The hotly contested race for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series at this year;’s 44th Annual Daytime Emmys, is a race filled with already lauded previous Daytime Emmy winners, and some of the best younger leading men male talent out there. In contention for the gold come Emmy night on April 30th are Days of our Lives, Billy Flynn (Chad) and Vincent Irizarry (Ex-Deimos), The Bold and the Beautiful’s Scott Clifton (Liam) and The Young and the Restless, Peter Bergman (Jack) and Kristoff St. John (Neil).
Of special note … a win in this category by either St. John or Clifton would make either man the first actor to win Younger Actor, Supporting Actor, and Lead Actor in their daytime careers. Only The Bold and the Beautiful’s Heather Tom (Katie) has won the trifecta! Could it be one of these gents year?
Watch after the jump, the nominated reels of this year’s Outstanding Lead Actor finalists.
Then let us know … who you think should take home the statuette in the comment section below.