Kate McKinnon—Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Saturday Night Live star Kate McKinnon beat fellow SNL alums Vanessa Bayer and Leslie Jones for the Emmy Award of Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the 2017 Emmy Awards.
This is her second win. During her acceptance speech, McKinnon took time to thank Hillary Clinton for her “grace and grit” during her presidential campaign in 2016. McKinnon famously caricatured Clinton on SNL.
She also thanked Clinton, and Ellen Degeneres, after winning the same category last year. Anna Chlumsky was nominated for Veep while Transparent actresses Judith Light and Kathryn Hahn also received nods.