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Emmys 2017: John Lithgow Snags Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Win

The Crown’s John Lithgow was the first winner during the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony Sunday night, taking home the top award in the Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Category.

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Lithgow, who plays Winston Churchill in the Netflix freshman drama series, beat out Jonathan Banks (AMC’s Better Call Saul);, Mandy Patinkin (Showtime’s Homeland), Michael Kelly (Netflix’s House of Cards), David Harbour (Netflix’s Stranger Things), Ron Cephas Jones (NBC’s This Is Us) and Jeffrey Wright (HBO’s Westworld)