Emmy Predictions: Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series — Upsets Brewing
Last Year’s Winner: Billy Crudup, “The Morning Show”Still Eligible: No.Hot Streak: Peter Dinklage was the last actor to earn back-to-back wins in the Best Supporting Actor, Drama category, and that was just a few years ago: 2018-2019.
Before that, you have to go back to 1995-1996 to find a repeat winner, when Ray Walston took home two Emmys for “Picket Fences.” Billy Crudup will have a chance to defend his title when “The Morning Show” returns, but he won’t repeat this year, since Season 2 will not be released in time.Fun Fact: Though it’s rare for the same actor to win in consecutive years, programs fare slightly better and repeat winners still surface regularly.
Joe Pantoliano and Michael Imperioli won the Supporting category for “The Sopranos” in 2003 and 2004, while Richard Schiff, Bradley Whitford, and John Spencer won for “The West Wing” between 2000 – 2002.Notable Ineligible Series:
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