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Which all actors are being recognized for the first time for 2019 Emmy Awards?

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One will notice that several actors return for the Emmy Awards time and again, winning once or maybe twice. However, this year, you’ll find plenty of new Emmy nominees, debuting in the Supporting Actor and Outstanding Lead categories for both comedy and camera. Below listed are these men who are being nominated this year for their first-ever Emmys:

  • Stephen Root:

Root portrays the role of Monroe Funches, the of ex-hitman in the nominated series ‘Barry.’ He has been nominated for the 2019 Emmys under the category ‘Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.’ Root has been a part of the show’s main star cast since its first season, however; is only being nominated for its second season.

  • Anthony Carrigan:

Carrigan is famous for his role as a gang leader of NOHO Hank in ‘Barry.’ He has been nominated for the category ‘Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.’ He has worked in the show since its first season, however; wasn’t nominated previous year.

  • Billy Porter:

Porter, who portrays the role of MC Pray Tell in the series ‘Pose,’ has been nominated for ‘Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.’ Though many may not recognize Porter from television, he is a skilled Broadway performer who has won a Tony award in the year 2013 for the film ‘Kinky Boots.’ In fact, he has also worked in shows like ‘American Horror Story: Apocalypse,’ and ‘The Get Down.’

  • Chris Sullivan:

Sullivan plays the role of Toby in the NBC drama series ‘This Is US.’ He has been in the show since the first season; however, with the third season, Sullivan is nominated for Emmys for ‘Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.’

  • Alfie Allen:

Allen has worked in the show ‘Game of Thrones’ since its first season as the character Theon Greyjoy. However, this is the first year that he scored an Emmy nomination for the category ‘Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.’

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