Michaela Coel

By the end of the night, no actors of colour or LGBTQ actors had won any of the major acting awards.
The British actor won a gong for her portrayal of the Queen in Netflix’s The Crown.
The I May Destroy You creator, actor, writer and director won an Emmy for writing the universally acclaimed series.
The I May Destroy You creator wanted to "say no to being exploited".
The ascent of Michaela Coel shows no signs of slowing down.
Michaela Coel, Regé-Jean Page, Olivia Colman, Emma Corrin and Josh O’Connor are all up for gongs.
There were also prizes for Diversity's Britain's Got Talent routine and Normal People's Paul Mescal.
Michaela has had huge success in the past year with her gripping and game-changing drama.
The actor on his dream of bringing queer Black historical figures into the limelight, and what the hype around Bridgerton got wrong.
And she isn't the only one to have been overlooked by the Globes, only to be recognised by the Screen Actors Guild.