The 72nd annual Emmy Awards got a little bit Alexis Sunday evening as Annie Murphy gained her first Emmy. On the digital ceremony, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, Murphy acquired the excellent supporting actress in a comedy collection honor for her work as Schitt’s Creek’s loveably ditzy Alexis Rose.
“The six years that I’ve spent engaged on this present have been the perfect six years of my whole life,” Murphy mentioned upon receiving the prize.
Within the Dan and Eugene Levy-created present, Murphy stars alongside the Levys and Catherine O’Hara because the struggling members of the disenfranchised Rose household. Throughout her acceptance speech, Murphy thanked the present’s crew and mentioned that she will’t consider that she’s pals with Emmy-winning stars Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara.
The actress went on to say that she’s proud to have been concerned within the embellished present.
“I’m so proud to be part of a present that stands for love, kindness and inclusivity and acceptance,” Murphy mentioned. “These are issues that we want greater than ever proper now.”
Murphy, bested fellow nominees The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s Alex Borstein and Marin Hinkle, The Good Place’s D’Arcy Carden, Saturday Night time Reside‘s Kate McKinnon and Cecily Robust, Insecure‘s Yvonne Orji and Glow‘s Betty Gilpin.
The actress’ Sunday evening success provides to Schitt’s Creek’s Emmy honors. The Pop present, which got here to an finish in April, gained the excellent casting for a comedy collection prize in the course of the Inventive Arts Emmys.
Schitt’s Creek’s additionally took dwelling the excellent lead actor in a comedy collection, excellent writing for a comedy collection and excellent comedy collection prizes.
The 72nd annual Emmy Awards aired Sunday on ABC.