The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards will blow up your Twitters on Sunday night. This year’s nominees are a select crop of cable power players, making a strong argument that a golden age of television is upon us.
But don’t pigeonhole portrayers of drama and comedy to a single genre. Here are 10 Emmy nominees proving their versatility and range.
Supporting Drama Actors
Supporting Drama Actress
Anna Gunn, nominated for her role as Skyler White in “Breaking Bad,” once played a romantic interest of Jerry’s on “Seinfeld.”
Jim Parsons, nominated for his role as Sheldon Cooper in “The Big Bang Theory,” had a stint on Broadway in “The Normal Heart.”
Zooey Deschanel, nominated for her role as Jess Day in “New Girl,” took a more dramatic twist playing Dorothy Evans in “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.”
Wait, there’s plenty more — you’re gonna be impressed by Modern Fam’s Eric Stonestreet as a big straight drama dude and Mad Men’s Elisabeth Moss doing up some comedy. Plus, some Jon Hamm and Steve Buscemi clips you’ll enjoy …
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