Sandra Oh the first Asian to win TV drama lead actress Golden Globe
Sandra Oh from "Killing Eve" accepts the Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series Drama award onstage during the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 6, 2019, in Beverly Hills, California. | Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal
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In accepting the trophy for her role in “Killing Eve,” Oh gave an emotional tribute to her parents, thanking them in two languages. They were in the Beverly Hilton Hotel ballroom to watch Oh win her second Golden Globe.She won her first Globe in 2006 for her supporting work in “Grey’s Anatomy.” In BBC America’s “Killing Eve” she plays a British operative who becomes obsessed with an international assassin.
Sandra Oh, co-host of Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards, also snagged the award for best TV drama actress, the first Asian to win in that category.
Oh had already grown emotional early in the evening when she gave tribute to the show’s diverse set of nominees during the opening monologue.