Special Report

Most Popular Emmy Winning Actors

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25. Alex Borstein
> Actor’s age: 48
> Total Emmy nominations: 6
> Total Emmy wins: 2

2018 was a big year for Alex Borstein. Borstein won two Emmys for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance in the Fox-animated series “Family Guy,” and for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in the Amazon Prime series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” She is nominated again for those two series this year.

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24. Woody Harrelson
> Actor’s age: 58
> Total Emmy nominations: 9
> Total Emmy wins: 1

Television audiences remember Harrelson as the ingenuous bartender on the long-running sitcom “Cheers,” where he won his only Emmy so far. His more recent Emmy nominations have been for his work on the HBO “True Detective” series.

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23. Martin Freeman
> Actor’s age: 48
> Total Emmy nominations: 3
> Total Emmy wins: 1

English actor Martin Freeman’s role as the grounded Dr. Watson in contrast to Benedict Cumberbatch’s otherly Sherlock Holmes has earned him two Emmy nominations and one win in 2014. He’s also been nominated for the FX Network miniseries “Fargo.”

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22. Jim Parsons
> Actor’s age: 46
> Total Emmy nominations: 8
> Total Emmy wins: 4

Jim Parsons has accumulated eight Emmy nominations in his career, and all four of his Emmy wins are for his portrayal of the snippy physicist Sheldon Cooper in the durable CBS sitcom “The Big Bang Theory.”

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21. Bryan Cranston
> Actor’s age: 63
> Total Emmy nominations: 15
> Total Emmy wins: 6

Bryan Cranston has had a storied career in television. The versatile Cranston has been nominated for an Emmy 15 times and won six times. Four of his six Emmy wins are for his iconic role as Walt White, the chemistry teacher turned crystal meth pusher in the AMC series “Breaking Bad,” with the other two for his work as a producer on the show. Before his turn as Walt White, Cranston had been nominated three times for his role as Hal, the dad in the ABC sitcom “Malcolm in the Middle.”

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