Julia Garner beats Game of Thrones stars to win first Emmy

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Actress Julia Garner beat "Game of Thrones" stars, including Sophie Turner, Lena Headey, Maisie Williams, to win her first Emmy in Supporting Actress in a Drama Series category at the 2019 Emmy awards here.

The first-time Emmy nominee was in contention with Gwendoline Christie ("Game of Thrones"), Headey ("Game of Thrones"), Fiona Shaw ("Killing Eve"), Turner ("Game of Thrones") and Williams ("Game of Thrones").

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She won it for her character of a complex young woman Ruth Langmore, who gets involved in a money laundering scheme and a drug cartel along with Jason Bateman's character.

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While accepting the trophy, she said she wished that it was made of chocolate so she could share it with others.

"This looks like a piece of chocolate and I want to give a piece to everyone that has been involved in my life," said the actress.

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She thanked Bateman, calling him "a guiding light through the beginning".

"I love playing Ruth so much. Every single day I feel so lucky to be doing this. I'll remember this forever," she added.

During the award gala, Bateman also got an Emmy in Directing for a Drama Series category for "Ozark".

"Wow. That is something," said Bateman, going on to thank the cast, crew and his family.

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