Emmy Awards 2019: Julia Garner wins best-supporting actress for 'Ozark', beats several 'Game of Thrones' nominees


Julia Garner won the award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Ozark at the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony held in Los Angeles. She bested Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Lena Headey, and Gwendoline Christie from Game of Thrones along with Killing Eve's Fiona Shaw. Headey and Williams. And it was a suprise to see her prevailing in a category dominated by GOT.  

In her acceptance speech, she thanked showrunner Chris Mundy and her co-star Jason Bateman, who she said has been "a guiding light from the beginning." She added, “This looks like a piece of chocolate and I want to give a piece to everyone that has been involved in my life.” This is Julia's first Emmy nomination and win.

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Ozark, Netflix's crime drama, is about an economic advisor who relocates his family to the Ozarks and becomes entangled with local crime families. In Ozark, Julia plays Ruth Langmore, a young woman.

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