A previous winner for “The West Wing,” Bradley Whitford was awarded his second Emmy last year thanks to his work as Marcy on “Transparent.” Whitford could well repeat [for playing a different character, Magnus Hirschfeld], or he could be stopped by one of multiple funny men playing themselves.Awards: The Contenders “Saturday Night Live” always takes up spots on this list with its hosts and this year gave us a lot to choose from, including a giggly Ryan Gosling and the emotional return of Tracy Morgan.
He was an occasional columnist for The Huffington Post, until November 2009. Jack Ross (followed a few months later in the lead role of Lt.
Daniel Kaffee), in the Aaron Sorkin written play A Few Good Men.
Also stealing scenes in the political world were Martin Mull, Peter Mac Nicol and John Slattery in “Veep.” Mac Nicol has already won one Emmy, for “Ally Mc Beal,” while Slattery has four nominations for “Mad Men.” Believe it or not, the fantastic Mull has never even been nominated. Liam Neeson popped up in a very funny bit on “Inside Amy Schumer” making fun of his tough guy persona.
Sam Elliott and Ernie Hudson both lit up “Grace and Frankie,” Bob Newhart has won in this category before for his role on “The Big Bang Theory” and even though his character has died, the show is finding creative ways to use him.
“Look, our show had a progressive democratic point of view, and the fakest thing about our show was that we had rational Republicans written in to be the opposition.” But Whitford, 56, didn’t stop there.
The actor then took a swing at Trump’s often criticized views on minorities and women.
Still, it will be hard to top the hosting gig of “SNL’s” resident Bernie Sanders impersonator Larry David when he appeared opposite the actual Democratic candidate.
David practically joined the “SNL” cast this year, popping in from time to time to play the presidential candidate in sketches.
made headlines at the 2015 Emmys Awards and nabbed a number of accolades.
In ceremonies before the show, Whitford won the Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series, and later, during the broadcast, creator Jill Soloway took home the Emmy for Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series while Jeffrey Tambor was honored with the award for Outstanding Actor For A Comedy Series.
2016 Creative Arts Emmys (TV Movie) Himself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Casting for a Limited Series, Movie, or Special / Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series / Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series and Nominated: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series 2015 Creative Arts Emmys (TV Movie) Himself - Winner: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series / Presenter: Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program / Outstanding Structured Reality Program and Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program "8," special benefit original drama; written by Dustin Lance Black; directed by Joe Mantello; with Bob Balaban (portraying Judge Vaughn Walker); Ellen Barkin (portraying Sandy Stier); Matt Bomer (portraying Jeff Zarillo); Campbell Brown (portraying Broadcast Journalist); Anthony Edwards (portraying Dr. [on if he's felt typecast after "The West Wing"] You're going to get typecast as whatever you do, but to be typecast as that guy who was complicated, passionate, funny, that's fine.