Julia Louis-Dreyfus Dedicates Emmy Award to Late Father, Gerard Louis-Dreyfus

The actress said Gerard Louis-Dreyfus died Friday.

The "Veep" actress ended her speech by dedicating the award to her late father, Gerard Louis-Dreyfus, who she said died on Friday.

Referring to her father by his nickname, William, Julia Louis-Dreyfus said, "I'm so glad that he liked 'Veep,' because his opinion was the one that really mattered."

Gérard Louis-Dreyfus was a French-born billionaire businessman, according to Forbes. He was 84.