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If Lin-Manuel Miranda wins Emmy for ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ guest spot, it would be his first major award as an actor

If Lin-Manuel Miranda wins Emmy for ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ guest spot, it would be his first major award as an actor

Lin-Manuel Miranda has three Tonys, three Grammys, an Emmy and a Pulitzer Prize, so it might be easy to overlook the fact that the awards magnet has yet to win a major award for his acting. But he’s an Emmy contender this year for guest-starring on “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” and one of the Expert journalists we’ve polled think that’ll finally do the trick.

Miranda appeared on “Brooklyn” in the episode “The Golden Child” as David Santiago, who needs his sister Amy (Melissa Fumero) to help clear his name. Most of our Experts predict he’ll be nominated for the role, but Kelly Lawler (USA Today) is currently the only one who thinks he’ll win. Most of the other Experts are divided between Peter MacNicol (“Veep”) and John Mulaney (“Saturday Night Live”).

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