Jodie Comer Wins Outstanding Lead Actress at 2019 Emmy Awards
Jodie Comer Wins Outstanding Lead Actress at 2019 Emmy Awards Comer won for her portrayal of a Russian assassin, Villanelle, in the BBC America drama series, 'Killing Eve.' This was Comer's first Emmy nomination. In winning the lead actress in a drama Emmy, she beat out her co-star, actress Sandra Oh. She also won over 'Game of Thrones' star Emilia Clarke, Viola Davis, Mandy Moore, Robin Wright and Laura Linney. Comer's win is for the second season of 'Killing Eve.' The series was also nominated for outstanding drama series, clinched this year by HBO's 'Game of Thrones.' 'Killing Eve' has been renewed for a third season.