Six actors competed to take home the award in 2016

By Natalie Stone and Alexia Fernandez
Updated September 18, 2016 10:40 PM
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Ben Mendelsohn took home the 2016 Emmy Award for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series on Sunday night.

Taraji P. Henson presented this year’s award at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.

Mendelsohn, who was not present to receive the Emmy, won for his performance in Bloodline. The actor will appear in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story later this year. Henson joked that she would have Mendelsohn’s award for him when he gets home.

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The 68th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, aired live on ABC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.