The actress currently stars in "Killing Eve."
The nominations for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced Thursday morning.
(This version of the story corrects in second paragraph that Sandra Oh is first Asian lead comedy actress nomineee rather than first Asian-American nominee in that category)
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Alison Brie and Tiffany Haddish all weighed in.
Laurie Metcalf earned a surprise nomination while Debra Messing was snubbed.
And the nominees are...
"It could happen another time, but this is prob the best shot I'll have for awhile. My fingers are crossed," he told ABC News.
Actors, writers and directors reacted with gratitude, pride, awe and happiness after being nominated for Emmy Awards, television's top awards, on Thursday.
Nominations for the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards, the highest honors in television, were announced on Thursday.
Two high-profile revivals of broadcast network hits from yesteryear - "Will & Grace" and "Roseanne" - were shut out of this year's contest for best comedy series as Emmy voters mostly embraced newer offerings from cable-TV and streaming platforms.