Emmys: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Wins Best Comedy Actress

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus remains queen of the Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series category, winning the award for the fourth straight time.

Dreyfus, who plays a fictional vice president on the HBO series, beat out a tough lineup of nominees including Lily Tomlin in Netfilx’ Grace & Frankie, Lisa Kudrow of Showtime’s Comeback; Edie Falco of Showtime’s Nurse Jackie; Amy Schumer of Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Schumer  and Amy Poehler of NBC’s Park & Recreation.

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