After five nominations in his career, Eddie Murphy finally collected his first Primetime Emmy home victory. Saturday Night Live in the category of comedy series for guest actor.
Murphy’s appearance in December last year was repeated for the first time SNL after 35 years; the NBC sketch series that released him when he was a young stand-up star in the blockbuster star The angry professor and Beverly Hills Cop and Oscar-nominated supporting actor of Dream girls.
Murphy won tonight in a very competitive category against Brad Pitt and Adam Driver, who were also ready for homework SNL, Fred Willard c Modern family (in a posthumous nomination), Dev Patel on Amazon Modern love and Luke Kirby as Lenny Bruce The wonderful Mrs. Meisel. Murphy was virtually unavailable for his first Emmy tonight on Creative Emmys FXX.
Murphy had previously been nominated for an Emmy for SNL in 1983 (Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy, Variety or Music Series), 1984 (Writing in a Variety or Music Program, Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program) and in 1999 for PJs (Extremely animated programming, Time or less).