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“Atlanta” Star Donald Glover Wins Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Donald Glover takes home a second award at the 69th Primetime Emmys.

Donald Glover | Francis Specker/CBS

Earlier Sunday night, Donald Glover won the Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series.

Moments ago, he won the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.

Both awards recognize his work on FX’s critically acclaimed comedy “Atlanta.”

Other nominees for the Lead Actor crown included Zach Galifianakis, Aziz Ansari, Jeffrey Tambor, William H. Macy and Anthony Anderson.

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