Jennifer Coolidge’s career-revitalizing White Lotus journey is ending on a very high note.
The veteran performer on Monday won her second Emmy Award — her first in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series category — for playing now-deceased socialite Tanya McQuoid in HBO’s resort-set phenom. Coolidge prevailed over a field that included four
Coolidge’s previous White Lotus Emmy triumph came in 2022 for her work in the series’ breakout first season, although that win was in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series category. In that acceptance speech, Coolidge famously forgot to give a shout-out to the architect of her comeback: White Lotus creator Mike White.
This time around, Coolidge did not repeat that mistake.
In the wake of White Lotus‘ Season 2 finale, which concluded with her Tanya character getting killed off, TVLine praised Coolidge for giving her alter ego a “surprisingly resilient yet hopelessly inept swan song.”