Laura Dern Wins Her First-Ever Emmy, for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie
It was the actress' first Emmy after five previous nominations
The actress, 50, took home the golden statue for her role in HBO’s summer smash Big Little Lies.
The Wild and Twin Peaks star had been nominated five times before her win.
In her acceptance speech, Dern paid tribute to the “incredible tribe of fierce women” who starred alongside her in the miniseries.
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“Thank you to Nicole and Reese’s moms for not only giving us extraordinary women but extraordinarily well-read women,” she said.
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Dern beat out her BLL costar Shailene Woodley as well as fellow nominees Judy Davis (Feud: Bette and Joan), Jackie Hoffman (Feud: Bette and Joan), Regina King (American Crime) and Michelle Pfeiffer (The Wizard of Lies).
The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Stephen Colbert, are airing live on CBS from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.