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Last Jedi’s Laura Dern wins 1st Emmy Award

Laura Dern as Vice Admiral Holdo in Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi.
Laura Dern as Vice Admiral Holdo in Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi.

Laura Dern, appearing this December as a new character in Star Wars: Episode VIII — The Last Jedi, has won her first primetime Emmy Award for work on television after being nominated six times.

Her Emmy win comes for being a outstanding supporting actress in a limited series or movie for HBO’s miniseries Big Little Lies.

Dern co-starred in the original Jurassic Park. Her Last Jedi character, Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo, makes her first appearance as a young woman in the recent young-adult Star Wars novel Leia: Princess of Alderaan. Read more about the mysterious new Resistance character here in a review of the book.

The Last Jedi, directed by Rian Johnson, opens Dec. 15.

ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 15: (L-R) Actors Gwendoline Christie, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Director Rian Johnson, actors Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern and Benicio del Toro of STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI took part today in the Walt Disney Studios live action presentation at Disney's D23 EXPO 2017 in Anaheim, Calif. STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI will be released in U.S. theaters on December 15, 2017. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** Gwendoline Christie; John Boyega; Daisy Ridley; Mark Hamill; Rian Johnson; Kelly Marie Tran; Laura Dern; Benicio del Toro
The Last Jedi cast at Star Wars Celebration Orlando. (Disney/Lucasfilm photo)

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