“Veep” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus made history at the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards with a record-breaking sixth win for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series on Sunday night.
The win puts Louis-Dreyfus ahead of Candice Bergen (“Murphy Brown”) and Mary Tyler Moore (“The
With her fifth consecutive trophy for playing Selina Meyer on the HBO comedy, the actress now also ties “The Andy Griffith Show” star Don Knotts, Ed Asner (“The
Louis-Dreyfus, a TV academy favorite, also holds the record for most nominations in the lead actress category, alongside Moore. Both actresses have 10 total nominations, with Louis-Dreyfus’ nods all coming within the last 11 years.