Olivia Colman cries at Emmys 2021 as she reveals her dad died during pandemic

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Olivia Colman broke down at the Emmys 2021 as she revealed that her father, Keith, died during the COVID pandemic.

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She gets emotional as she accepts the gong for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Her Role as Queen Elizabeth II In Crown.

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Olivia Colman reveals her father died during the COVID pandemic in her Emmys speech
The Crown star, 47, gets emotional as she takes home the gong for Best Drama Actress

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The Crown star, 47, gets emotional as she takes home the gong for Best Drama Actresscredit: AP
Olivia is seen as a child with her parents Keith and Mary as well as her grandparents

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Olivia is seen as a child with her parents Keith and Mary as well as her grandparentscredit: bbc

The 47-year-old British star added: “I wouldn’t have invested if it weren’t! I don’t know what to say, thank you very much, it’s amazing.

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“And what an extraordinary ending for this lovely family. I loved every moment of it and I can’t wait to see what happens next.”

Olivia Then he was strangled, he said: “I’m going to be very quick because I’m so tired.

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“I wish my dad was here to see this. I lost my dad during Covid, and he would have loved it all.”

catastrophic loss

She had not previously announced that Keith had died. It is not clear whether he died of coronavirus or not.

Earlier this year, Olivia described Keith as “relatively vulnerable” – considered to be in the ’80s – and said it was “disturbing” to see him in that position.

“He’s a lovely guy. He’s definitely moving on,” she told The Mail weekend magazine While promoting his film The Father in January.

“I remember he’s relatively weak compared to that young man, and it’s upsetting. But he’s a very good daddy.”

At the Emmys, Favorite Actress ended her speech by giving a shout out to actress Michaela Coel, who dedicated her victory for I May Destroy You to sexual assault survivors.

“Michael Coyle, f**k yeah!” Olivia said.

Olivia’s Victory

Olivia defeated fellow nominees Jurnee Smollett (Lovecraft Country), Elizabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale), Emma Corinne (The Crown), Uzo Aduba (In Treatment) and MJ Rodriguez (Pose) to take home the trophy.

He Claire Foy takes over as Queen Elizabeth II In seasons three and four of the hit Netflix Series The Crown.

Claire also won an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for portraying a younger Queen Elizabeth II in a flashback to the series.

He said in his speech: 'I wish my dad was here to see this.  I lost my daddy during covid and he must have loved it all.

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He said in his speech: ‘I wish my dad was here to see this. I lost my daddy during covid and he must have loved it all.credit: AP
She won the gong for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown

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She won the gong for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in The Crowncredit: AP

Anthony Hopkins plays the protagonist in the new film The Father

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