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Sandra Oh Makes History as the First Asian Actress Nominated for an Emmy in *This* Category
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The 2018 Emmy nominations were announced today, and for one actress, her nomination wasn’t just exciting, it was historic. 

Sandra Oh is officially the first actress of Asian descent to earn a nomination in the category of Lead Actress in a drama, and all we can say is it’s about damn time.

Oh flawlessly infuses comedy in the chilling BBC America thriller Killing Eve as M15 officer Eve Polastri, so it’s no wonder that her portrayal of the brilliant yet awkward agent has garnered her critical praise. But this isn’t Oh’s first Emmy nomination. In fact, she was nominated five times in the supporting category for her role as Cristina Yang on Grey’s Anatomy but never won.

Here’s to breaking down barriers and snagging a little gold statue in the process. You’re oh-so-deserving, Sandra.

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