Emmys 2018: Sandra Oh Scores First-Ever Lead Drama Nod for Asian Actress

TVLine | 7/12/2018 | Dave Nemetz
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Sandra Oh‘s latest Emmy nomination is a historic one: Her nod for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Killing Eve makes her the first actress of Asian descent to ever be nominated in that category in the Emmys’ 70-year history.

“I’m struggling to find the right words for it,” Oh told The Hollywood Reporter after her nomination was announced on Thursday morning. “I have joy not only for the show and myself and my family, but also for my community. Hopefully my community can feel like they have representation as well… I want the movement to keep on going. I want the ripple to turn into a wave.” Oh also addressed her surprise at even being offered a lead role as an Asian actress during our recent TVLine Podcast with her.

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