root for our
favorites on Emmy night.
But winning an Emmy (or several), or being part of a majorly honored show,
doesn't always guarantee a lifetime career for a talented actor. Some big
Emmy winners have moved into other fields; some have cool-sounding new shows
coming up; others have faded from view. Here's a look at some past Emmy
honorees, and what they're putting those considerable talents to now.