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Jeremy Swift got ‘tearful’ about his ‘Ted Lasso’ Emmy nomination

Jeremy Swift had a surreal experience learning about his Emmy nomination for playing good-natured p. r. director Leslie Higgins on the Apple TV+ comedy “Ted Lasso.”. “I’d looked on some prediction sites and saw a story that four of us might be nominated [for Best Supporting Actor], which would be the first time since ‘Modern Family,'” Swift, 61, told The Post, alluding to his co-stars Brett Goldstein (who plays the snarky Roy Kent), Brendan Hunt (Lasso’s assistant, Coach Beard) and Nick Mohammed (waterboy-on-the-rise Nathan).
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'Ted Lasso' Star Jeremy Swift on Higgins' Growth and the Show's Very Merry Christmas (Exclusive)

Spoiler alert! Do not proceed if you haven't watched Ted Lasso season 2, episode 4, "Carol of the Bells." Perhaps only Ted Lasso could bring the chilly joy of Christmas into the overheated doldrums of mid-August and make it feel perfectly-timed -- and the beloved comedy did just that with this week's episode, titled "Carol of the Bells." (The episode even featured a special title sequence, with claymation renditions of the cast!)
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Soundtrack Of My Life: ‘Ted Lasso’ actor Jeremy Swift

“I was on holiday with my family in Blackpool like a northern cliché, and the song seemed to be everywhere – even my grandparents started singing along. I don’t know whether it’s sort of resonated a bit more because we were on the northwest coast, but there was a kind of pride I felt. I just remember being quite happy.”

‘Ted Lasso’s Jeremy Swift Teases Season 2: Higgins Is Now The Man ‘He’s Always Wanted To Be’

Get ready for even more Higgins in ‘Ted Lasso’ season 2. HL got EXCLUSIVE scoop from Jeremy Swift about Higgins’ new role at Richmond, his ‘big decisions,’ and more. The Richmond crew is back and better than ever when Ted Lasso returns for season 2 on July 23. HollywoodLife spoke EXCLUSIVELY with Jeremy Swift, a.k.a. Higgins, about what to expect from the lovable and hilarious character in the episodes ahead. “He’s settled down a little bit more in season 2 because he’s now been given this mantle of authority a little bit and a more managerial role. I think he’s kind of the Higgins he’s always wanted to be but was never allowed to be,” Jeremy told HollywoodLife.

Interview: Jeremy Swift on the popularity of ‘Ted Lasso’, how fan response has impacted him and a preview of season 2 [VIDEO]

How does someone go from playing a footman in Gosford Park to being part of the best ensemble in television? Well, for Jeremy Swift it has been a long and winding road with roles ranging from Barry on The Smoking Room on BBC3, to being cast in the British independent film Downhill, and playing the butler of the Dowager Countess on Downton Abbey for 3 seasons. Truth be told, Swift has been a working actor for going on 40 years. However, it’s his role as Leslie Higgins on Apple TV+ smash hit, Ted Lasso which has elevated his profile in the eyes of the public. That’s what happens when you are on a show which is a cultural phenomenon.

Ted Lasso star Jeremy Swift shares the best season 1 episodes to binge

Even if you don't like sports, we're guessing you'll like Ted Lasso, a comedy about a former college football coach who is completely unqualified yet hired to coach a U.K. soccer team. And if you asked Jeremy Swift's Ted Lasso character Leslie Higgins which season 1 episodes of the Apple...