Golden Globes: Gina Rodriguez Wins Best Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy

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Gina Rodriguez accepted the award from Kerry Washington and Bryan Cranston

Gina Rodriguez took home the Golden Globe award for best actress in a TV series, musical or comedy, for her performance in Jane the Virgin on Sunday night.

The actress was nominated alongside Veep's Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Nurse Jackie's Edie Falco, Girls' Lena Dunham and Orange Is the New Black's Taylor Schilling.

"This award is so much more than myself," Rodriguez said. "It represents a culture that wants to see themselves as heroes."

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This is Rodriguez's first Golden Globe nomination and first win. Rodriguez's win is The CW's first-ever Golden Globe after earning its first nomination this year.

Jane the Virgin, which tells the story of a young woman who was accidentally artificially inseminated, picks up its first season on Jan. 19.

Watch THR's exclusive interview with Rodriguez below.