Who will earn Emmy nominations tomorrow in the race for Best Drama Actor? Gold Derby has hosted exclusive video interviews with five of this year’s candidates. Click the links below to be taken to their full interviews.
Jonathan Groff (“Mindhunter”): Groff plays Holden Ford, an FBI agent delving into the psychology of serial killers to try to understand the criminal mind. His stage work in “Spring Awakening” and “Hamilton” brought him two Tony nominations and a Grammy win, but he has yet to be nominated for an Emmy despite past roles in “Glee,” “The Normal Heart” and “Looking.” (Click here to be taken to his full interview)
Freddie Highmore (“The Good Doctor”): Highmore plays Dr. Shaun Murphy, an autistic surgeon at a prestigious hospital. This performance brought him a Golden Globe nomination earlier this year. He is also a two-time SAG nominee for the film “Finding Neverland” (2004) for his individual supporting performance and as a member of the ensemble cast. (Click here to be taken to his full interview)
Dylan Minnette (“13 Reasons Why”): Minnette plays Clay Jensen, a high school student still struggling to come to terms with the suicide of his classmate (Katherine Langford) as he is haunted by her ghost. He has no previous Emmy nominations, but the 21-year-old actor already has an impressive resume that includes the films “Let Me In” (2010) and “Prisoners” (2013) and the TV shows “Lost,” “Awake” and “Scandal.” (Click here to be taken to his full interview)
Jason Mitchell (“The Chi”): Mitchell plays Brandon Johnson, an aspiring chef whose world is upended when his younger brother is killed. He is a two-time SAG nominee with the ensemble casts of “Straight Outta Compton” (2015) and “Mudbound” (2017), but he has no previous Emmy noms. (Click here to be taken to his full interview)
Milo Ventimiglia (“This Is Us”): Ventimiglia plays Jack Pearson, patriarch to a diverse family as seen in flashbacks. He received an Emmy nomination for the role last year and won the SAG prize with the ensemble cast earlier this year. He was previously best known for his work in the TV shows “Gilmore Girls” and “Heroes.” (Click here to be taken to his full interview)
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