Leading the charge

Previously nominated actors will be top contenders in respective Emmy races

LEAD ACTOR, DRAMA
Hank Azaria, “Huff”
Michael Chiklis,* “The Shield”
James Gandolfini,* “The Sopranos”
Anthony LaPaglia, “Without a Trace”
Hugh Laurie, “House”
Martin Sheen, “The West Wing”
James Spader,* “Boston Legal”
Kiefer Sutherland, “24”

LEAD ACTOR, COMEDY
Jason Bateman, “Arrested Development
Zach Braff, “Scrubs”
Larry David, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”
Eric McCormack,* “Will & Grace”
Tony Shalhoub,* “Monk”

SUPPORTING ACTOR, DRAMA
Michael Imperioli, “The Sopranos”
Terry O’Quinn, “Lost”
William Shatner,* “Boston Legal”
John Spencer,* “The West Wing”
Bradley Whitford,* “The West Wing”

SUPPORTING ACTOR, COMEDY
Sean Hayes,* “Will & Grace”
Jeremy Piven, “Entourage”
Jeffrey Tambor, “Arrested Development”

*Previous winner

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