If Actor and Actress were combined, who’d be this year’s Emmy nominees in Drama and Comedy?

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  • Rob Licuria
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    OK, so let’s forget about the (somewhat out-dated) concept of separating performanmces by gender and let’s spitball about who we would nominate if we had six choices for Lead, Supporting and Guest in Comedy and Drama, only choosing from the actors nominated by Emmy voters this year.

    Here’s my crack at it…

    BEST COMEDY LEAD PERFORMANCE
    Will Forte, “The Last Man on Earth”
    Jeffrey Tambor, “Transparent”
    Lisa Kudrow, “The Comeback”
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
    Amy Schumer, “Inside Amy Schumer”
    Lily Tomlin, “Grace and Frankie”

    BEST COMEDY SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE
    Tituss Burgess, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
    Keegan-Michael Key, “Key & Peele”
    Tony Hale, “Veep”
    Gaby Hoffmann, “Transparent”
    Allison Janney, “Mom”
    Niecy Nash, “Getting On”

    BEST COMEDY GUEST PERFORMANCE
    Paul Giamatti, “Inside Amy Schumer”
    Bill Hader, “Saturday Night Live”
    Jon Hamm, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
    Bradley Whitford, “Transparent”
    Tina Fey, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
    Gaby Hoffmann, “Girls”

    BEST DRAMA LEAD PERFORMANCE
    Kyle Chandler, “Bloodline”
    Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”
    Bob Odenkirk, “Better Call Saul”
    Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards”
    Taraji P. Henson, “Empire”
    Tatiana Maslany, “Orphan Black”

    BEST DRAMA SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE
    Jonathan Banks, “Better Call Saul”
    Michael Kelly, “House of Cards”
    Uzo Aduba, “Orange is the New Black”
    Christine Baranski, “The Good Wife”
    Lena Headey, “Game of Thrones”
    Christina Hendricks, “Mad Men”

    BEST DRAMA GUEST PERFORMANCE
    F. Murray Abraham, “Homeland”
    Beau Bridges, “Masters of Sex”
    Pablo Schreiber, “Orange Is The New Black”
    Rachel Brosnahan, “House of Cards”
    Diana Rigg, “Game of Thrones”
    Cicely Tyson, “How to Get Away with Murder”

    What are yours? 

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    CanadianFan
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    Fun!

    Comedy Lead Performance:
    Will Forte
    Jeffrey Tambor
    Anthony Anderson
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus
    Amy Schumer
    Lisa Kudrow?

    Comedy Supporting Performance:
    Ty Burrell
    Tony Hale
    Allison Janney
    Anna Chlumsky
    Julie Bowen
    Niecy Nash

    Drama Lead Performance:
    Jon Hamm
    Bob Odenkirk
    Claire Danes
    Viola Davis
    Tatiana Maslany
    Robin Wright

    Drama Supporting Performance:
    Ben Mendelsohn
    Jonathan Banks
    Peter Dinklage
    Lena Headey
    Christina Hendricks
    Uzo Aduba 

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    Couch Potato
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    I’ll give this a try.

    Comedy Lead Performance
    Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
    Will Forte, The Last Man on Earth
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
    Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation
    Amy Schumer, Inside Amy Schumer
    Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

    Comedy Supporting Performance
    Julie Bowen, Modern Family
    Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    Ty Burrell, Modern Family
    Tony Hale, Veep
    Gaby Hoffman, Transparent
    Allison Janney, Mom

    Comedy Guest Performance
    Elizabeth Banks, Modern Family
    Mel Brooks, The Comedians
    Joan Cusack, Shameless
    Tina Fey, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    Jon Hamm, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    Bradley Whitford, Transparent

    Drama Lead Performance
    Claire Danes, Homeland
    Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder
    Jon Hamm, Mad Men
    Taraji P. Henson, Empire
    Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
    Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

    Drama Supporting Performance
    Uzo Aduba, Orange Is The New Black
    Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul
    Christine Baranski, The Good Wife
    Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
    Christina Hendricks, Mad Men
    Ben Mendelsohn, Bloodline

    Drama Guest Performance
    F. Murray Abraham, Homeland
    Beau Bridges, Masters of Sex
    Michael J. Fox, The Good Wife
    Allison Janney, Masters of Sex
    Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones
    Cicely Tyson, How to Get Away With Murder

     

