Samford University's Tony Hale Wins Emmy Award
Samford University graduate Tony Hale won the 2013 Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series, for his work on the HBO series "Veep".
Hale, a 1992 graduate, plays Gary Walsh on the HBO show, which stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as the Vice President of the United States. Season 3 of "Veep" is set to air in 2014.
ABOUT SAMFORD UNIVERSITY -- Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.