Paltrow gained early notice for her work in films, such as Seven (1995), Emma (1996), Sliding Doors, (1998) and A Perfect Murder (1998). She gained wide critical acclaim for her performance as Viola De Lesseps in the historical romance film Shakespeare in Love (1998) which won her several awards, including the Academy Award for Best Actress. This was followed by roles in films such as The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999), The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) and Shallow Hal (2001), Sylvia (2003), and Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004). After becoming a mother, Paltrow reduced working in films, making occasional appearances in films such as Proof (2005), earning a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama, and Two Lovers (2008). In 2009, Paltrow received a Grammy Award nomination for the Best Spoken Word Album for Children for the Children's audiobook Brown Bear and Friends. For her guest-role of Holly Holliday on the Fox television series Glee, she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series in 2011. During this period she also appeared in the thriller film Contagion (2011). Paltrow has portrayed Pepper Potts in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since 2008.