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See who's up for a trophy this year

Shaun Harrison
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1 of 15 Academyy of Television Arts & Sciences

Check out all the lead drama actor and actress Emmy nominees and vote for your pick to win.

2 of 15 Bill Records/NBC

Connie Britton, Friday Night Lights

This is Britton's first Emmy nomination for playing Tami Taylor. Click here to see Britton's greatest roles.
3 of 15 Craig Blankenhorn/FX

Glenn Close, Damages

This is Close's third Emmy nomination for playing Patty Hewes. She won in 2008 and 2009. Close won another Emmy in 1995 for her work in the TV movie Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story. Click here to see Close's greatest roles.
4 of 15 Will Hart/NBC

Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: SVU

This is Hargitay's seventh Emmy nomination for playing Detective Olivia Benson. She won in 2006. Click here to see Hargitay's greatest roles.
5 of 15 A&E

January Jones, Mad Men

This is Jones' first Emmy nomination for playing Betty Draper. Click here to see Jones' greatest roles.
6 of 15 John Paul Filo/CBS

Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife

This is Margulies' first Emmy nomination for playing Alicia Florrick. She won an Emmy for supporting actress in a drama series in 1995 for ER. Click here to see Margulies' greatest roles.
7 of 15 TNT

Kyra Sedgwick, The Closer

This is Sedgwick's fifth Emmy nomination for playing Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson. Click here to see Sedgwick's greatest roles.
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9 of 15 Bill Records/NBC

Kyle Chandler, Friday Night Lights

This is Chandler's first Emmy nomination for playing Coach Eric Taylor. Click here to see Chandler's greatest roles.
10 of 15 AMC

Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad

This is Cranston's third Emmy nomination for playing Walter White. He won in 2008 and 2009. Click here to see Cranston's greatest roles.
11 of 15 Mario Perez/ABC

Matthew Fox, Lost

This is Fox's first Emmy nomination for playing Jack Shephard. Click here to see Fox's greatest roles.
12 of 15 Randy Tepper/Showtime

Michael C. Hall, Dexter

This is Hall's third Emmy nomination for playing Dexter Morgan. Click here to see Hall's greatest roles.
13 of 15 A&E

Jon Hamm, Mad Men

This is Hamm's third Emmy nomination for playing Don Draper. He is also nominated for guest actor in a comedy series for his stint on 30 Rock. Click here to see Hamm's greatest roles.
14 of 15 Mike Yarish/Fox

Hugh Laurie, House

This is Laurie's fifth Emmy nomination for playing Dr. Gregory House. Click here to see Laurie's greatest roles.
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