Los Angeles, California) [US]September 20 (ANI): Actor Ewan McGregor won an Emmy for his role in the popular Netflix series “Halston”.
McGregor won the award in the “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Film” category.
He faced Paul Bettany (“WandaVision”), Hugh Grant (“The Undoing”), Lin-Manuel Miranda (“Hamilton”) and Leslie Odom Jr. (“Hamilton”).
In his acceptance speech, McGregor thanked the cast and crew on the show.
“I just want to thank our team first of all because as so many people have said tonight we have been through the pandemic in New York and thanks to the professionalism and passion of everyone we have all kept in And so we couldn’t have done it without you, ”McGregor said.
He added, “Ryan Murphy, thanks for standing up for ‘Halston’ and bringing him to Netflix. Thanks to Netflix.” According to Variety, this is McGregor’s fourth Emmy nomination and his first win. . He had previously been nominated in the same category for his work in the third season of “Fargo”, in which he played twin brothers Emmit and Ray Stussy.
He was nominated the same year for Best Narrator for “Highlands: Scotland’s Wild Heart” and was also nominated in 1997 for Best Guest Actor in a Drama for his work on “ER”.
‘Halston’ chronicles the life of famous designer Halston from the 1960s to the 1980s. The show was based on the book “Simply Halston” by Steven Gaines and was adapted for the screen by Sharr White, with executive producer Ryan Murphy in as part of its global contract with Netflix.
The show received five Emmy nominations in total, with the series debuting on Netflix in its entirety in May 2021.
The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards will be held at the LA Live Event Deck in downtown Los Angeles, California. The nominations were announced on July 13 of this year by Ron and Jasmine Cephas Jones at a virtual event.
The ceremony is hosted by Cédric the Animator. (ANI)