Rami Malek wins first Emmy of his career for 'Mr. Robot'

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Yes, Rami Malek. We're seeing this, too.

Malek won his first Emmy — for outstanding lead actor in a drama series — for his role on "Mr. Robot." "Please tell me you're seeing this, too," Malek said as he took the stage, referring his small-screen counterpart Elliot Alderson, who sees things that aren't real.

Malek capped his breakthrough year with a win for his role as moody, mentally disturbed hacker Elliot on USA Network's "Mr. Robot." The actor earned a Golden Globe nom earlier this year.

Related: Emmy Awards Winners: Updated List

"I want to honor the Elliots," he said during his acceptance speech. "Because there's a little bit of Elliot in all of us."

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Rami Malek accepts the award for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series for "Mr. Robot" at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 18, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake
Rami Malek accepts the award for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series for "Mr. Robot" at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 18, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake
Rami Malek accepts the award for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series for "Mr. Robot" at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 18, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake
Rami Malek reacts as he wins the award for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series for "Mr. Robot" at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 18, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake
Rami Malek walks offstage after accepting the award for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series for "Mr. Robot" at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 18, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Rami Malek accepts Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for 'Mr. Robot' onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Rami Malek accepts Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for 'Mr. Robot' onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Rami Malek accepts Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for 'Mr. Robot' onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Rami Malek and Abigail Spencer present an award at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 18, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actors Rami Malek (L) and Abigail Spencer speak onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Rami Malek accepts Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for 'Mr. Robot' onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actors Rami Malek (L) and Abigail Spencer speak onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Rami Malek accepts Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for 'Mr. Robot' onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Rami Malek accepts Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for 'Mr. Robot' onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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"I am honored to be recognized with such a distinguished and accomplished group of actors," Malek added. "I'm honored to stand here and represent my family and every single person who has helped me get this far. I'm honored to work with a pure visionary in Sam Esmail, I wouldn't be here without you, to go to work with an absurdly gifted cast, and crew, and writers."

Kyle Chandler of Netflix's "Bloodline," Bob Odenkirk of AMC's "Better Call Saul," Matthew Rhys of FX's "The Americans," Liev Schreiber of Showtime's "Ray Donovan," and Kevin Spacey of Netflix's "House of Cards" were also up for the award.

Here's the full list of Emmys 2016 winners.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Sterling K. Brown accepts the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for 'The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story' during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Courtney B. Vance accepts the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for 'The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story' during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actresses Tina Fey (L) and Amy Poehler speak onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Writer/producer Ryan Murphy (L) and actor John Travolta accept Outstanding Limited Series for 'The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story' onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: (L-R) Actors Tom Hiddleston and Priyanka Chopra speak onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Leslie Jones speaks onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actors Liev Schreiber (L) and Keri Russell speak onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Kate McKinnon accepts the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series award for 'Saturday Night Live' onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Matt LeBlanc (L) and actress Julie Bowen speak onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actors Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn speak onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Louis Anderson accepts the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series award for 'Baskets' onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Terrence Howard walks onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Sarah Paulson (R) accepts Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for 'The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story' from actress Claire Danes onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Regina King accepts the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for 'American Crime' during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Director Susanne Bier accepts Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special for 'The Night Manager' from actor Tom Hiddleston onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Regina King accepts Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for 'American Crime' onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Host Jimmy Kimmel distributes snacks during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Jeffrey Tambor accepts Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for 'Transparent' from TV personality James Corden onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Producer Mark Burnett (L) accepts Outstanding Reality-Competition Program for 'The Voice' from actress Mandy Moore onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Gaten Matarazzo passes out peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to the audience during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Producer Mark Burnett (center-right, at microphone) and production team accept Outstanding Reality-Competition Program for 'The Voice' onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Jeffrey Tambor accepts Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for 'Transparent' onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Writer/producer Jill Soloway accepts the Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series Award for the 'Transparent' episode 'Man on the Land' onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus accepts Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for 'Veep' onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Prosecutor Marcia Clark (L) and actress Sarah Paulson seen on video screen during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Anthony Anderson (L) and actress Tracee Ellis Ross speak onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actor Joel McHale (L) and actress Kristen Bell speak onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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