September 18, 2018 12:27 IST

Claire Foy wins 2018 Drama Actress Emmy for 'The Crown'

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Claire Foy wins first Emmy for 'The Crown' Claire Foy took home the Emmy for 'best actress in a drama series' for her role in 'The Crown'. Foy, who played Queen Elizabeth II in the first two seasons of the Netflix show, dedicated her award to co-star Matt Smith, who lost out on the' best-supporting actor in a drama' to Peter Dinklage and paid homage to the next season of the series. "The show goes on, which makes me so, so proud. I dedicate this to the next cast and to Matt Smith," she said. Credit: (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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Claire Foy crowned with Drama Actress Emmy "This wasn't supposed to happen," she added before thanking the cast and crew for the "most extraordinary two and a half years," reported The Hollywood Reporter. Foy previously won a Golden Globe for her role in 'The Crown', but this marks her first Emmy win and second nomination for the part. Credit: (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for IMDb)
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Claire Foy accepts the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Claire Foy (L) accepts the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series award for 'The Crown' from Sarah Paulson onstage during the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Credit: (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Claire Foy with Host Tim Kash Actor Claire Foy (L), winner of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for 'The Crown', and IMDb Host Tim Kash attend IMDb LIVE After The Emmys 2018 on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Credit: (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for IMDb)
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Matt Smith and Claire Foy Matt Smith (L) and Claire Foy walk onstage during the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Credit: (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)