Emmy nominations 2020: See the full list of celebrity nominees

Emmy nominations 2020: Complete list of actor, actress and celebrity nominees

Let the countdown for the 72nd Annual Emmy Awards begin! After months of anticipation, the 2020 Emmy nominations were revealed the morning of July 28 via a live ceremony led by Leslie Jones with guest presenters Laverne Cox, Josh Gad and Tatiana Maslany.

This year’s celebrity nominations include a nice mix of beloved TV actors as well as several film actors who broke into the TV landscape, largely in the Limited Series or TV movie categories. From Jennifer Aniston and Zendaya to Hugh Jackman and Mahershala Ali, the Emmys showed some love to several big names actors for their television contributions which has set the stage for a memorable Emmy telecast.

Ahead of the 72nd Annual Emmy Awards this fall, here’s your guide to all of the celebrities who managed to secure Emmy nominations in the acting categories.

2020 Emmy nominations: Which actors are nominated for Lead Actor in a Drama?

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Nominees: 

  • Jason Bateman, Ozark
  • Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us
  • Steve Carell, The Morning Show
  • Brian Cox, Succession
  • Billy Porter, Pose
  • Jeremy Strong, Succession

2020 Emmy nominations: Which actresses are nominated for Lead Actor in a Drama?

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Nominees: 

  • Jennifer Aniston, The Morning Show
  • Olivia Colman, The Crown
  • Jodie Comer, Killing Eve
  • Laura Linney, Ozark
  • Sandra Oh, Killing Eve
  • Zendaya, Euphoria

2020 Emmy nominations: Which actors are nominated for Lead Actor in a Comedy?

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Nominees: 

  • Anthony Anderson, black-ish
  • Don Cheadle, Black Monday
  • Ted Danson, The Good Place
  • Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method
  • Eugene Levy, Schitt’s Creek
  • Ramy Youssef, Ramy

2020 Emmy nominations: Which actresses are nominated for Lead Actor in a Comedy?

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominees: 

  • Christina Applegate, Dead to Me
  • Rachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Linda Cardellini, Dead to Me
  • Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek
  • Issa Rae, Insecure
  • Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish

2020 Emmy nominations: Which actors are nominated for Lead Actor in a Limited Series?

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series, Movie Nominees: 

  • Jeremy Irons, Watchmen
  • Hugh Jackman, Bad Education
  • Paul Mescal, Normal People
  • Jeremy Pope, Hollywood
  • Mark Ruffalo, I Know This Much Is True

2020 Emmy nominations: Which actors are nominated for Lead Actor in a Limited Series?

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series, Movie Nominees: 

  • Cate Blanchett, Mrs. America
  • Shira Haas, Unorthodox
  • Regina King, Watchmen
  • Octavia Spencer, Self Made
  • Kerry Washington, Little Fires Everywhere

2020 Emmy nominations: Which actors are nominated for Supporting Actor?

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Nominees: 

  • Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Watchmen
  • Jovan Adepo, Watchmen
  • Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. The Reverend
  • Louis Gossett Jr., Watchmen
  • Dylan McDermott, Hollywood
  • Jim Parsons, Hollywood

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Nominees:

  • Mahershala Ali, Ramy
  • Alan Arkin, The Kominsky Method
  • Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Sterling K. Brown, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • William Jackson Harper, The Good Place
  • Daniel Levy, Schitt’s Creek
  • Tony Shalhoub, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Kenan Thompson, SNL

2020 Emmy nominations: Which actresses are nominated for Supporting Actress?

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Nominees: 

  • Laura Dern, Big Little Lies
  • Meryl Streep, Big Little Lies
  • Fiona Shaw, Killing Eve
  • Julia Garner, Ozark
  • Sarah Snook, Succession
  • Helena Bonham Carter, The Crown
  • Samira Wiley, The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Thandie Newton, Westworld

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Nominees:

  • Betty Gilpin, GLOW
  • Yvonne Orji, Insecure
  • Cecily Strong, SNL
  • Kate McKinnon, SNL
  • Annie Murphy, Schitt’s Creek
  • D’Arcy Carden, The Good Place
  • Alex Borstein, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Marin Hinkle, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

2020 Emmy nominations: Celebrity nomination highlights

Beyond the night’s key categories, some of television’s biggest stars will compete in a number of categories aimed to spotlight the performances in Variety Television, Reality TV and guest performances on some of our favorite shows. Curious to see if your favorite stars managed to secure an Emmy nomination? Check out our celebrity nomination highlights below to find out!

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Nominees: 

  • Adam Driver, Saturday Night Live
  • Luke Kirby, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Eddie Murphy, Saturday Night Live
  • Dev Patel, Modern Love
  • Brad Pitt, Saturday Night Live
  • Fred Willard, Modern Family

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Nominees: 

  • Angela Bassett, A Black Lady Sketch Show
  • Bette Midler, The Politician
  • Maya Rudolph, The Good Place
  • Maya Rudolph, Saturday Night Live
  • Wanda Sykes, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Nominees: 

  • Andrew Scott, Black Mirror 
  • James Cromwell, Succession
  • Giancarlo Esposito, The Mandalorian
  • Martin Short, The Morning Show
  • Jason Bateman, The Outsider
  • Ron Cephas Jones, This Is Us

Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Nominees: 

  • Cicely Tyson, How to Get Away With Murder
  • Laverne Cox, Orange Is the New Black
  • Harriet Walter, Succession
  • Cherry Jones, Succession
  • Alexis Bledel, The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Phylicia Rashad, This Is Us

Outstanding Host For a Reality or Competition Program Nominees: 

  • Amy Poehler, Making It
  • Nicole Byer, Nailed It!
  • Bobby Berk, Queer Eye
  • RuPaul, RuPaul’s Drag Race
  • Barbara Corcoran, Shark Tank
  • Padma Lakshmi, Top Chef

Outstanding Variety Talk Series Nominees: 

  • The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
  • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert 

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Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series Nominees: 

  • Stephan James, #FreeRayshawn
  • Laurence Fishburne, #FreeRayshawn
  • Christoph Waltz, Most Dangerous Game
  • Mamoudou Athie, Oh Jerome, No
  • Corey Hawkins, Survive

Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series Nominees: 

  • Jasmine Cephas Jones, #FreeRayshawn
  • Anna Kendrick, Dummy
  • Kaitlin Olson, Flipped
  • Rain Valdez, Razor Tongue 
  • Kerri Kenney-Silver, Reno 911! 
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Don’t miss the 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards when they air Sunday, Sept. 20 at 8/7c on ABC. 

Which of your favorite celebrities managed to secure a nomination at this year’s Emmy Awards and who will you be rooting for when the Emmys air this September on ABC?

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