Julia Louis-Dreyfus makes Emmy history

(CNN)Julia Louis-Dreyfus has made Emmy history.


div class=”zn-body__paragraph” speakable”>The win has also tied her with Cloris Leachman, who before Sunday held the record for most Primetime Emmys wins by a single performer. 

“This is and continues to be the role of a lifetime and an adventure of utter utter joy,” she said in her acceptance speech.


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Other nominees included: Pamela Adlon (“Better Things”), Jane Fonda (“Grace and Frankie”), Allison Janney (“Mom”), Ellie Kemper (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), Tracee Ellis Ross (“black-ish”), and Lily Tomlin (“Grace and Frankie”)
This is Louis-Dreyfus’s seventh win in the category and her eighth Primetime Emmy overall. She previously won for “The New Adventures of Old Christine” and in the supporting actress in a comedy category for “Seinfeld.”
HBO announced earlier this month that Season 7 of “Veep,” set to air in 2018, will be the show’s last.
Louis-Dreyfus joked that they had planned a storyline about an impeachment “but we abandoned that because we were worried someone else might get to it first.”

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