Michelle Williams Scores the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

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Tonight, the 71st annual Emmy Awards took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. During the ceremony, Michelle Williams walked away with the statuette for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for playing Gwen Verdon in Fosse/Verdon.

She was up against Amy Adams for Sharp Objects, Aunjanue Ellis for When They See Us, Joey King for The Act and Niecy Nash for When They See Us.

The Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie category originally made its debut in 1955. Previous winners include Regina King for Seven Seconds, Nicole Kidman for Big Little Lies, Sarah Paulson for The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, Frances McDormand for Olive Kitteridge, Jessica Lange for American Horror Story: Coven and Laura Linney for The Big C: Hereafter.

Helen Mirren currently holds the record for most wins in this category, with four statuettes for Prime Suspect: Scent of Darkness, The Passion of Ayn Rand, Elizabeth I and Prime Suspect: The Final Act.

Attagirl, Williams!

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