Gold Derby has exclusively learned the episodes that will be submitted to the Emmys by two of the 2015 nominees for Best Drama Supporting Actor. Michael Kelly is entering the “House of Cards” episode titled “Chapter 27.” Ben Mendelsohn selects the “Bloodline” episode called “Episode 112.”
Kelly has his first career Emmy nomination this year for his role as former vice-presidential chief of staff Doug Stamper. On the first episode of the third season on Netflix, “While Frank is concerned with his plummeting approval ratings, Claire sets her sights on being Ambassador to the U.N. and Doug tries to deal with his injuries through extensive rehab.”
Mendeloshn is also a first-time nominee and co-stars on the freshman Netflix drama as Danny Rayburn. His character is the oldest son of a Florida Keys family who returns home and quickly starts causing turmoil. In his episode, “Past and present problems make Danny a threat to the Rayburns, while Sally confronts her family.”
We will continue to reveal all other Emmy submissions this year for the series and acting races as they are provided to us by networks, studios, or personal reps.
Who do you think will win Best Drama Supporting Actor? These two men compete against past champ Peter Dinklage (“Game of Thrones“) and previous nominees Jonathan Banks (“Better Call Saul“), Jim Carter (“Downton Abbey“), and Alan Cumming (“The Good Wife).
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