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Great Actors Who've Been Nominated For Ludicrous Amounts Of Emmys And Never Won

Updated September 6, 2019 9.1k views12 items

List RulesDaytime Emmys don't count, living actors only.

The second Golden Age of Television has created such a glut of talent on television, many of the medium's best talents are taken for granted, and go unrewarded for superlative work. The biggest Emmy losers of all time are hardly losers; many of them are among the most recognized faces, and most respected talents, in the industry.

The Primetime Emmys has a reputation of rewarding the same shows and people year after year, the reverse side of which is, given the repetitive nature of the nominations, some actors, writers, directors, and producers have had the cruel fate of losing year after year, and hold the ignominious distinction of people with the most Emmy losses. Emmys history is littered with actors who have gone unjustly unrewarded. Here are 12 notable celebrities with the most Emmy nominations with no wins.