Barack Obama and Chadwick Boseman win Emmy Awards


At the Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony on Saturday, former president Barack Obama and the late actor Chadwick Boseman had notable wins.

Obama received the excellent narrator Emmy Award for his work on the Netflix documentary, “Our Great National Parks.”

Higher Ground, Barack and Michelle Obama’s manufacturing firm, created the five-part docuseries on nationwide parks and wildlife all through the world.

Obama is the second US president to win an Emmy. Dwight Eisenhower was awarded an honorary Governors Award by the Television Academy whereas he was nonetheless in workplace in 1956.

Obama is now midway to turning into an EGOT winner, somebody who has acquired Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Awards. The achievement has solely been achieved by 17 folks, together with Rita Moreno and John Legend. The former president has beforehand received two Grammys for audio variations of his memoirs.

Also on Saturday, the late actor Chadwick Boseman was honored with a posthumous Emmy. Boseman received the character voice-over efficiency class for his function within the Disney+ animated sequence “What If…?” as Marvel’s Star-Lord T’Challa.

The “Black Panther” star died in 2020 at age 43 of most cancers.

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