Emmys 2020: 23 First-Time Nominees in the Acting Categories

Emmys 2020 Nominations First Timers
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The 2020 Emmy nominations are out, and across the acting categories, 23 have been recognized for the first time.

From multiple honors for Succession to standout performances from new shows Euphoria and Watchmen and farewells to The Good Place and Schitt's Creek, we're rounding up all of them below. Scroll down to see who's up for an Emmy for the first time in September.

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Andrew Scott Emmy Nomination Black Mirror Guest Actor
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Andrew Scott (Black Mirror) — Guest Actor in a Drama Series

Annie Murphy Emmy Nomination Schitt's Creek Supporting Actress
Pop TV

Annie Murphy (Schitt’s Creek) — Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Billy Crudup Emmy Nomination The Morning Show Supporting Actor
Apple TV+

Billy Crudup (The Morning Show) — Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Cate Blanchett Emmy Nomination Mrs America Lead Actress
Pari Dukovic/FX

Cate Blanchett (Mrs. America) — Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Cecily Strong Emmy Nomination Saturday Night Live Supporting Actress
Rosalind O'Connor/NBC

Cecily Strong (Saturday Night Live) — Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

D'Arcy Carden Emmy Nomination The Good Place Supporting Actress
Colleen Hayes/NBC

D’Arcy Carden (The Good Place) — Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Dev Patel Emmy Nomination Modern Love Guest Actor
Giovanni Rufino/Amazon Studios

Dev Patel (Modern Love) — Guest Actor in a Comedy Series

Harriet Walter Emmy Nomination Succession Guest Actress
Graeme Hunter/HBO

Harriet Walter (Succession) — Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

Jeremy Pope Emmy Nomination Hollywood Lead Actor
Saeed Adyani/Netflix

Jeremy Pope (Hollywood) — Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Jeremy Strong Emmy Nomination Succession Lead Actor
Graeme Hunter/HBO

Jeremy Strong (Succession) — Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Jovan Adepo Emmy Nomination Watchmen Supporting Actor
Mark Hill/HBO

Jovan Adepo (Watchmen) — Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Kieran Culkin Emmy Nomination Succession Supporting Actor
Peter Kramer/HBO

Kieran Culkin (Succesion) — Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Matthew Macfadyen Emmy Nomination Succession Supporting Actor
Zach Dilgard/HBO

Matthew Macfadyen (Succession) — Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Nicholas Braun Emmy Nomination Succession Supporting Actor
Peter Kramer/HBO

Nicholas Braun (Succession) — Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Octavia Spencer Emmy Nomination Self Made Lead Actress
Amanda Matlovich/Netflix

Octavia Spencer (Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker) — Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Paul Mescal Emmy Nomination Norman People Lead Actor
Enda Bowe/Hulu

Paul Mescal (Normal People) — Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Ramy Youssef Emmy Nomination Ramy Lead Actor
Craig Blankenhorn/Hulu

Ramy Youssef (Ramy) — Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Sarah Snook Emmy Nomination Succession Supporting Actress
Peter Kramer/HBO

Sarah Snook (Succession) — Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Shira Haas Emmy Nomination Unorthodox Lead Actress
Anika Molnar/Netflix

Shira Haas (Unorthodox) — Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

William Jackson Harper Emmy Nomination The Good Place Supporting Actor
Colleen Hayes/NBC

William Jackson Harper (The Good Place) — Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Emmy Nomination Watchmen Supporting Actor
Mark Hill/HBO

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Watchmen) — Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

Yvonne Orji Emmy Nomination Insecure Supporting Actress
Merie W. Wallace/HBO

Yvonne Orji (Insecure) — Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Zendaya Emmy Nomination Euphoria Lead Actress
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Zendaya (Euphoria) — Lead Actress in a Drama Series