Emmys 2016 : Julia Louis-Dreyfus Wins Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

68th Primetime Emmy Awards 2016 Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been named Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her work as President Selina Meyer character Veep.

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nominees for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Ellie Kemper as Kimmy Schmidt on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)
(Episode: “Kimmy Goes to a Hotel!”)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus as President Selina Meyer on Veep (HBO)
(Episode: “Mother”)
Laurie Metcalf as Dr. Jenna James on Getting On (HBO)
(Episode: “Am I Still Me?”)
Tracee Ellis Ross as Dr. Rainbow “Bow” Johnson on Black-ish (ABC)
(Episode: “Sink or Swim”)
Amy Schumer as Amy on Inside Amy Schumer (Comedy Central)
(Episode: “Welcome to the Gun Show”)
Lily Tomlin as Frankie Bergstein on Grace and Frankie (Netflix)
(Episode: “The Test”)