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Sterling K. Brown Made History At The 2018 SAG Awards And Gave An Amazing Speech

"What a blessing it is to get to do what you love for a living."

Posted on January 21, 2018, at 10:18 p.m. ET

Sterling K. Brown made history at the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday when he became the first black actor to win the Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series category.

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Brown won for his role as Randall Pearson in the NBC drama This Is Us.

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"What a blessing it is to get to do what you love for a living," Brown said in his acceptance speech.

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"What an honor it is to be recognized by your peers for a job well done."

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"People call us weird and strange. The truth of the matter is, everybody's weird and strange. We just embrace ourselves for who we are," the actor said.

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"To all those people out there still hustling, trying to make it: The fame won't sustain you, the money won't sustain you. The love — keep that love alive. It'll keep you going."

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You can watch Sterling K. Brown's full speech here.

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