Samira Wiley, Sarah Paulson, Lily Tomlin, Evan Rachel Wood, RuPaul‘s Drag Race, Queer Eye, American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace led an outstanding field of LGBTQ nominees for the 70th Annual Emmy Awards, which were announced today from Television Academy headquarters in North Hollywood, Calif. A total of ten out actors received nominations this year in the comedy, drama, and limited series/movie categories.
Wiley read the announcements live alongside Ryan Eggold. Wiley was congratulated on stage after being nominated for the second year in a row for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Moira in The Handmaid’s Tale.
In the lead acting categories, Lily Tomlin was nominated for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for Grace & Frankie (her 25th Emmy nomination!), Evan Rachel Wood was nominated for Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Westworld, and Sarah Paulson was nominated for Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for American Horror Story: Cult.