Emmy Predictions 2019: Best Lead Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Emmy Predictions 2019: Best Lead Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie
Last Year’s Winner: Darren Criss, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”

Still Eligible: No.

Hot Streak: An actor from “American Crime Story” has won for each of the FX franchise’s nominated seasons. Darren Criss won in 2018 for “The Assassination of Gianni Versace” and Courtney B. Vance won for his role as Johnnie Cochran in “The People vs. O.J. Simpson.” “American Crime Story” is also the only program to win more than one trophy in the Best Limited Series or TV Movie category.

Fun Fact: Benedict Cumberbatch is one nomination away from tying the record for most nominations in the category. Currently, he’s at six nominations — six nominations in seven years, mind you — while Hal Holbrook has the most with seven. He’ll need a few more wins to threaten that champion, however. Laurence Olivier has four wins to Cumberbatch’s one.

Notable Ineligible Series: Cody Fern,
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