Pittsburgh native Michael Keaton takes home Emmy for ‘Dopesick’

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh native and actor Michael Keaton took home an Emmy Monday night for his role in the miniseries “Dopesick.”

Photos: 74th Emmy Awards - Red carpet arrivals

The first award handed out Monday night was the first-ever Emmy for Keaton, the 71-year-old former “Batman” actor who was nominated for an Oscar in 2015 for his role in “Birdman.”

“I’ve got to tell you, my face hurts so much from all the fake smiling I’ve been doing,” Keaton said after accepting the trophy from the first presenter, Oprah Winfrey.

“You’ve got about 90 of these, don’t you?” he asked her.

Photos: Michael Keaton through the years

In Hulu’s “Dopesick,” Keaton plays Samuel Finnix, a doctor on the frontlines of America’s battle with opioid addiction.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.

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