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MN's Louie Anderson wins Emmy for 'Baskets'

Minneapolis-native Louie Anderson is now an Emmy winner. 

 
Actor Louie Anderson accepts Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for 'Baskets' onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.

Minneapolis-native Louie Anderson is now an Emmy winner.

Anderson was nominated for his supporting role in the FX show, "Baskets," where he plays the judgmental mother of Zach Galifianakis' character, Chip.

On Sunday, he beat the odds and took home the trophy, beating fellow front-runner nominees Tony Hale (Veep), Titus Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt).

“I have not always been a very good man, but I play one hell of a woman," Anderson said during his acceptance speech.

The other nominees in the category were Andre Braugher (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and Matt Walsh (Veep).

This marks the third Emmy win for the actor.

WATCH: Louie Anderson talks about Emmy win backstage

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