Julia Louis-Dreyfus comes short of making Emmy history

NEW YORK — Julia Louis-Dreyfus has come short of making Emmy history for the most overall acting wins.

The "Veep" actress Sunday lost her shot at a ninth statuette as an actress, losing the best comedy crown to Phoebe Waller-Bridge of "Fleabag."

Louis-Dreyfus was hoping to best Cloris Leachman's haul of eight acting wins.

The "Seinfeld" alum went into the night with a career tally of 11 and the chance to win two more for producing and acting in "Veep." But both those awards eluded her.

Her mantel includes three Emmys for producing "Veep," one for her supporting turn on "Seinfeld" in 1996 and another for starring on "The New Adventures of Old Christine" in 2006. She then became the first actress to win the comedy acting award six times in a row for the same role.

Must Read

Warhol 'Mao' painting sold for $12.6 million in...

Apr 3, 2017

US-AUCTION-SOTHEBYS-WARHOL:Warhol 'Mao' painting sold for $12.6 million in Hong Kong

Warhol 'Mao' painting sold for $12.6 million in...

Apr 3, 2017

US-AUCTION-SOTHEBYS-WARHOL:Warhol 'Mao' painting sold for $12.6 million in Hong Kong

'Dangal' becomes China's biggest non-Hollywood...

May 23, 2017

The Aamir Khan film "Dangal" about an Indian man training his daughters to become wrestlers has...

China clamping down on use of VPNs to evade Great...

Jul 20, 2017

China clamping down on use of VPNs to evade internet controls

Strong quake strikes southwest China, 13 dead,...

Aug 9, 2017

A strong earthquake has shaken a mountainous region in southwestern China near a famous national...

Sign up now!