Orphan Black‘s Tatiana Maslany scored her first Emmy award!
The actress snagged the honor of Best Actress in a Drama Series at the 2016 Emmy Awards tonight, beating outHomeland‘s Claire Danes How to Get Away With Murder’s Viola Davis Empire’sTaraji P. Henson, The American‘s Keri Russell and House of Cards‘ Robin Wright.
Yeah, stiff competition is right, so Maslany was absolutely shocked and adorable while accepting her award. “I should have had this written down,” she says while holding up her phone. “Thank you so much. There are so many people I feel so indebted to.”
Maslany goes on to thank her team and loved ones before adding, “I feel so lucky to be on a show that puts women at the center. And thank you so much to the Academy. Thank you.”