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09/21/2009 at 05:45 PM ET

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Everyone dreams of attending a major award show like the Emmys, but what happens when you not only get to go, but you actually present on-stage? We asked Fringe star Anna Torv about her debut Emmy experience and how she picked her dazzling Marc Bouwer dress. She tells PEOPLE, “On Fringe, I spend so much time in black and grey suits and don’t have the opportunity to dress up or wear anything with bright color. So when I first saw the Marc Bouwer dress, I was definitely intrigued. It was surprisingly more comfortable than I thought it would be.” And comfortable is a good thing when you have a few nerves going in to the night. “As I’ve never presented on the Emmys before, let alone attended an event of such magnitude, I was in awe about being part of the night. It really felt like I crawled inside my television.” And just like all of us watching the red carpet, Anna got to see the stars up-close, which had a surprising side effect. “I relaxed my nerves about walking the red carpet when I saw a whole sea of talented actors and understood it wasn’t about me. For me, watching the parade was all the fun of the evening.” We definitely had a great time watching her glide down the red carpet like a pro. Check out all the stars on the Emmy Awards red carpet by clicking here.

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asget11 on

Holy jesus, she looks like heaven.

Julia on

She look absolutely stunning! I love how she chose a bright colored dress because it’s something so unexpected!!!

Tony on

She was hands-down the most beautiful woman in the room. Perfect.

Todd on

When she came out to present, my jaw hit the floor. I had NO IDEA she had a body like that. I nearly fell over. On Fringe she’s so plain and frumpy. That was the best dress, hands down.

Teri on

stunning!! love her, love the show!

mochababe73 on

Love the dress, but I think that she needs something to push the girls up.

The only red carpet picture I’ll post all year. « Corks and Caftans on

[...] This is the only formal gown I’ll ever want. In every color and every fabric. This cut; no changes. Just stunning. [For a cute blurb of her talking about the Marc Bouwer dress, click here.] [...]

Davide on

needed here

InStyle.com What's Right Now : Lunchtime Links! on

[...] Fringe star Anna Torv dishes on first-time Emmys jitters and, of course, her glamorous gown! [PeopleStyleWatch.com] [...]

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