King was handed the trophy as she sat in a living room in the pandemic-altered Emmys.
It’s the fourth Emmy in six years for King, all of them for limited series.
She won the same award in 2018 for “Seven Seconds,” and took best supporting actress in a limited series or TV movie for two different roles on “American Crime” in 2015 and 2016.
King beat out fellow nominees Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington, Shira Haas and Octavia Spencer.
She also won an Oscar and a Golden Globe in 2019 as best supporting actor in “If Beale Street Could Talk.”
Up with “Schitt’s Creek!”
The small show about a rich family left with nothing but a small town reached the Emmy big time on Sunday night, taking the coveted trophy for best comedy series.
The Canadian sitcom swept the comedy categories, winning seven Emmys for its sixth and final season.
Eugene Levy won best actor, Catherine O’Hara won best actress, Annie Murphy won best supporting actress, and Levy’s son, Dan Levy, claimed three:…