'Orphan Black' Star Tatiana Maslany Wins Lead Actress Emmy
BBC America's Orphan Black has featured Tatiana Maslany in the role of up to eleven characters in total during the show's time on the air, in the clone sci-fi series. Finally, she earns her first Emmy for Lead Actress in a Drama Series.
It's Maslany's second nomination for her performance on the series. "I feel so lucky to be on a show that puts women at the center," she said in her acceptance speech.
She won the award from other nominees Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder), Taraji P. Henson (Empire), Keri Russell (The Americans), Robin Wright (House of Cards) and Claire Danes (Homeland).