Bill Hader Wins Second Straight Emmy for Best Actor in a Comedy

IndieWire | 9/22/2019 | Staff
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For the second year in a row, the man behind TV’s best emotionally conflicted assassin is the winner of the Emmy for Best Actor in a Comedy. Sunday night, Bill Hader made it back-to-back trophies for his role playing the title character on “Barry.”

Going into the evening, Hader was looking to become the latest in a long line of Emmy-winning actors to take home the trophy in this category in consecutive years, joining a list that also includes Michael J. Fox, Kelsey Grammer, Tony Shalhoub, and most recently Jeffrey Tambor. Hader’s win is the second “Barry” repeat of the night, after co-star Henry Winkler also took home the prize for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy.

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