Emmy Awards 2021: The red carpet looks in pictures

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Sarah Paulson
Previous Emmy winner Sarah Paulson returned to the ceremony to present the award for limited series

The brightest stars in television gathered in Los Angeles on Sunday for the 73rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

Many nominees were back on the red carpet in person after last year's event saw most dial in virtually.

While several of the A-list nominees were at the ceremony in LA, some of the British talent appeared from London.

Here's a round-up of the most eye-catching suits and dresses.

Anya Taylor-Joy
Anya Taylor-Joy

Anya Taylor-Joy starred in Netflix's chess drama The Queen's Gambit, which won best limited series.

Emerald Fennell
Emerald Fennell

Emerald Fennell, nominated for her portrayal of The Duchess of Cornwall in The Crown, was one of the British nominees who attended the Emmys' London base.

The stars of RuPaul's Drag Race
The stars of RuPaul's Drag Race

The stars of RuPaul's Drag Race, including RuPaul himself (second left), collected the prize for outstanding reality competition series.

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones

Michael Douglas, who was nominated for best comedy actor for his performance in The Kominsky Method, walked the red carpet with his wife, actress Catherine Zeta-Jones.

Kenan Thompson
Kenan Thompson

Kenan Thompson was nominated for both lead comedy actor and supporting comedy actor - for Kenan and Saturday Night Live respectively.

Eugene and Dan Levy
Eugene and Dan Levy

Schitt's Creek swept the Emmys last year, but its stars were not able to attend the Los Angeles ceremony. This year, Eugene and Dan Levy were there in person and presented an award later in the night with co-stars Catherine O'Hara and Annie Murphy.

Cedric The Entertainer
Cedric The Entertainer

Comedian and actor Cedric The Entertainer hosted the ceremony in Los Angeles.

Kaley Cuoco
Kaley Cuoco

Kaley Cuoco, well known for starring in The Big Bang Theory, was nominated for best comedy actress for her performance in The Flight Attendant.

Cynthia Erivo
Cynthia Erivo

British actress Cynthia Erivo, who played Aretha Franklin in the series Genius: Aretha, was nominated for best lead actress in a limited series.

Jason Sudeikis
Jason Sudeikis

Jason Sudeikis, who plays the titular role in Ted Lasso, won the award for best comedy actor.

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Michaela Coel
Michaela Coel

A smiling Michaela Coel was pictured heading into the ceremony, where she went on to win best limited series writing for I May Destroy You.

Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet

Mare of Easttown star Kate Winslet took home the prize for best actress in a limited series.

Josh O'Connor
Josh O'Connor

The Crown star Josh O'Connor won the award for best lead actor in a drama series for his portrayal of Prince Charles.

Gillian Anderson
Gillian Anderson

Gillian Anderson, took home best supporting drama actress for playing Margaret Thatcher in The Crown, and attended the ceremony's London hub on The Strand.

Emma Corrin
Emma Corrin

British actress Emma Corrin, who played Princess Diana, was one of the only stars of The Crown to go home empty handed.

Billy Porter
Billy Porter

Billy Porter was nominated for lead drama actor for his performance in Pose, which is also recognised in the best drama series category.

Seth Rogen
Seth Rogen

Comic actor Seth Rogen presented the first prize of the night - comedy supporting actress, which went to Ted Lasso star Hannah Waddingham.

Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman

Olivia Colman was named best drama actress for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown. She also attended the Emmys from London.

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