Julia Louis-Dreyfus has taken the Emmy for Lead Actress in a Comedy series at the 65th Emmy Awards happening right now. She is the first actress to win three Emmy's for three different roles. The first was Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Seinfeld and the second came for The New Adventures of Old Christine which was for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
Louis-Dreyfus was nominated for an Emmy every single year Seinfeld was on the air. An Emmy frequent she won today's award for her role on Veep.
The Lead Actor in a Comedy Series award went to Jim Parsons for playing the charismatic and pleasurably awkward Sheldon Cooper on The Big Bang Theory. This is Parsons third Emmy win out of five nominations. He has won for the same role all three times. The show was not nominated for any Emmy's during its first season but since then have produced numerous winners and nominees.