Quinta Brunson Wins Her First Golden Globe for 'Abbott Elementary'

The actress won 'Best Actress in a Comedy Series or Musical' for her role as Janine Teagues.

Philly native Quinta Brunson had a reason to celebrate on Tuesday night as she took home the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series or Musical for her role as Janine Teague on Abbott Elementary. 

Brunson is the first winner from a broadcast network since Tracee Ellis Ross in 2016 for ABC's black-ish.

“Disney, 20th Century, Warner Bros, thank you… for believing in this show about a group of teachers from Philadelphia,” Brunson said during her acceptance speech. “It has resonated with the world in a way that I couldn’t even imagine it would have. But let’s be real, I did imagine it so I sold it to you; thank you for believing in it.”

Congrats, Quinta!

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