Jon Voight has been nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role in Ray Donovan at the 68th Emmy Awards.
Voight has an Academy Award to his name for Best Actor for Coming Home (1978). He has also been nominated for the Oscars three times – for Best Actor in Midnight Cowboy (1969) and Runaway Train (1985), and Supporting Actor in Ali (2001).
According to iMDb, some of Voight’s other credits include Mission: Impossible (1996), Heat (1995) and Transformers (2007).
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As reported by the Los Angeles Times, Voight will be contending for the prestigious award against Jonathan Banks (Better Call Saul), Peter Dinklage and Kit Harrington (Game of Thrones), Ben Mendelsohn (Bloodline), and Michel Kelly (House of Cards)
Voight was honored with a nomination in Season 1 of Ray Donovan, which aired two years ago. In 2015, the show received a nomination for Liev Schreiber for Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
In its third season, the show has received five nominations – Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Schreiber), Lead Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Voight), Lead Guest Actor in a Drama Series (Hank Azaria), Drama Directing (“Exsuscito”) and One-Hour Sound Mixing.
As reported by Deadline, Hank Azaria was recognized with the Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series for his role in Ray Donovan. Last year, Azaria won his fourth Emmy for his voice over work on The Simpsons.
Azaria was competing for the Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series against the likes of Max Von Sydow, last year’s winner Reg E. Cathey, House of Cards guest actors Mahershala Ali and Paul Sparks, and Michael J. Fox.