Scandal's Joe Morton Takes Home Emmy for Nasty Papa Pope

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Joe Morton took home his first Emmy this past weekend. He accepted the Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series award for his portrayal of Rowan Pope on Scandal

The actor, whose rapid-fire soliloquies as dastardly Papa Pope have become a thing of social media legend beat out Paul Giamatti (Lord Aysgarth, Downton Abbey), Dylan Baker (Colin Sweeney, The Good Wife), Reg E. Cathey (Freddy, House of Cards), Robert Morse (Bertram Cooper, Mad Men) and Beau Bridges (Barton Scully, Masters of Sex).

Season 4 of Scandal premieres Sept. 25 at 9 pm EST.

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