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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Makes Emmy History, Breaks Lucille Ball's Record

SANTA MONICA, CA - MAY 16:  Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus arrives at Coastal Living at Bring Back the Beach at The Jonathan Clu
SANTA MONICA, CA - MAY 16: Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus arrives at Coastal Living at Bring Back the Beach at The Jonathan Club on May 16, 2013 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Ari Perilstein/Getty Images for Coastal Living)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus made history today: The "Seinfeld" veteran has now surpassed Lucille Ball's record of 13 nominations. Dreyfus' fourteenth nomination (for HBO's "Veep") makes her the most-nominated comedic actress in the lead and supporting categories in Emmy history.

Additionally, after her win for "Veep" last year, Louis-Dreyfus is the only actress who has three wins for three separate comedy shows -- "Veep," "Seinfeld" and "The New Adventures of Old Christine."

“It's taken me decades, but I have finally avenged Lucille Ball. I am euphoric," Louis-Dreyfus said in a statement.

"Veep" recently wrapped its second season on HBO and will return for a third.

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