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    AMG
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    DRAMA LEAD PERFORMANCE COMEDY LEAD PERFORMANCE
    Claire Danes – Homeland Louis CK – Louie
    Viola Davis – How To Get Away With Murder Will Forte – The Last Man On Earth
    Jon Hamm – Mad Men Julia Louis Dreyfus – Veep
    Taraji P Henson – Empire Amy Poehler – Parks & Recreation
    Bob Odenkirk – Better Call Saul Amy Schumer – Inside Amy Schumer
    Robin Wright – House of Cards Jeffrey Tambor – Transparent

    DRAMA SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE COMEDY SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE
    Uzo Aduba – Orange Is The New Black Julie Bowen – Modern Family
    Jonathan Banks – Better Call Saul Tituss Burgess – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    Joanne Froggatt – Downton Abbey Ty Burrell – Modern Family
    Lena Headey – Game of Thrones Anna Chlumsky – Veep
    Christina Hendricks – Mad Men Allison Janney – Mom
    Ben Mendelsohn – Bloodline Jane Krakowski – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    DRAMA GUEST PERFORMANCE COMEDY GUEST PERFORMANCE
    Alan Alda – The Blacklist Mel Brooks – The Comedians
    Beau Bridges – Masters of Sex Joan Cusack – Shameless
    Michael J Fox – The Good Wife Tina Fey – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    Allison Janney – Masters of Sex Bill Hader – Saturday Night Live
    Diana Rigg – Game of Thrones Jon Hamm – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    Cicely Tyson – How To Get Away With Murder Bradley Whitford – Transparent

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    Drama Lead Performance
    Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”
    Viola Davis, “How to Get Away with Murder”
    Claire Danes, “Homeland”
    Kyle Chandler, “Bloodline”
    Kevin Spacey, “House of Cards”
    Bob Odenkirk, “Better Call Saul”

    Comedy Lead Performance
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, “Veep”
    Will Forte, “The Last Man on Earth”
    Amy Poehler, “Parks and Recreation”
    Lisa Kudrow, “The Comeback”
    Amy Schumer, “Inside Amy Schumer”
    Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent”

    Drama Supporting Performance
    Uzo Aduba, “Orange is the New Black”
    Ben Mendelsohn, “Bloodline”
    Chrstina Hendricks, “Mad Men”
    Lena Headey, “Game of Thrones”
    Joanne Froggatt, “Downton Abbey”
    Jonathan Banks, “Better Call Saul”

    Comedy Supporting Performance
    Ty Burrell, “Modern Family”
    Allison Janney, “Mom”
    Julie Bowen, “Modern Family”
    Anna Chlumsky, “Veep”
    Tony Hale, “Veep”
    Tituss Burgess, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

    Comedy Guest Performance
    Jon Hamm, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”
    Paul Giamatti, “Inside Amy Schumer”
    Bradley Whitford, “Transparent”
    Elizabeth Banks, “Modern Family”
    Joan Cusack, “Shameless”
    Christine Baranski, “The Big Bang Theory”

    Drama Guest Performance
    Diana Rigg, “Game of Thrones”
    Allison Janney, “Masters of Sex”
    Cicely Tyson, “How to Get Away with Murder”
    F. Murray Abraham, “Homeland”
    Beau Bridges, “Masters of Sex”
    Michael J. Fox, “The Good Wife”

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    Comedy Lead Performance
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep 
    Lily Tomlin – Grace and Frankie
    Edie Falco – Nurse Jackie 
    Louis C.K – Louie
    William H. Macy – Shameless 
    Don Cheadle – House of Cards 
    Will Forte – The Last Man on Earth

    Comedy Supporting Performance
    Allison Janney – Mom
    Julie Bowen – Modern Family 
    Ty Burrell – Modern Family 
    Tituss Burgess – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt 
    Andre Braugher – Brooklyn Nine-Nine 
    Tony Hale – Veep

    Comedy Guest Performance
    Joan Cusack – Shameless
    Tina Fey – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    Jon Hamm – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    Paul Giamatti – Inside Amy Schumer
    Louis C.K. – SNL
    Christine Baranski – The Big Bang Theory
    Bradley Whitfrd – Transparent

    Drama Lead Performance
    Claire Danes – Homeland
    Viola Davis – How to Get Away With Murder
    Jeff Daniels – The Newsroom 
    Jon Hamm – Mad Men 
    Taraji P. Henson – Empire
    Kevin Spacey – House of Cards
    Robin Wright – House of Cards

    Drama Supporting Performance
    Jonathan Banks – Better Call Saul
    Ben Mendelsohn – Bloodline
    Peter Dinklage – Game of Thrones
    Uzo Aduba – Orange is the New Black
    Christine Baranski – The Good Wife
    Christina Hendricks – Mad Men

    Drama Guest Performance
    Cicely Tyson – How to Get Away With Murder 
    Diana Rigg – Game of Thrones
    Allison Janney – Masters of Sex 
    Margo Martindale – The Americans
    Beau Bridges – Masters of Sex
    Alan Alda – The Blacklist
    Michael J. Fox – The Good Wife

    Yeah I realized there are too many ties but I think it is plausible. Also boy am I glad they don’t have the nominees like this, it would be way too hard to decide. 

