Nomination: Best TV actor (comedy), My Name Is Earl
When it comes to his NBC show, it’s all about timing, says Lee, who’s engaged to photographer Beth Riesgraf (they have a 2-year-old son, Pilot Inspektor). At 35, “there is something nice about having a job, a steady income, a place that’s like a second home where I can go,” he told the L.A. Times. But sometimes timing stinks: He came down with chicken pox just before the SAGs.
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