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‘I wish my dad was here’: Emmys winner Olivia Colman reveals father died during pandemic

Olivia Colman paid tribute to her late father following her Emmy Award win.

The actress, 47, won for Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix’s The Crown.

After giving a series of thank yous, she became emotional as she then spoke about her father, Keith, who she revealed had died during the pandemic.

She said: “I’m going to be very quick because I’m very teary. I wish my dad was here to see this. I lost my daddy during Covid and he would have loved all this.”

It was her first Emmy win from four nominations.

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