On July 12, Jenna Ortega he picked her up for the first time Amy nomination, for her role as Wednesday Addams in the Netflix show. And with this recognition, the 20-year-old has made history as the last Latina nominee of all time, and the second-last nominee for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series (the first being Patty Dukewho was 17 years old when he was chosen The Patty Duke Show in 1964).
Ortega, who is of Mexican and Puerto Rican descent, is also the first Latina to be elected to the team since 2008, when America Ferrera he was in the running for his second Emmy Bad Betty. The Barbie star had it made history last year being the first Latina to win the award.
So who will join Ortega as the leading Emmy 2023 nominees? Christina Applegate (The Death of Me), Natasha Lyonne (Poker face), Quinta Brunson (Abbott Elementary) and Rachel Brosnahan (Amazing Mrs. Maisel) were also named at the July 12 selection ceremony.