categories on variety, reality, and competition programs. Today, we're looking at the supporting actors and actresses of the drama variety! Ooooh, dramatic! Alright, let's check out the potential candidates. This time, though, I will have sixty of them. Please help whittle it down to thirty-five! If you wish, of course. Thanks!
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad), Christina Hendricks (Mad Men), Maggie Smith (Downton Abbey), Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones), Christine Baranski (The Good Wife), Sandra Oh (Grey's Anatomy), Stockard Channing (The West Wing), Blythe Danner (Huff), Tyne Daly (Judging Amy), Drea de Matteo (The Sopranos), Allison Janney (The West Wing), Maura Tierney (ER), Kim Delaney (NYPD Blue), Camryn Manheim (The Practice), Julianna Margulies (ER), Mary Alice (I'll Fly Away), Marg Helgenberger (China Beach), Susan Ruttan (L.A. Law), Bonnie Bartlett (St. Elsewhere), Betty Thomas (Hill Street Blues), Christina Pickles (St. Elsewhere), Julie Harris (Knots Landing), Nancy Marchand (Lou Grant), Kristy McNichol (Family), Ellen Corby (The Waltons), Nancy Walker (McMillan & Wife), Joanna Miles (The Glass Menagerie), Gail Fisher (Mannix), Barbara Anderson (Ironside), Susan Saint James (The Name of the Game), Lee Grant (Peyton Place), Barbara Hale (Perry Mason), Barbara Bosson (Murder One), Linda Kelsey (Lou Grant), Madge Sinclair (Trapper John, M.D.), Chandra Wilson (Grey's Anatomy), Rachel Griffiths (Six Feet Under), Sharon Lawrence (NYPD Blue), Melanie Mayron (thirtysomething), Gail O'Grady (NYPD Blue), Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife), Lauren Ambrose (Six Feet Under), Angela Baddeley (Upstairs, Downstairs), Meredith Baxter (Family), Allyce Beasley (Moonlighting), Rose Byrne (Damages), Sharon Gless (Burn Notice), Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey), Cynthia Geary (Northern Exposure), Laura Innes (The Event), Kay Lenz (Midnight Caller), Janel Moloney (The West Wing), Diana Muldaur (L.A. Law), C.C.H. Pounder (The Shield), Elizabeth Mitchell (Lost), Della Reese (Touched by an Angel), Doris Roberts (Remington Steele), Holland Taylor (The Practice), Aida Turturro (The Sopranos), Elena Verdugo (Marcus Welby, M.D.), Diane Wiest (In Treatment)
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Dennis Weaver (Gunsmoke), William Hopper (Perry Mason), Milburn Stone (Gunsmoke), Leonard Nimoy (Star Trek), Greg Morris (Mission: Impossible), James Brolin (Marcus Welby, M.D.), Will Geer (The Waltons), Michael Douglas (The Streets of San Francisco), Anthony Zerbe (Harry O), Gary Frank (Family), Noah Beery Jr. (The Rockford Files), David Doyle (Charlie's Angels), Mason Adams (Lou Grant), Robert Walden (Lou Grant), Stuart Margolin (The Rockford Files), Michael Conrad (Hill Street Blues), Bruce Weitz (Hill Street Blues), Ed Begley Jr. (St. Elsewhere), John Hillerman (Magnum P.I.), Edward James Olmos (Miami Vice), John Karlen (Cagney & Lacey), Larry Drake (L.A. Law), Timothy Busfield (thirtysomething), Jonathan Banks (Wiseguy), Jimmy Smits (L.A. Law), Dean Stockwell (Quantum Leap), Scott Caan (Hawaii Five-O), Nicholas Turturro (NYPD Blue), Richard Dysart (L.A. Law), Chad Lowe (Life Goes On), Ray Walston (Picket Fences), Hector Elizondo (Chicago Hope), Noah Wyle (ER), Steven Hill (Law & Order), Michael Badalucco (The Practice), Richard Schiff (The West Wing), Bradley Whitford (The West Wing), Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos), John Spencer (The West Wing), Dule Hill (The West Wing), Joe Pantoliano (The Sopranos), Victor Garber (Alias), William Shatner (Boston Legal), Terry O'Quinn (Lost), Naveen Andrews (Lost), Michael Emerson (Lost), Masi Oka (Heroes), Ted Danson (Damages), John Slattery (Mad Men), Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad), Bruce Campbell (Burn Notice), Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones), Josh Charles (The Good Wife), Alan Cumming (The Good Wife), Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad), Jonathan Banks (Breaking Bad), Mandy Patinkin (Homeland), Bob Odenkirk (Breaking Bad), Jim Carter (Downton Abbey), Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead)