Sandra Oh is first Asian woman to be nominated for Best Actress Emmy

Mail Online | 7/12/2018 | Reporter
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Sandra Oh has broken a glass ceiling in Hollywood.

The 46-year old made history on Thursday when she became the first woman of Asian descent to receive an Emmy nomination in best actress category for her role in BBC America thriller Killing Eve.

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Afterwards, the Canadian-born actress was absolutely beaming with pride in a photo she shared on her Instagram with the caption: 'Gratitude Joy Wine! (Hearing about Emmy nom) Thank you @killingeve.'

Turns out Sandra was working with a friend when she got the historic news that she was nominated.

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'I really love the fact that when all those calls were going off, my phone was on silent,' Sandra said in an interview with Vulture, 'because Michelle Krusiec and I were talking about this play about a North Korean refugee.'

Both of them realized what a historic moment this is.

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'I’m not thinking of other people when I’m doing my work,' Oh admitted. 'But I know that I’m part of my community. I really hold that, maybe not so much as a forefront of what moves me through my work, but I know it. So I am exceptionally honored that I am able to hold this moment, not only for myself, but what it may mean for our community. And I can’t speak for the community,...
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