Staff Report

Donald Glover won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his acting in “Atlanta,” his second Emmy win of the night.

He was also nominated for outstanding writing, and won a second trophy for Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series for his work on “B.A.N.,” an experimental episode of “Atlanta,” presented as a broadcast from an alternate universe’s version of Black Entertainment Television.

Glover is the first black director to win an Emmy for work on a comedy series, and the first black man since 1985 to win an Emmy for lead acting in a comedy series.

In “Atlanta,” Glover plays Earnest “Earn” Marks, a dad and a college dropout whose cousin becomes a famous rapper.

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