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Who Will Win Best Actor In A Comedy At The 2019 Emmys?  

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List Rules Vote up the actor you think will take home the trophy for Lead Actor in a Comedy at the 2019 Emmy Awards.

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The 2019 Emmy nominations have been revealed, so now it’s time to make your predictions. Whether you're in an Emmy pool or just like to compete against yourself for the most accurate Emmys 2019 predictions, you've come to the right place.

Below, you'll find the nominees for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for the 71st Primetime Emmys, ranked by who is most likely to walk away with the coveted award.

The competition is tight for the best actor in a comedy series in 2019. Almost everyone on the list is a multi-nominated actor. Ted Danson is a legend with over 15 nominations and two wins for Cheers. This year he’s nominated for his fantastic work as Michael on NBC’s The Good Place.

And after years of ignoring Schitt’s Creek, the hilarious Eugene Levy has been nominated for his portrayal of fallen millionaire, Johnny Rose. Bill Hader of Barry is the returning champion, having taken home the best actor Emmy in 2018. Will he win again in 2019? 

Anthony Anderson of Black-ish has been competing for the lead actor Emmy for the last four years. But then there’s also Michael Douglas for The Kominsky Method and Don Cheadle in Black Monday. It’s a pretty tough competition, so be sure to get those emmy awards predictions in.

Who will leave with an Emmy for lead actor on Sunday, September 22? Show off your Emmy winner predictions 2019 and vote up the actor you think is most deserving of the trophy. 

Eugene Levy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Will Win Best Actor In A Comedy At The 2019 Emmys?
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Johnny Rose on Schitt's Creek

Previous nominations:

1983: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program for SCTV Network 90 for episodes "The Energy Bill" and "Sweeps Week" (WON)

1983: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program for SCTV Network 90 for episode "The Christmas Show"

1983: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program for SCTV Network 90 for episode with Robin Williams, America 

1983: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program for SCTV Network 90 for episode with Joe Walsh

1983: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program for SCTV Network 90 for episode "Towering Inferno"

1982: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program for SCTV Network 90 for episode "Moral Majority Show" (WON)

1982: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program for SCTV Network 90 for episode "Cycle Two, Show Two"

1982: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program for SCTV Network 90 for episode "Christmas Show"

1982: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program for SCTV Network 90 for episode with Tony Bennett

Will he win?
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Ted Danson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Will Win Best Actor In A Comedy At The 2019 Emmys?
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Michael on The Good Place

Previous nominations:

2018: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for The Good Place as Michael

2010: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for Damages as Arthur Frobisher

2009: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for Damages as Arthur Frobisher

2008: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Damages as Arthur Frobisher

1993: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Cheers as Sam Malone (WON)

1992: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Cheers as Sam Malone

1991: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Cheers​​​​​​​ as Sam Malone

1990: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Cheers​​​​​​​ as Sam Malone (WON)

1989: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Cheers​​​​​​​ as Sam Malone

1988: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Cheers​​​​​​​ as Sam Malone

1987: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Cheers​​​​​​​ as Sam Malone

1986: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Cheers​​​​​​​ as Sam Malone

1985: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Cheers​​​​​​​ as Sam Malone

1984: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Cheers​​​​​​​ as Sam Malone

1984: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special for Something About Amelia as Steven Bennett

1983: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Cheers​​​​​​​ as Sam Malone

Will he win?
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Anthony Anderson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Will Win Best Actor In A Comedy At The 2019 Emmys?
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Andre "Dre" Johnson on Black-ish

Previous nominations:

2018: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Black-ish as Andre "Dre" Johnson

2017: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Black-ish as Andre "Dre" Johnson

2016: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Black-ish as Andre "Dre" Johnson

2015: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Black-ish as Andre "Dre" Johnson

Will he win?
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Bill Hader is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Will Win Best Actor In A Comedy At The 2019 Emmys?
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Barry Berkman on Barry 

Previous nominations:

2018: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for Barry as Barry Berkman (WON)

2018: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for Saturday Night Live

2018: Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series for Barry episode "Chapter One: Make Your Mark"

2018: Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for Barry episode "Chapter One: Make Your Mark"

2015: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for Saturday Night Live

2013: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Saturday Night Live

2012: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Saturday Night Live

 

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