LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 12: Julia Garner, winner of the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series award for 'Ozark,' poses in the press room during the 74th Primetime Emmys at Microsoft Theater on September 12, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Julia Garner took residence the award for finest supporting actress in a drama on the Emmys on Sept. 12, marking her third win for the position of Ruth Langmore in “Ozark.” In her acceptance speech, she expressed her gratitude for the character. “Thank you for writing Ruth,” she mentioned. “She’s modified my life.”

In a press room backstage, Garner elaborated on the character’s significance, telling POPSUGAR that Langmore was her favourite position of all time. “If I needed to choose one character — I really like all my characters, however most likely Ruth,” she says, “despite the fact that I really like taking part in Anna Delvey [in ‘Inventing Anna’] as properly.”

Garner provides that it’s Ruth’s spirit of inquiry that stands out to her most. “The factor that I search for in a personality, and it is by no means going to vary, is deep curiosity,” she mentioned. “If a personality has deep curiosity, there’s quite a bit going on and there is a lot to do. That’s simply actually essential to me. Not solely what I’m in search of in a personality, but additionally with folks — a way of curiosity and hopefulness.”

She additionally explains simply how a lot the powerful, resourceful, and complex Langmore influenced her worldview. “What Ruth gave me was, in a deeper means, a way of confidence,” she mentioned. “I simply realized a lot from her, and he or she’s such a ravishing character and particular person — I’m going to say particular person, as a result of I take a look at her as an individual. Not solely did she change my profession, however she modified me as an individual. I’m so grateful each single day.”

The actor will reportedly play Madonna in a forthcoming biopic, with Variety reporting that she was supplied the half on June 7. Garner additionally made waves in 2022 for her efficiency as infamous scammer Anna Delvey in “Inventing Anna” amassing some attention for her unusual accent within the course of. When requested whether or not she prefers her “Ozark” or “Inventing Anna” accents within the Emmys press room, she mentioned that she could not select between them. “They’re so completely different. It’s form of evaluating apples and oranges. It even comes all the way down to how they transfer their tongue. Everything’s so completely different. Ruth is [in Ruth’s accent] a little bit extra sing-songy. . . Anna [in Anna’s accent] is simply very flat, no matter. They’re very completely different. I really like them each.”

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