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Like a True Champ, Bob Odenkirk Walks Away With Head Held High After Emmys Snub, Says He Got “Far more than he deserved”

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Bob Odenkirk, who is known for playing the shady character of Saul Goodman in AMC’s Better Call Saul (2015-2022) found himself competing for the Emmy award for ‘best lead actor in a drama series’. To much dismay of fans, the actor lost the Emmy but held his head high post-ceremony. This marks the 5th time Bob Odenkirk has been nominated for an Emmy but still hasn’t won one.

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Bob Odenkirk has been known for playing Saul Goodman in Better Caul Saul (2015-2022).
Bob Odenkirk has been known for playing Saul Goodman in Better Caul Saul (2015-2022).

Bob Odenkirk Deprived of His Emmy Win Once Again

The character of Saul Goodman was seen in an episode titled “Better Call Saul” in Breaking Bad (2008-2013). Following their meeting, Saul Goodman became a fan favorite for the people due to his slick talk and his unique advocating style that made any criminal not guilty. After “Felina” of Breaking Bad, the prequel series based on the life of Saul Goodman was soon announced and the fans rejoiced.

Bob Odenkirk in Nobody (2021).
Bob Odenkirk in Nobody (2021).

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The actor took to Twitter along with an adorable photo of fellow star Rhea Seehorn to talk about his gratitude to the series and how it means so much more to him.

The actor has had wonderful chemistry with fellow co-star Rhea Seehorn on set along with some old-time friends such as Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould who previously worked with the Nobody actor in Breaking Bad. The award went to Lee Jung-jae who was praised for his acting skills in Squid Game (2021-).

Bob Odenkirk’s Previous Emmy Snubs

Bob Odenkirk (right) along with fellow co-stars Bryan Cranston (centre), and, Aaron Paul (left).
Bob Odenkirk (right) along with fellow co-stars Bryan Cranston (center), and, Aaron Paul (left).

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Bob Odenkirk has previous experience in the field of acting and comedy but the role of Saul Goodman gave him the big breakthrough that he was looking for. It was soon revealed to the audience that the real name of the Albuquerque-based attorney was Jimmy McGill and had a brother by the name of Chuck McGill.

This marks the 5th time that Bob Odenkirk has been nominated for the Emmy award for ‘outstanding lead actor in a drama series’. Starting from the inception of Jimmy McGill in 2015, he has been nominated in 2016, 2017, 2019, and, 2022 for Better Call Saul.

Despite being nominated a whopping 5 times for the same award for his work in the same series, the actor has yet to receive his Emmy. Better Call Saul is available to stream on AMC.

Source: Twitter

Written by Visarg Acharya

Visarg Acharya joined FandomWire in 2022 as a Content Writer. Along with a penchant for writing, Visarg claims that words are the only true language made for him. Currently pursuing his B.Sc in Physics, the combination of Physics and Marvel make up for an interesting talk. Visarg Acharya has authored over 500 articles and reads books in his spare time along with an occasional series to accompany him.