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Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?  

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The 2018 Emmy nominations are in and now it's time to make your predictions. Whether you're in an Emmy pool or simply love attempting to foresee events during awards season, you've come to the right place. Below, you'll find all the nominees for the acting categories in the 70th Primetime Emmys, ranked by which actresses and actors are most likely to walk away with the coveted award. 

For actresses and actors nominated for a drama series, there's a wide array of talent. Matthew Rhys is up for Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his stellar performance in the The Americans and Stranger Things's David Harbour was nominated for his supporting role as Jim Hooper. Once again, The Handmaids Tale has snagged a lot of nominations in the acting category. Elisabeth Moss is vying for the Outstanding Lead Actress Emmy and Ann Dowd may take home an Emmy for Best Supporting Actress

The Emmys also opt to honor a range of comedic actors. Donald Glover, whose 2018 has been very successful so far, is up for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series for his part in Atlanta. Fans of the new hit The Marvelous Ms. Maisel will be pleased to know Rachel Brosnahan received a nomination for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and Tony Shalhoub was nominated for his supporting role in the series. The always-hilarious Kate McKinnon was also honored for her supporting role in Saturday Night Live. 

In addition to these acting categories, the are nominees for actors and actresses who gave amazing performances in limited series or movies. Penélope Cruz got a nod for her supporting part in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story and Jeff Daniels is up for an Emmy for his leading role in The Looming Tower. 

Vote up the actors and actresses below you think are most likely to be winners on September 17th. 

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Tony Shalhoub is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

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Tracee Ellis Ross is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
Black-ish

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

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Jeffrey Wright is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
Westworld

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

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Kenan Thompson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

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Thandie Newton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
Westworld

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (WON)

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Joseph Fiennes is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
The Handmaid's Tale

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

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Laurie Metcalf is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
Roseanne

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

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Judith Light is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

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Penélope Cruz is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

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Allison Janney is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
Mom

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

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Pamela Adlon is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
Better Things

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

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Keri Russell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
The Americans

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

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Edie Falco is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

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Tatiana Maslany is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
Orphan Black

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

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Milo Ventimiglia is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
This Is Us

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

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Anthony Anderson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
Black-ish

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

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Letitia Wright is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
Black Mirror: Black Museum

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

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John Leguizamo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
Waco

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

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Tituss Burgess is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

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Betty Gilpin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
GLOW

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

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Ricky Martin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

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Lena Headey is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
Game of Thrones

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

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Brian Tyree Henry is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
Atlanta

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

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Mandy Patinkin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
Homeland

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

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Leslie Jones is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Which 2018 Emmy-Nominated Actors Will Win?
Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series