Julia Louis-Dreyfus Breaks Emmy Record


We knew her as Elaine Benes on Seinfeld, Christine Campbell on The New Adventures of Old Christine and currently she plays Vice President Selena Meyer on Veep, but now, Julia Louis-Dreyfus has a new TV title: Emmy Record Breaker!

After earning another nomination this morning, July 18, for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, the 52-year-old has surpassed the late Lucille Ball's record of having the most Emmy nods (13) as an actress.

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In addition, Louis-Dreyfus also has made some Emmy firsts. She is the only actress who has three wins from three separate shows. She received seven nominations from 1992-98 for Seinfeld, five consecutive noms from 2006-10 for The New Adventures of Old Christine and this past year, an Emmy win for her lead role on HBO's Veep.

Check out two of her acceptance speeches, below:



To see what Louis-Dreyfus' peers had to say about their Emmy nominations, click HERE.