EMMYS

The 2020 Emmy Nominees in The Pages of W


Even amid coronavirus pandemic concerns, the show must go on—or at least the Emmys will. With Zendaya scoring her first Emmy nomination for HBO’s Euphoria, and with Jennifer Aniston scoring her first Emmy nomination for a dramatic performance, history could be made at this year’s awards. There’s no forgetting the performance Cate Blanchett gave as Phyllis Schlafly in Mrs. America, Issa Rae on Insecure, Tracee Ellis Ross on Black-ish, or Billy Porter on Pose, either. Though the red carpet may look a bit different than in years’ past, there’s still the ceremony to tune into this September, where we’ll find out who wins this year’s battle royale between drama series like HBO’s Succession and Westworld, and Netflix’s Ozark and The Crown. But until then, you can check out many of the 2020 Emmy nominees as photographed in the pages of W magazine, here.

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Michael Douglas, star of The Kominsky Method, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, photographed by Inez and Vinoodh for W Magazine.

2

Billy Porter, star of Pose, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, photographed by Jackie Nickerson for W Magazine, 2019.

3

Steve Carrell, star of The Morning Show, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, photographed by Tim Walker for W Magazine, 2015.

4

Mark Ruffalo, star of I Know This Much is True, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, photographed by Tim Walker for W Magazine, 2015.

5

Tracee Ellis Ross, star of Black-Ish, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, photographed by Mario Sorrenti for W Magazine, 2017.

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Issa Rae, star of Insecure, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, photographed by Alexandra Gavillet for W Magazine, 2018.

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Jodie Comer, star of Killing Eve, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, photographed by Alasdair McLellan for W Magazine, 2017.

8

Jennifer Anniston, star of The Morning Show, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, photographed by Michael Thompson for W Magazine, 2003.

9

Zendaya, star of Euphoria, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, photographed by Catherine Servel for W Magazine, 2014.

10

Kerry Washington, star of Little Fires Everywhere, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, photographed by Juergen Teller for W Magazine, 2013.

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Cate Blanchett, star of Mrs. America, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, photographed by Cass Bird for W Magazine, 2018.

12

Octavia Spencer, star of Self Made, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie, photographed by Mario Sorrenti for W Magazine, 2012.

13

Mahershala Ali, co-star of Ramy, nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, photographed by Craig McDean for W Magazine, 2017.

14

Laura Dern, star of Big Little Lies, nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, photographed by Juergen Teller for W Magazine, 2007.

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Meryl Streep, star of Big Little Lies, nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, photographed by Juergen Teller for W Magazine, 2006.

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Julia Garner, star of Ozark, nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, photographed by Robert Maxwell for W Magazine, 2015.

17

Thandie Newton, star of West World, nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, photographed by Mona Kuhn for W Magazine, 2016.

18

Eddie Murphy, guest star on Saturday Night Live, nominated for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series, photographed by Juergen Teller for W Magazine, 2020.

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Adam Driver, guest star on Saturday Night Live, nominated for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series, photographed by Juergen Teller for W Magazine, 2020.

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Brad Pitt, guest star on Saturday Night Live, nominated for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series, photographed by Juergen Teller for W Magazine, 2020.

21

Lupita Nyong’o, voice star of Serengeti, nominated for Outstanding Narrator, photographed by Juergen Teller for W Magazine, 2013.