When Wever came backstage, she'd collected herself enough to say that she'd wanted to thank "Nurse Jackie" series star Edie Falco, a host of writers and producers and Showtime execs.
The Emmy win will shine a spotlight on the thesp's quirky career, which has been gaining prominence since she landed "Nurse Jackie" in 2009. She's had an arc on "New Girl" last season and a guest shot last year on "The Good Wife."
Thesp's background is in theater the New York indie film scene (she was in Lena Dunham's breakthrough "Tiny Furniture") and theater. She's known to have made a strong connection with Falco during their time on "Nurse Jackie."
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