Julia Louis-Dreyfus is sadly mourning the loss of her father.
The 55-year-old star tragically revealed her dad, William Louis-Dreyfus, recently died at age 84 during her Outstanding Lead Actress Emmys acceptance speech on Sunday, Sept. 18.
Julia and her father, William in May 2014.
“I’d like to dedicate this to my father, who passed away on Friday, [Sept. 16]. I’m so glad that he liked Veep because his opinion was the one that really mattered,” Julia said while holding back tears.
The mom-of-two won her fifth consecutive Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Selina Meyer on the hit HBO series Veep. This is Julia’s eighth career Emmy and 22nd nomination.