Julia Garner took home her third Emmy win for her role as Ruth Langmore in Netflix’s Ozark in the Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series category.
Garner previously took home the trophy twice for the same category in 2019 and 2020.
In her acceptance speech, Julia expressed her gratitude to the showrunners for creating the character and yelled out Jason Bateman for “taking her a chance.”
“First of all I would like to thank the Television Academy. I want to thank everyone at Netflix and MRC. I want to thank our showrunners and all the writers in the writers room, thank you for writing Ruth. She changed my life. I want to thank Jason Bateman for taking a chance on me. And Laura Linney, you’ve been such a guiding light to me. I just feel very grateful, very grateful, to be here… and to play Ruth and to be with such great, beautiful artists. I love you all.”
Created by Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams for Netflix, Ozark Starring Jason Bateman and Laura Linney as Marty and Wendy Byrde. Bateman also serves as a director and executive producer for the series.
The story revolves around Marty Byrde, a financial planner who moves his family from Chicago to a summer resort in the Ozarks. With wife Wendy and their two children in tow, Marty is on the road after a money laundering scheme goes awry, forcing him to pay off a substantial debt to a Mexican drug lord to protect his family. With the fate of the Byrdes at stake, appalling circumstances force the broken family to reconnect.
The series came to an end with its fourth and final season in 2021.