Waddingham currently stars in the critically-acclaimed Apple comedy series “Ted Lasso” in the role of Rebecca Welton, the owner of AFC Richmond. She recently won her first Emmy for her role in the show, picking up the statuette for best supporting actress in a comedy. Waddingham also won a Critics’ Choice Award and a Hollywood Critics Association Award for her work on the show.
“Ted Lasso” was nominated for 20 Emmys at this year’s ceremony, ultimately winning seven. Along with Waddingham’s win, the show won for best comedy series while Jason Sudeikis and Brett Goldstein won for best actor and best supporting actor in a comedy respectively.