Julia Louis-Dreyfus Wins Lead Actress in a Comedy at Emmys 2016!
Julia Louis-Dreyfus takes home her 5th consecutive award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy for Veep at the 2016 Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday (September 18) in Los Angeles.
While accepting her award, Julia revealed her father passed away earlier this week, and dedicated the award to him.
“I’m so glad he liked Veep because his opinion was the one that really mattered,” Julia said through tears.
This is Julia‘s sixth Lead Actress win – making her the actress with the most wins in this category. She was previously tied at five awards with Candice Bergen and Mary Tyler Moore.
FYI: Julia is wearing a Carolina Herrera dress, Christian Louboutin shoes, and Renee Lewis jewelry.