Sandra Oh pays tribute to Killing Eve co-star and ‘my other half’ Jodie Comer

Sandra Oh accepts the award for best actress in a drama series for
Sandra Oh accepts the award for best actress in a drama series for "Killing Eve" at the 24th annual Critics' Choice Awards on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Sandra Oh picked up the best actress in a drama series prize at the Critics’ Choice Awards and paid tribute to her Killing Eve co-star Jodie Comer.

Fresh off her success at the Golden Globes earlier this month, Oh, 47, took the award ahead of a star-studded field which included Liverpool-born Comer, 25.

24th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards – Show
Sandra Oh accepts the award for best actress in a drama series for Killing Eve at the 24th annual Critics’ Choice Awards (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Deuce), Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale), Elizabeth Olsen (Sorry For Your Loss), Julia Roberts (Homecoming) and Keri Russell (The Americans) were also nominated.

In the BBC’s spy drama Killing Eve, Oh plays MI5 agent Eve Polastri who becomes obsessed with notorious assassin Villanelle, portrayed by Comer.

The pair have won critical acclaim for the show and while accepting her award in Santa Monica on Sunday, Oh singled out her co-star for special praise.

24th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards – Arrivals
Jodie Comer was among the celebrities attending the Critics’ Choice Awards in Santa Monica (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

She said: “There’s one person who is my obsession, my other half. The person who’s pushed me to the limit and that is the incredible Jodie Comer.

“Thank you so much. When it shows the two of us on set, there is just, the entire world goes away and I’m so appreciative of your trust and your talents.”

Comer reacted by smiling in the audience. Killing Eve is set to return for a second season in April.

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