Gillian anderson won an Emmy tonight in the Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series category for her role as Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The crown. This is her second Emmy win, her first victory being in 1997 for her role as Dana Scully in The X.
Anderson beat his two co-stars to The crown, Helena Bonham Carter and Emerald Fennell, as well as Madeline Brewer, Ann Dowd, Yvonne Strahovski, Samira Wiley and Aunjanue Ellis. In a season devoted to the swirling love story of Princess Diana and Prince Charles, Anderson’s Margaret Thatcher touched on Britain’s political world and her professional relationship with the Queen.
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“I really want to dedicate this award to a woman who has been my manager for 20 years, Connie Freiberg, who believed in me when no one else would, and believed I was talented when I thought I was. not even that I had talent, which always advised me to take the high road, “said Anderson.” Connie, I love you, this is for you.
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