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Michelle Stafford received the 2024 Daytime Emmy Award on June 7 for excellent lead efficiency in a daytime drama sequence: actress.

Stafford, who portrays Phyllis Summers on The Younger and the Stressed, was nominated for the award alongside Common Hospital‘s Finola Hughes and Cynthia Watros, The Daring and the Lovely‘s Katherine Kelly Lang and Annika Noelle and Days of Our Lives‘ Tamra Braun.

Throughout her acceptance speech, Stafford, 58, praised Hughes for being “one of the best actress within the room” and the “biggest buddy.” She additionally stated the award must be shared with The Younger and the Stressed’ forged and crew. “Each single one in all you must have one in all these,” she stated.

Along with thanking Sony and CBS, she made positive to name out her youngsters Jameson and Natalia and expressed gratitude for her appearing profession.

“I’m honored to entertain individuals. I am honored to be right here amongst you all tonight, really.” she added.

Michelle Stafford on the crimson carpet of the Daytime Emmy Awards 2024 in Los Angeles, California on June 7.

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Stafford made her debut on The Younger and the Stressed in 1994. Although her function as Phyllis Summers was meant to be quick time period, her portrayal impressed producers and she or he was given a contract to periodically reprise her function. In 2019, she departed her function as Nina Reeves on Common Hospital and returned to Y&R as Phyllis.

Through the years, Stafford has acquired 13 Daytime Emmy nominations and beforehand received in 1997 and 2004. In an interview with Cleaning soap Opera Digest forward of the ceremony, the actress revealed she’s the kind of particular person to wing her acceptance speech.

“Nicely, I believe you must at all times go in anticipating to lose and anticipating to win,” she confessed. “Both a type of issues can occur. It’s 50-50. I’ve a one-in-six probability. So it’s important to consider one thing. It’s important to put together one thing or else that’s simply foolish.”

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The 2024 Daytime Emmy Awards will air on the CBS Tv Community and is accessible to stream reside and on-demand on Paramount+.

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