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See who's up for a trophy this year

Shaun Harrison
1 of 14 Academyy of Television Arts & Sciences

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

2 of 14 Jordin Althaus/Showtime

Toni Collette, United States of Tara

This is Collette's second Emmy nomination for playing Tara Gregson. She won in 2009. Click here to see Collette's greatest roles.
3 of 14 Phil Caruso/Showtime

Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie

This is Falco's first Emmy nomination for playing Jackie Peyton. She won three Emmys — in 1999, 2001 and 2003 — for her work on The Sopranos. Click here to see Falco's greatest roles.
4 of 14 Ali Goldstein/NBC

Tina Fey, 30 Rock

This is Fey's fourth Emmy nomination for playing Liz Lemon. She won in 2008. Fey could also take home Emmys this year for producing and writing 30 Rock and guest-starring on Saturday Night Live. Click here to see Fey's greatest roles.
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus, The New Adventures of Old Christine

This is Louis-Dreyfus' fifth Emmy nomination for playing Christine Campbell. She won in 2006. Louis-Dreyfus also won an Emmy in 1996 for supporting actress for her work on Seinfeld. Click here to see Louis-Dreyfus' greatest roles.
6 of 14 Carin Baer/Fox

Lea Michele, Glee

This is Michele's first Emmy nomination for playing Rachel Berry. Click here to see Michele's greatest roles.
7 of 14 Justin Lubin/NBC

Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

This is Poehler's first Emmy nomination for playing Leslie Knope. Click here to see Poehler's greatest roles.
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9 of 14 NBC

Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock

This is Baldwin's fourth Emmy nomination for playing Jack Donaghy. He won in 2008 and 2009. Click here to see Baldwin's greatest roles.
10 of 14 Paul Drinkwater/NBC

Steve Carell, The Office

This is Carell's fifth nomination for playing Michael Scott. Click here to see Carell's greatest roles.
11 of 14 HBO

Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm

This is David's fourth Emmy nomination for playing a parody of himself. He won two Emmys in 1993 for writing and producing Seinfeld. Click here to see David's greatest roles.
12 of 14 Monty Brinton/CBS

Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

This is Parsons' second Emmy nomination for playing Sheldon Cooper. Click here to see Parsons' greatest roles.
13 of 14 Carin Baer/USA Network

Tony Shalhoub, Monk

This is Shalhoub's eighth nomination for playing Adrian Monk. He won in 2003, 2005 and 2006. Click here to see Shalhoub's greatest roles.
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