73rd Emmy nominations’ historic moments: Trans woman Mj Rodriguez’s nod to Friends star Courteney Cox’s first nom


Multiple nominees made historical past because the 73rd Emmy nominations had been introduced on Tuesday evening. From Pose’s Mj Rodriguez to Friends star Courteney Cox’s first Emmy nod, listed below are all of the history-making moments from the announcement.

Mj Rodriguez first trans woman to earn main appearing nod

Mj Rodriguez’s nomination for her act as Blanca Rodriguez within the FX sequence Pose helped her bag an Emmy nod within the main actress class. This is the first time a trans woman has earned a nomination within the class. The nod additionally marks the third time {that a} trans woman has been nominated for an Emmy award. The first time it occurred was in 2014 when Laverne Cox was nominated for her efficiency within the acclaimed TV present Orange is the New Black.

Courteney Cox lastly will get her Emmy nod

Friends star Courteney Cox has lastly gotten her long-awaited Emmy nod. She was the one actor from the primary solid of the present to haven’t been nominated within the present’s decade-long run on tv. The Friends Reunion episode has earned a nod within the Best Variety Special class. Cox executive-produced the HBO Max particular.

Rosie Perez’s nomination

Flight Attendant actor Rosie Perez is the third Latina to be nominated within the supporting comedy actress class. Liz Torres and Sofia Vegara have beforehand been nominated in the identical class for his or her efficiency in The John Larroquette Show and Modern Family, respectively.

The Stacey Abrahams nomination

Stacey Abrahams is an American politician, human rights activist, lawyer and writer. Now, she has added yet one more feather to her extremely adorned cap – an Emmy nominated artiste. Abrahams bagged a nomination for a voiceover efficiency in Black-ish: Election Special episode.

Lovecraft Country

This is the first time {that a} Black lead actor and lead actress (Jonathon Majors and Jurnee Smollett) have been nominated in main appearing classes for a similar present in the identical 12 months.

Hamilton makes historical past

On Tuesday, Disney Plus present Hamilton turned the second-most nominated title within the restricted sequence or anthology class. It has seven nominations to its credit score.

Bowen Yang

Bowen Yang on Tuesday turned the first Chinese-American actor to bag an Emmy nomination. Yang additionally occurs to be the first featured participant of Saturday Night Live to obtain the Emmy nod.

Emmys 2021 might be held on September 19 in Los Angeles.


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