Froggatt plays Anna. This is her first Emmy nomination.
Smith plays Violet Crawley, the sharp-tongued Dowager Countess of Grantham. She has two Emmy wins in six career nominations.
Baranski plays Diane Lockhart, a very vocal senior partner at a law firm. She has one Emmy win in 10 career nominations.
Hendricks plays Joan Holloway Harris, the office manager for an advertising agency in the 1960s. She has three career Emmy nominations.
Panjabi plays Kalinda Sharma, a law firm's intense private investigator. She has one Emmy win in three career nominations.
Gunn plays Skyler White, the smart and driven wife of a terminally ill teacher who becomes a drug dealer. This is her first Emmy nomination.