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Hugh Dancy, 'Hannibal'
Nomination Status: We've reached the "no shot" portion of the gallery, unfortunately.
In His Favor: The quieter of the two "Hannibal" lead performances, Hugh Dancy had another great season of gloomy, miserable, meticulous underplaying. Dancy plays intelligent and calculating as well as anybody and he has kept Will Graham so reliably on the verge of a complete psychological breakdown that the audience's cat-and-mouse game guessing Will's intentions is nearly as fun as Will's cat-and-mouse game with Hannibal.
Working Against Him: "Hannibal" is not an easy show and Emmy voters couldn't even find a way to recognize the show for its visionary cinematography and musical score last season. The chances of nominations for the cast are virtually nil.