HBO took home the first drama-themed Emmys of the night with Peter Dinklage winning the statuette for outstanding supporting actor and Thandie Newton garnering best supporting actress.
Dinklage (Game Of Thrones) defeated fellow series actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Mandy Patinkin (Homeland), David Harbour (Stranger Things), Matt Smith (The Crown) and Joseph Fiennes (The Handmaid’s Tale) in the category.
Newton topped three actresses from The Handmaid’s Tale (Yvonne Strahovski, Alexis Bledel, and last year’s winner in the category Ann Dowd) as well as Vanessa Kirby (The Crown), Lena Headly (Game of Thrones) and Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) in winning her first Emmy for her role as Maeve in Westworld.
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