The only other actor to ever come close to that sort of winning streak in the category has been Helen Hunt.
Donald Glover's FX show is beloved by critics, and it won awards last night for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series.
The 56-year-old actress has won more Emmys than anyone in history.
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The actress on September 17 took home her sixth consecutive win for best actress in a comedy category for her role on "Veep", placing her in the history books for most Emmys won by a single performer for one role.
Writer Lena Waithe received a standing ovation, as the first African American female to win for a comedy series. The Veep actress made sure to recognize these lovely ladies in her acceptance speech.
"The things that make us different, those are superpowers", Waithe said. "Every day when you walk out the door, put on your imaginary cape and go out there and conquer the world because the world would not be as attractive as it is without us in it". We will update this list of Emmy nominees live. In addition to Baldwin's win, Kate McKinnon became one of only 14 women to win Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy a few times (Modern Family's Julie Bowen was the most recent). Colbert, whose show The Late Show with Stephen Colbert lost to John Oliver's Last Week Tonight in the Outstanding Variety Talk Series category, took a moment to languish in feigned disappointment during an impromptu bit with fellow late-night host Jimmy Kimmel.
Backstage, Louis-Dreyfus can't believe that she has once again won as the outstanding comedy actress.