‘Mrs. Maisel’ Star Rachel Brosnahan Is Ready to ‘Clap’ Her ‘Ass Off’ for Julia Louis-Dreyfus at the Emmys

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‘Mrs. Maisel’ Star Rachel Brosnahan Is Ready to ‘Clap’ Her ‘Ass Off’ for Julia Louis-Dreyfus at the Emmys
This story about Rachel Brosnahan first appeared in the Down to the Wire issue of TheWrap’s Emmy magazine.

This Emmy’s season marks Rachel Brosnahan’s second go-round for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, a category she won last year for her portrayal of Miriam “Midge” Maisel on Amy Sherman-Palladino’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” This time around, she’s up against such formidable adversaries as Natasha Lyonne from “Russian Doll,” Christina Applegate from “Dead to Me,” Catherine O’Hara from “Schitt’s Creek,” Phoebe Waller-Bridge from “Fleabag” — plus the most nominated and winningest woman in the history of the category, Julia Louis-Dreyfus from “Veep.”

“I am ready to lose gracefully, and stand on my feet and clap my ass off for Julia Louis-Dreyfus in September,” Brosnahan said, laughing to acknowledge that Louis-Dreyfus had won the category six years in a row before last year, when she wasn’t eligible.
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