Will Matthew Rhys become the second person to win an Emmy for playing Perry Mason?

Will Matthew Rhys become the second person to win an Emmy for playing Perry Mason?
It isn’t often that multiple actors win awards for playing the same character, but it could happen at this year’s Emmy Awards. Welsh actor and delightfully unverified Twitter user Matthew Rhys stars in HBO’s rebooted crime drama “Perry Mason,” which reimagines the story of the iconic and imposing defense attorney who first appeared in the literary works of author Erle Stanley Gardner before being featured in a long-running radio series and then a CBS television show starring Raymond Burr. Should Rhys walk away a winner in the race for Best Drama Actor later this year, he would become the second actor to win for portraying the character after Burr won twice (out of three nominations) for his performance on the original series, which ran from 1957 until 1966.

Set in 1930s Los Angeles during the Great Depression, HBO’s version of “Perry Mason” picks up when the character is
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