In acceptance, he thanked Halston EP Ryan Murphy and his co-stars. "David [Pittu], Rebecca [Dayan], I love you. Gian Franco [Rodriguez] and Krysta [Rodriguez], it was my great pleasure to get to work with you every day," he listed off, going on to thank his dialect coach and director Daniel Minahan.
"Mary, I love you so much. I love you so much," he added to partner Mary Elizabeth Winstead. "We'll take this home and show it to our new little boy, Laurie. And to my beautiful girls who I know are watching -- Clara, Esther, Jamyan and Anouk -- I said I'd say hello to you too!"
McGregor earned three previous Emmy nominations, with his first in 1997 for guest starring on ER and dual nods in 2017 for Outstanding Narrator for Highlands: Scotland's Wild Heart and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for Fargo.