Niecy Nash Accepts Critics' Choice Award: "I Share This Award With Glenda Cleveland"

Niecy Nash wins the Universal Award for Top Supporting Actor in a Movie or Miniseries at the Critics' Choice Awards with an emotional speech

The actress played Jeffrey Dahmer's neighbor, Glenda Cleveland, in Ryan Murphy's "Dahmer — Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer tale,

she revisited her journey in the entertainment industry, going back to where it all began. .

"When I decided to become an actress, I saw myself doing drama," she said at the event on January 15. "They said, live in your comedy lane

Some people want to leave you where they find you. I did what I knew how to do: I cried and told my mother," she maintained

"I said, 'don't you think I'm an excellent dramatic actress?' She said, 'woman, I don't, but you could be. You find great elegance in this city, and I can work longer to pay for it.' Thank you

All you need is one," she said. She went directly to thank Evan Peters, Ryan Murphy and Netflix

Previously, Nash discussed the struggles of playing Cleveland in a social media post from October, writing: "Dahmer became my most difficult job to date

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