‘Lovecraft Country’ and ‘Hamilton’ Break Emmy Records for Actors of Color
The Emmy nominations were announced Tuesday, and the TV Academy provided historic representation across its acting categories, despite a couple of questionable hiccups.Jonathan Majors and Jurnee Smollett of the now-canceled “Lovecraft Country” made history as the first two Black leads to be nominated from the same drama series.
“Pose” also joins for achieving the same feat with Billy Porter and Mj Rodriguez.
It’s also the first piece of visual art to have a Black actor nominated in every eligible acting category, with Michael K.
Williams and Aunjanue Ellis also picking up mentions.Disney Plus’ “Hamilton” now has the