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See which duos have trophies at home

Joyce Eng
William H. Macy, Felicity Huffman
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William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman

Macy took home two Emmys in 2003, for writing the TV movie Door to Door and starring in it as Bill Porter, the real-life door-to-door salesman who had cerebral palsy. Two years later, Huffman upset her Desperate Housewives co-stars Teri Hatcher and Marcia Cross to win comedy lead actress. In her speech, Huffman thanked her hubby for "taking a chunky 22-year-old with a bad perm and glasses out into a cow pasture and kissing me and making me his wife." They are both nominated this year for the third year running, for Shameless and American Crime, respectively.

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Michael Emerson and Carrie Preston

Emerson won his first Emmy in 2001 for his guest spot on The Practice and his second one eight years later for his supporting turn on Lost. Preston won her own guest Emmy to match her hubby's in 2013 for The Good Wife -- one of the show's five straight years of acting wins.

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Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor

Taylor is one of those 30 people who've earned Emmys for David E. Kelley shows, winning drama supporting actress for The Practice in 1999. In 2016, Paulson won limited series/TV movie lead actress for The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, which Taylor adorably live-tweeted from New York. (She was starring in a play and Paulson took Marcia Cross as her date.) Paulson gave her girlfriend a shout-out at the end of her speech: "Holland Taylor, I love you. Thank you."

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Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond

Fey, a nine-time winner, and her composer-producer husband won comedy series for 30 Rock for three consecutive years from 2007 to '09. They are nominated this year as producers on comedy series nominee Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and for co-writing the song "Hell No" from Kimmy's Lemonade episode. (They were also nominated for co-writing the "Rural Juror" song from 30 Rock and were robbed, if you ask us.)

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William Daniels and Bonnie Bartlett

The college sweethearts, who've been married since 1951, played husband and wife Dr. Mark Craig and Ellen Craig on St. Elsewhere, and each won two Emmys for it. In 1986, they became the second married couple after Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne to win acting Emmys on the same night. The dual wins were "just icing on the cake," Bartlett told the Los Angeles Times in 2015. "It was very exciting. Bill doesn't take to fame the way I do. I love it all. He is basically shy." They later, of course, played husband and wife again on Boy Meets World, when Bartlett's Dean Bolander married Mr. Feeny.

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Brian Gibson and Lynn Whitfield

Gibson, best known for helming What's Love Got to Do with It, directed his then-wife Whitfield to an Emmy in the HBO biopic The Josephine Baker Story and won his own Emmy to boot in 1991. The couple married after meeting on the set, but divorced in 1992. Gibson died in 2004 of bone cancer.

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Jane Wagner and Lily Tomlin

Tomlin, who's nominated this year for Grace and Frankie, has won six Emmys -- three of which she shares with her wife Wagner, whom she married in 2013 after 42 years together. The pair won two variety writing awards for Lily in 1974 and The Lily Tomlin Special in 1976, and variety series for Lily: Sold Out in 1981.

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Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman

The longtime couple, who separated for the second time in five years in 2017, have five Emmys between them: DeVito won for Taxi in 1981 and Perlman followed with four wins for Cheers in 1984, '85, '86 and '89.

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Helen Hunt and Hank Azaria

Hunt won four straight Emmys for Mad About You from 1996 to '99. Azaria, who's nominated this year for his guest turn on Ray Donovan again (he won last year), received the first of his six Emmys in 1998 for his voiceover work on The Simpsons, which was given out at the Creative Arts ceremony. The longtime couple wed in 1999, but divorced 17 months later.

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Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman

Woodward has two Emmys for the TV movies See How She Runs (1978) and Do You Remember Love (1985). In 2005, she lost for Empire Falls, but Newman won his first and only Emmy for the HBO miniseries. They are also one of four married couples to have both won acting Oscars.

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Anne Bancroft and Mel Brooks

Brooks won his first Emmy in 1967 for writing The Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner, Howard Morris Special. From 1997 through '99, he three-peated in comedy guest actor for Mad About You. Bancroft won her first Emmy for her 1970 variety special Annie, the Woman in the Life of a Man and her second for the TV movie Deep in My Heart in 1999 -- but the couple did not take home Emmys on the same night, since the guest categories are handed out at the Creative Arts ceremony, which is held earlier. Brooks and Bancroft, who died in 2005 of uterine cancer, have also both won Tonys and Oscars.

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Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt

The theater icons became the first married couple to win Emmys on the same night, taking home statuettes in 1965 for their performances in the TV movie The Magnificent Yankee. There is a slight caveat to their wins: The TV Academy experimented with the format in 1965, handing out trophies in only four (yes, four) categories (program, acting, directing and writing). Lunt and Fontanne were two of five people (out of 16 nominees) to share the award for acting. The show reverted back to the usual ceremony and category format the following year.

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Ron Leibman and Jessica Walter

Walter won her Emmy for playing the title character in the miniseries Amy Prentiss in 1975. Four years later, her future husband (they wed in 1983) won for playing the title character in the crime drama Kaz, which lasted one season. Leibman is one of the folks who've won an Emmy for a canceled show.

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Sharon Gless and Barney Rosenzweig

Gless won back-to-back drama lead actress Emmys in 1986 and '87 for Cagney & Lacey. Her first win coincided with the show's second straight drama series victory, which producer Rosenzweig viewed as a populist underdog triumph, given the drama's troubled beginnings that included two cancellations. Rosenzweig, who was married to Cagney & Lacey creator Barbara Corday at the time, and Gless wed in 1991.

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Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn

Dubbed the "first couple of the American theater," Tandy and Cronyn were both nominated for the 1987 TV adaptation of Cronyn's play Foxfire, which won Tandy a Tony five years earlier. Only Tandy won the Emmy, but Cronyn, a Tony winner himself, went on to win three Emmys for the TV movies Age-Old Friends (1989), Broadway Bound (1992) and To Dance with the White Dog (1993), the latter of which also earned Tandy a nod. His last win was bittersweet, as it came the day Tandy died of ovarian cancer, Sept. 11, 1994 (needless to say, he did not attend). John Lithgow paid tribute to Tandy on the show and the audience observed a moment of silence. "Your friends in television say goodbye to you tonight," he said. "We will all miss you very, very much."

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Tyne Daly and Georg Stanford Brown

Daly has six Emmys at home, including four for Cagney & Lacey. Roots star Brown, her college sweetheart and then-husband, won for directing the Season 5 finale of Cagney & Lacey in 1986, but Daly did not win that year, which saw co-star Sharon Gless beat her for drama lead actress. Daly and Brown divorced in 1990.

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Thomas Schlamme and Christine Lahti

Eight months after her infamous Golden Globes bathroom mishap, Lahti was sitting in the audience when she won drama lead actress for Chicago Hope in 1998. "OK, you can unlock the bathrooms now," she joked in her speech, before going on to thank creator David E. Kelley, producers, writers, the cast and her husband, who was nominated for directing ER. Schlamme had won the year prior for producing variety series winner Tracey Takes On... In 1999, he won for directing Sports Night, before nabbing seven Emmys for directing and producing four-time drama series winner The West Wing and its documentary special.

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James Brolin and Barbra Streisand

Brolin went 1-for-4 in drama supporting actor for Marcus Welby, M.D., winning in 1970. Streisand, whom he married in 1998, won her first Emmy in 1965 as one of the five shared performer winners, for her TV special My Name Is Barbra. Thirty years later, she won two Emmys for Barbra Streisand: The Concert, followed by a fourth win in 2001 for Timeless: Live in Concert.