`Best Supporting Actress in Comedy` win helps Allison Janney make Emmy history

Washington, D.C, Sept 21 (ANI): Allison Janney has made a history by becoming a seven-time Primetime Emmy Award winner.

The 55-year-old actress took home the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards night’s first prize: Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for ‘Mom.’

‘The West Wing’ star said that since there were eight of them in this category, she feels like she won the lottery and also gave a shout-out to the sitcom’s producer Chuck Lorre for thinking of her to play the character on the hit show.

Janney was in a tight category with ‘Getting On’s’ Niecy Nash, ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ star Jane Krakowski, ‘Saturday Night Live’ standout Kate McKinnon, Mayim Bialik of ‘The Big Hang Theory,’ ‘Modern Family’ favorite Julie Bowen, ‘Veep’s’ Anna Chlumsky and ‘Transparent’ star Gaby Hoffmann.

Janney has won previously for ‘The West Wing’ and ‘Masters of Sex.’ (ANI)

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