Queen Latifah, Uzo Aduba, Niecy Nash, Cicely Tyson & More Black Actors Receive 2015 Emmy Nominations

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The 2015 Primetime Emmy Award nominations were announced this morning, and a host of black actors received recognition.

Queen Latifah, Uzo Aduba, Niecy Nash, Cicely Tyson and David Oyelowo are just a few of the talented black actors whose names were called this morning.

See their nominations below.

Side note: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series have been omitted.

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey
Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
Emilia Clarke, Game of Thrones
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men
Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black
Christine Baranski, The Good Wife

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES

Niecy Nash, Getting On
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Allison Janney, Mom
Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live
Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent
Jane Krakowski, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Anna Chlumsky, Veep

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES

Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Adam Driver, Girls
Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Tony Hale, Veep

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES

Diana Rigg, Game of Thrones
Rachel Brosnahan, House of Cards
Cicely Tyson, How to Get Away with Murder
Allison Janney, Masters of Sex
Khandi Alexander, Scandal
Margo Martindale, The Americans

OUTSTANDING GUEST ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES

Alan Alda, The Blacklist
Michael J Fox, The Good Wife
F. Murray Abraham, Homeland
Reg E. Cathey, House of Cards
Beau Bridges, Masters of Sex
Pablo Schreiber, Orange Is the New Black

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Honourable Woman
Felicity Huffman, American Crime
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Queen Latifah, Bessie
Frances McDormand, Olive Kitteridge
Emma Thompson, Sweeney Todd

OUTSTANDING LEAD ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Timothy Hutton, American Crime
Ricky Gervais, Derek Special
Adrien Brody, Houdini
David Oyelowo, Nightingale
Richard Jenkins, Olive Kitteridge
Mark Rylance, Wolf Hall

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Regina King, American Crime
Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Angela Bassett, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Mo’Nique, Bessie
Zoe Kazan, Olive Kitteridge

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Richard Cabral, American Crime
Denis O’Hare, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Finn Wittrock, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Michael Kenneth Williams, Bessie
Bill Murray, Olive Kitteridge
Damian Lewis, Wolf Hall

Congratulations to all!

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