Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Streak Continues; “Veep” Actress Wins 5th Straight Lead Actress Emmy

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus continues to rule the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Emmy Awards category.

The “Veep” honor won her fifth consecutive award in the category at this year’s ceremony. She has won eight total Emmy Awards throughout her incredibly successful career.

Louis-Dreyfus’ competition this year included Ellie Kemper, Lily Tomlin, Amy Schumer, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Laurie Metcalf.

The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony is currently in progress.

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