PC: Gulf News
At the Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony on Saturday, the late actor Chadwick Boseman and former president Barack Obama both received significant honours.
Obama was honored with the outstanding narrator Emmy Award for his work on the Netflix documentary “Our Great National Parks.”
The Obamas’ production company, Higher Ground, created the five-part documentary series about global national parks and wildlife.
Obama is the second US president to win an Emmy. Dwight Eisenhower got an honorary Governors Award from the Television Academy in 1956 while he was still the president.
Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards are collectively known as the EGOT, and Obama is presently halfway toward obtaining them. Rita Moreno and John Legend are two of the 17 persons who have succeeded. The former president has already received two Grammy Awards for the audiobooks of his memoirs.
The late actor Chadwick Boseman received a posthumous Emmy award on Saturday as well. Boseman won the character voice-over performance award for his portrayal of Marvel’s Star-Lord T’Challa in the Disney+ animated series “What If…?”.
At age 43, the “Black Panther” actor passed away from cancer in 2020.