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Emmy Predictions 2019: Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Emmy Predictions 2019: Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Last Year’s Winner: Jeff Daniels, “Godless

Still Eligible: No.

Hot Streak: In the history of the Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series and TV Movie race, there are 37 actors with more than one nomination apiece, and only one who’s won more than once: Beau Bridges won in 1997 for “The Second Civil War” and in 1993 for “The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom.”

Fun Fact: Maybe more is better? As limited series have been on the rise across television, this category has seen more winners from miniseries than TV Movies by a wide margin: Only one supporting actor this decade has won while representing a standalone movie — David Strathairn for HBO’s “Temple Grandin” — whereas five won for TV Movies in the decade prior. (More if you count two-part miniseries as movies.)

Notable Ineligible Series: Alexander Skarsgård, “Big Little Lies”; anyone from “American Crime Story

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