Matthew Rhys wins best drama actor Emmy for ‘The Americans’

Matthew Rhys accepts the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series award for ‘The Americans’ onstage during the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Welsh actor Matthew Rhys on Monday won the Emmy for best actor in a drama series for his role in the period thriller “The Americans.”

Rhys won over Sterling K. Brown (“This is Us”), Ed Harris (“Westworld”), Milo Ventimiglia (“This is Us”), Jeffrey Wright (“Westworld”) and Jason Bateman (“Ozark”).

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