Ann Dowd as Aunt Lydia in "The Handmaid's Tale." Hulu The INSIDER Summary:Ann Dowd won the 2017 Emmy for o utstanding supporting actress in a drama series.
She plays Aunt Lydia in "The Handmaid's Tale," and is also known as Patty Levin in HBO's "The Leftovers." Dowd was stunned by her win, and could barely walk up to the stage due to her shock.People loved seeing her win and were touched by her safe sex tearful speech.
TV critics and fans were cheering at home when Ann Dowd was surprisingly
given the 2017 Emmy for outstanding supporting actress in a drama series. Dowd won for her performance as the terrifying Aunt Lydia in Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale."
Dowd was up against Millie Bobby Brown for "Stranger Things," Uzo Aduba for "Orange Is the New Black," Chrissy Metz for "This Is Us," Thandie Newton for "Westworld," and finally her costar Samira Wiley for "The Handmaid's Tale."
Dowd was visibly shocked by the win, and slowly made her way to the stage. She asked Jeremy Piven, one of the co-presenters to help her up the stage. He offered her an arm, and she came to the microphone with tears in her eyes. If you missed it, watch the incredible Emmys moment below:
Hard work. Undeniable ability. #AnnDowd winning at the @TheEmmys: one of the most #WellDeserved moments of the night! Congrats old friend!! pic.twitter.com/7wMI3HQyd3
— Lucas Steele (@TheLucasSteele) September 18, 2017