British actors Brett Goldstein and Hannah Waddingham won big at the Emmys for their work in the feel-good comedy Ted Lasso.
It was the first Emmy nomination and win for both stars as Ted Lasso was up for a record-breaking 20 awards on TV nights.
41-year-old Brett, who is also a writer on the show, stars in the Apple+ comedy about an American NFL coach (lasso) hired to coach the fictional Premier League football team AFC Richmond. Roy plays the role of Kent.
He picked up an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, beating several of his co-stars, Brendan Hunt (Coach Beard), Nick Mohammed (Nathan) and Jeremy Swift (Higgins), and other nominees Paul Reiser (The Kominsky Method). . ) and Hacks’ Carl Kleiman-Hopkins.
Like his unscrupulous character, some of Brett’s speeches were toned down thanks to his colorful language.
“I was told very, very specifically that I’m not allowed to swear, so this speech is going to be f***ing short,” he told the crowd.
After thanking his family and co-workers, Brett said: “It has been one of the greatest honors, privileges and privileges – I just said twice – double privileges! This is the most privileged privilege and pleasure of my life. “
“…and this is the f***ing icing on the cake. I’m sorry. Please take me back!”
Meanwhile, 47-year-old Benidorm star Hannah defeated co-stars Juno Temple, Hannah Inbinder, SNL’s Cecily Strong, Kate McKinnon and Eddie Bryant and Rosie Perez (The Flight Attendant).
She won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work as Richmond boss Rebecca Welton, whose redemptive arc saw her try to sink the club she won in her divorce from her ex-husband.
In her speech she thanked Ted Lasso star, co-producer and writer Jason Sudeikis for the opportunity to play Rebecca.
“Jason, you changed my life with this and more importantly my baby girl,” she said.
“I’m honestly so privileged to be working with you. I really am.”
Hannah also thanked co-star Juno Temple, who played Keely Jones, saying “If I can break one”. [of the statuette’s] Weapon” She will share it with the actress.
“There’s no Rebecca without Keely,” said Hannah.
Jason himself won the night big by picking up an Emmy for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series.
“I would say his show is about family,” he began his speech.
“The show is about mentors and teachers. This show is about family, and I wouldn’t be here in my life without those three things.”
It was an overall great night for Ted Lasso who also won the coveted award for Outstanding Comedy Series.
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