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Actress Audra McDonald Makes History at Tony Awards

Actress Audra McDonald with her six Tony Awards Photo Credit: Shevett Studios Actress Audra McDonald with her six Tony Awards

WATCH VIDEO: 411 Team talking about Audra McDonald making history with her sixth Tony Award

Actress Audra McDonald won her sixth Tony Award for her role as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill.

With this Tony win, McDonald becomes the first person to win in all four performance categories, and she has also broken the record for the most Tony Awards won by a performer.

McDonald beats a record that she held with fellow winners Angela Lansbury and Julie Harris (Harris also received a Lifetime Achievement Special Tony in 2002).

McDonald has previously won Tony Awards for The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, A Raisin in the Sun, Ragtime, Master Class and Carousel. Her additional Broadway credits include 110 in the Shade, Henry IV Marie Christine, and The Secret Garden.

Congratulations, Audra McDonald, a well-deserved honor!