Greenfield plays Schmidt, the only male employee in his company and a self-styled ladies' man. This is his first Emmy nomination.
Hader plays various characters on the variety series. This is his first Emmy nomination.
Burrell plays Phil Dunphy, a befuddled yet caring husband and father of three. He has one Emmy win in three career nominations.
Ferguson plays Mitchell Pritchett, an uptight gay lawyer living with his boyfriend. He has three career Emmy nominations.
Stonestreet plays Cameron Tucker, an over-the-top gay stay-at-home dad who lives with his boyfriend. He has one Emmy win in three career nominations.
O'Neill plays Jay Pritchett, a wealthy business owner married to a much younger woman. He has two career Emmy nominations.