LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Actor Donald Glover, winner of the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for 'Atlanta,' poses in the press room during the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Watch: Donald Glover Makes Emmy History

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Yesterday Donald Glover took home his first Emmy and made history at the same time. The actor, musician, writer and director won the award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series for his FX show Atlanta. He is the first black person in the award show’s 69 year history to win and was presented with it by Dave Chappelle. During his acceptance speech Glover thanked ‘the great algorithm’ that put everyone in the show together, his parents, his crew and his best friend. He also took home the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.



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