August 15, 2015 at 2:21 pm #357648
Results of Lead Actor Drama (as of this
1. Michael C. Hall, Six Feet Under – 41%
2. Matthew Fox, Lost – 20% (8 votes)
2. Timothy Olyphant, Justified – 20%
4. Ian McShane, Deadwood – 10% (4
5. Christopher Meloni, Law & Order:
SVU – 5% (2 votes)
**Special note: I omitted Jonathan Banks from the list. He
only received one nomination for Breaking
Bad, in 2013, and was eligible for more seasons. However, the polls at Gold
Derby only contain 10 slots, and when I got down to 2002, the nominees
contained both Dule Hill (The West Wing)
and Freddy Rodriguez (Six Feet Under).
Rather than choose between the two, I decided to omit Banks since he’s now back
two years later, nominated for the same role, but on the spin-off. I did it to
make space for Hill and Rodriguez, but if you would have voted for Banks as the
one deserving of more nominations, just mention him in the comments. **
– Jon Voight, Ray Donovan (2014) –
Lost to Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad.
– Jared Harris, Mad Men (2012) –
Lost to Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad.
– Walton Goggins, Justified (2011) –
Lost to Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones.
– T.R. Knight, Grey’s Anatomy
(2007) – Lost to Terry O’Quinn, Lost.
– Masi Oka, Heroes (2007) – Lost to
Terry O’Quinn, Lost.
– Naveen Andrews, Lost (2005) – Lost to
William Shatner, Boston Legal.
– Brad Dourif, Deadwood (2004) – Lost
to Michael Imperioli, The Sopranos.
– Dule Hill, The West Wing (2002) –
Lost to John Spencer, The West Wing.
– Freddy Rodriguez, Six Feet Under
(2002) – Lost to John Spencer, The West
Exceptions and ineligibilities for this poll:
*WON — 2013: Bobby Cannavale, “Boardwalk Empire” (season 3) – Only season
he was on the series.
– 2010: Martin Short, “Damages” (season 3) – Only season he was on the series.
– 2009: William Hurt, “Damages” (season 2) – Only season he was on the series.
– 2009: Christian Clemenson, “Boston Legal” (season 5) – His only nomination
for Supporting, but two prior nominations for Guest in 2006 and 2007 (winning
– 2008: Ted Danson, “Damages” (season 1) – The only season he was eligible for
Supporting Actor. He garnered two consecutive nominations for Guest the
following two years.
*WON — 2008: Zeljko Ivanek, “Damages” (season 1) – The only season he was
eligible for Supporting Actor.
– 2006: Gregory Itzin, “24” (season 5) – He garnered a nomination for Guest in
– 2004: Steve Buscemi, “The Sopranos” (season 5) – The only season he was
eligible for Supporting Actor.August 15, 2015 at 2:24 pm #357650
Harris, Pantoliano, and especially Dourif certainly deserved multiple nominations, but maybe only two each–the person who stands out as someone who should have been nominated nearly every year of his show is Goggins. Mainly because Dourif had nothing to do in Season 3.August 15, 2015 at 2:26 pm #357651
WALTON GOGGINS. He would have been my winner for Supporting Actor this year (though part of that is from me considering Ben Mendelsohn a Lead on Bloodline).
He also definitely should have been nominated for The Shield in 2009.August 15, 2015 at 2:43 pm #357653
Walton Goggins, no question. It actually breaks my heart that he never won for his role as Boyd Crowder. He completely embodied that character. He should at least have been nominated for the show’s last season, ffs.August 15, 2015 at 6:03 pm #357654
I actually don´t have a problem with them getting 1 nom. Most of them probably didn´t deserve much more.
Funny that my vote goes to TR Knight, as I don´t like the show that much, but I remember him beingone of the best performers.