Billy Porter Wins Outstanding Lead Actor for ‘Pose’ at 2019 Emmy Awards
Billy Porter Wins Outstanding Lead
Actor for ‘Pose’ at 2019 Emmy Awards Billy Porter made history when he took home the award for outstanding lead actor in a drama series.
Porter is the first openly gay
black man to receive a nomination
and win in this category.
When asked about his nomination on the red carpet,
Porter said he was “grateful” for the opportunity.
Billy Porter, via ‘People’ He beat out fellow actors Jason Bateman,
Brown, Kit Harington,
Bob Odenkirk and Milo Ventimiglia.
‘Pose,’ created by Ryan Murphy, was also
nominated for outstanding drama series.