Michael Keaton Is the Lucky Recipient of the Emmy Award for Outstanding Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

And the Emmy Award for Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie goes to…Michael Keaton!

Tonight, television’s biggest stars gathered at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for the 74th annual Emmy Awards. During the ceremony, the actor brought home the statuette for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for Dopesick.

He beat out fellow nominees Colin Firth for The Staircase, Andrew Garfield for Under the Banner Of Heaven, Oscar Isaac for Scenes From A Marriage, Himesh Patel for Station Eleven and Sebastian Stan for Pam & Tommy.

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The Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie category has been around for quite some time, though it was originally called Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie prior to 2015.

Previous winners include Ewan McGregor for Halston, Mark Ruffalo for I Know This Much Is True, Jharrel Jerome for When They See Us, Darren Criss for The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Riz Ahmed for The Night Of, Courtney B. Vance for The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, Richard Jenkins for Olive Kitteridge, Benedict Cumberbatch for Sherlock: His Last Vow and Michael Douglas for Behind the Candelabra.

So. Well. Deserved.

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