Ah, yes award season is among us and the nominees were revealed today for the 41st annual NAACP Image Awards to be handed out live on FOX on February 26, 2010 8PM/7PMc! And this year there seems to be some flesh blood in the Outstanding Actor and Actress categories for Daytime Drama Series, plus some familiar faces. In the Lead Actor category perennial fave, Bryton James (Devon, Y&R) will duke out with Cassius Willis, a newbie to the category as Genoa City’s Dectective Gil Wallace. OLTL’s Terrell Tilford made the grade for his sexy, yet arrogant surgeon, Greg Evans,and another on-screen doc, Frankie Hubbard, played by Cornelius Smith Jr, got a nomination. Rounding out the five, B&B’s Marcus, Texas Battle.
On the female side, Debbi Morgan’s, Dr. Angie Hubbard, Y&R’s departed Eva Marcille (Tyra) and recurring- Tonya Lee Williams (Olivia), and Tatyana Ali (Roxanne), and OLTL’s newbie Daphne Duplaix(Rachel) are the ladies who will see if their name will be called!
Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series
- Bryton James – “The Young and The Restless” (CBS)
- Cassius Willis – “The Young and The Restless” (CBS)
- Cornelius Smith, Jr. – “All My Children” (ABC)
- Terrell Tilford – “One Life To Live” (ABC)
- Texas Battle – “The Bold and the Beautiful” (CBS)
Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series
- Daphne Duplaix – “One Life to Live” (ABC)
- Debbi Morgan – “All My Children” (ABC)
- Eva Marcelle – “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)
- Tatyana Ali – “The Young and The Restless” (CBS)
- Tonya Lee Williams – “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)
For a complete list of nominees in all categories including film, television, recording and literature, click here!