Two Succession Actors Nominated for Outstanding Actor in Emmys Awards

The third season of HBO’s dramedy “Succession” was a hit on the day of the 2022 Emmy nominations. The show was nominated for five Emmys in its first season and 18 in its second.

This year the series received 25 nominations, including the best drama series, during the announcement on Tuesday. 

This makes it the most nominated program of the year. 

Other nominees include Brian Cox and Jeremy Strong for

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, J. Smith Cameron and Sarah Snook for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, and Nicholas Braun, Kieran Culkin, and Matthew McFayden for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

Succession Actors Nominated for Outstanding Actor in Emmys Awards

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Best Actor Awards

This year’s nomination received by the series is Best Actor in a Drama Series, with two actors from the series competing for the same category, Brian Cox and Jemery Strong. Brian Cox is the favorite with a 22.7% probability, according to OLBG.com.

Brian Cox

His most famous roles include Rob Roy – The Passion Saga, Braveheart (both 1995), The Ring (2002), X-Men 2 (2003), Troy (2004), and The Bourne Supremacy. In 2001, he received critical acclaim for his performance as a pedophile in Michael Cuesta’s L.I.E. 

He won the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama and was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Leading Actor and the AFI Award for Outstanding Actor of the Year – Male.

Cox is patron of the Scottish Youth Theatre, Scotland’s national theater “for and by” young people. The Scottish Youth Theater building, the Old Sheriff Court, named its theater the Brian Cox Studio Theater in his honor. He also patronizes The Space, a training center for actors and dancers in his native Dundee.

Jeremy Strong

Jeremy Strong is an American actor who graduated from Yale University and starred in several plays. He also attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and participated at the Steppenwolf Theater Company in Chicago.

In 2008, he made his Broadway stage debut with the revival of “A Man For All Seasons.” The same year, he hit the big screen with the indie film Humboldt County. Since then, Strong has joined the cast of several productions based on true stories.

In 2018, she took on the role of Kendall Roy in Succession, an acclaimed HBO production. In 2020, his performance won him the Emmy and Critics’ Choice Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.

For its third season, “Succession” has already won the SAG Award for Casting, the Producers Guild Award for a Drama Series, two Writers Guild Awards including a Drama Series, and the Directors Guild Award for Directing Drama.

Also Read: See who won at the 2021 CMA Awards

Awards

The series also has nominations for Emmy 2022 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series, Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Casting in a Drama Series, Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series, and Outstanding Series Dramatic.

The show has won some major awards, including the Golden Globe for Outstanding Television Drama Series, the Emmy for a Drama Series, and the BAFTA for an International Program. Additionally, stars Brian Cox and Jeremy Strong received the Golden Globe Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Television Series (Drama), with Strong also winning the Emmy for Lead Actor in a Drama Series.

Other nominees in many categories were Apple TV+’s Ted Lasso and HBO’s The White Lotus, each with 20 nominations. The highlight for the series Round 6, available on Netflix, was nominated in 14 categories, including the best drama series.

The winners will be announced on September 12, during the awards event. The naming ceremony was hosted by actors Melissa Fumero and JB Smoove, who shared the stage with the organization’s president Frank Scherma.

Following the list of the most nominated, Only Murders in the Building and Hacks appear with 17 nominations; Euphoria, 16; and Round 6, with 14, alongside Ruptura, Barry, and Dopesick. In this year’s edition, the academy did not highlight which TV network or streaming platform led the list. HBO, for example, combined with HBO Max, had 140 nominations total, followed by Netflix with 105. Third, comes Hulu, Disney’s platform, which got 58; Apple TV+ 41; and Disney+ 34 nominations.

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