Emmys 2018: Matthew Rhys Pulls off Upset in Winning Emmy for lead actor in a drama series

Dethrones last year's winner Sterling K. Brown for category honors
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The Americans’ Matthew Rhys was the surprise winner in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series category.

Matthew Rhys and The Americans

Rhys, who played Philip Jennings in FX’s recently ended espionage series, topped last year’s winner Sterling K. Brown (This Is Us), along with Ed Harris and Jeffrey Wright (Westworld); Milo Ventimiglia (This is Us), and Jason Bateman (Ozark).