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    moviefan61794
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    Cool idea, I’ll bite. (I’d almost like to see how these lineups would turn out with my own personal nominees).

    Comedy Lead Performance
    Lisa Kudrow for The Comeback
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus for Veep
    William H. Macy for Shameless
    Amy Poehler for Parks and Recreation
    Amy Schumer for Inside Amy Schumer
    Jeffrey Tambor for Transparent

    Comedy Supporting Performance
    Andre Braugher for Brooklyn Nine-Nine
    Tituss Burgess for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    Anna Chlumsky for Veep
    Tony Hale for Veep
    Gaby Hoffmann for Transparent
    Allison Janney for Mom
    Jane Krakowski for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

    Comedy Guest Performance 
    Joan Cusack for Shameless
    Paul Giamatti for Inside Amy Schumer
    Bill Hader for Saturday Night Live
    Jon Hamm for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    Gaby Hoffmann for Girls
    Bradley Whitford for Transparent

    Drama Lead Performance
    Kyle Chandler for Bloodline
    Claire Danes for Homeland
    Viola Davis for How to Get Away with Murder
    Taraji P. Henson for Empire
    Tatiana Maslany for Orphan Black
    Kevin Spacey for House of Cards
    Robin Wright for House of Cards

    Drama Supporting Performance
    Uzo Aduba for Orange is the New Black
    Jonathan Banks for Better Call Saul
    Christine Baranski for The Good Wife
    Lena Headey for Game of Thrones
    Michael Kelly for House of Cards
    Ben Mendelsohn for Bloodline

    Drama Guest Performance
    Beau Bridges for Masters of Sex
    Rachel Brosnahan for House of Cards
    Michael J. Fox for The Good Wife
    Allison Janney for Masters of Sex
    Pablo Schrieber for Orange Is the New Black
    Cecily Tyson for How to Get Away with Murder

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    Amanda Spears
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    Comedy Lead Performance:
    Anthony Anderson- Blackish
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus-Veep
    Will Forte-Last Man on Earth
    Amy Poehler- Parks and Recreation
    Amy Schumer- Inside Amy Schumer
    Jeffery Tambor- Transparent

    Comedy Supporting Performance:
    Titus Burgess- Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    Ty Burrell- Modern Family
    Anna Chlumsky- Veep
    Tony Hale- Veep  
    Alison Janney- Moms
    Nicey Nash- Getting On 

    Comedy Guest Performance:
    Tina Fey- Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    Bill Hader- Saturday Night Live
    Jon Hamm- Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt 
    Bradley Whitford- Transparent
    Louis C.K.- Saturday Night Live
    Joan Cusak-Shameless 

    Drama Lead Performance:
    Kyle Chandler- Bloodline
    Viola Davis- How to Get Away with Murder
    Jon Hamm- Mad Men
    Taraji B. Henson- Empire
    Tatiana Maslany- Orphan Black
    Bob Odenkirk- Better Call Saul 

    Drama Supporting Performance:
    Jonathan Banks- Better Call Saul
    Emilia Clarke- Game of Thrones
    Peter Dinklage- Game of Thrones
    Lena Headey- Game of Thrones
    Christina Hendricks- Mad Men
    Ben Mendelsohn- Bloodline 

    Drama Guest Performance:
    Beau Bridges-Masters of Sex
    Reg E. Cathey- House of Cards
    Michael J. Fox- The Good Wife
    Alison Janney- Masters of Sex 
    Diana Rigg- Game of Thrones
    Cicely Tyson- How to Get Away with Murder

    Limited Series/Movie Lead Performance:
    Maggie Gyllenhaal-The Honorable Woman
    Richard Jenkins-Olive Kitteridge
    Jessica Lange- AHS: Freak Show
    Queen Latifah- Bessie
    Frances McDormand- Olive Kitteridge
    David Oyelowo- Nightingale 

    Limited Series/Movie Supporting Performance:
    Kathy Bates-  AHS: Freak Show
    Mo’Nique- Bessie
    Bill Murray-Olive Kitteridge
    Sarah Paulson- AHS: Freak Show
    Michael Kenneth Williams- Bessie
    Finn Wittrock-AHS: Freak Show
     

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