In his career Jon Hamm has been nominated for an Emmy an astounding 16 times; 8 times for his portrayal of Don Draper, 3 for his guest appearances on 30 Rock and 1 for his guest appearance in the Netflix original Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
Last night at the 67th Annual Emmy Awards Jon finally broke his no win streak. Beating out Kyle Chandler (Bloodline), Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom), Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul), Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan) and Kevin Spacey (House of Cards) for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
As they say in Hollywood, it’s been a LONG time coming.
So long that even his competitors were “happy” for him! Watch his acceptance speech (and bad ass way he get on stage) below.
Other notable winners:
Outstanding Drama Series
Game Of Thrones(HBO)
Outstanding Comedy Series
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep