Margaret Cho Receives Emmy Nod For Kim Jong-Il Role on ’30 Rock’
Korean American comedienne Margaret Cho is all smiles after learning of her Emmy nomination for outstanding guest actress in a comedy series, announced on Thursday.
Cho appeared as the enigmatic and vertically challenged dictator in three episodes of hit NBC sitcom 30 Rock in 2011 and 2012.
“I’m so excited to have been nominated for an Emmy, especially for 30 Rock, which is an incredible show and also for playing a deranged and deceased world dictator who has divided the small country of my origin in two,” Cho told CBSNews. “That’s the best part. I think that’s what I’d call iron curtain irony.”
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