Sterling K. Brown built Golden Globes history on Sunday night when he took home the bestow for Best Actor in a Drama TV series. Brown, who won for his role as Randall in NBC’s “This Is Us, ” is the first black mortal to win the bestow in the ceremony’s 75 -year history.
In his acceptance speech, Brown thanked his wife Ryan Michelle Bathe before he “r[ a] n out of time”( something he didn’t provided an opportunity to do at the Emmys ), promised his their children to take them to academy in the morning, and underscored the importance of intentional representation in Hollywood.
Brown thanked “This is Us” creator Dan Fogelman for crafting an inclusive persona specifically for a black man.
“Throughout the majority of my career, I’ve benefited from colorblind casting, ” Brown said. “But Dan Fogleman, you wrote a persona for a black male that can only be played by a black male, and so what I acknowledge so much about this thing is that I’m being verified for who I am and I’m being appreciated for who I am. That stimulates it that much more difficult to reject me or reject any person who is looks like me.”
This historic win was Brown’s first Golden Globe. In 2017, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series.