Today, NATAS posted the nominated performances for the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category. These five men will vie for the gold statuette at the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards to be handed out on Sunday night, June 22nd at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California!
Nominated for Outstanding Supporting actor are: Eric Martsolf (Brady) Days of our Lives, Steve Burton (Dylan) The Young and the Restless, Scott Clifton (Liam) The Bold and the Beautiful, Bradford Anderson (Spinelli) General Hospital, and Dominic Zamprogna (Dante) of General Hospital.
Below read the synopsis for each of the nominated performances. Following that, check out the video playlist below which contains all five of the actor’s Emmy reels! After you check them out back-to-back, share your thoughts and let us know who you think should win?
Eric Martsolf – Days of our Lives
As his addiction to drugs and alcohol steadily worsens, Brady Black finds himself confronted by his friends and family. Determined to blame everyone else in his life for his “habit”, he lashes out at the very loved ones dedicated to see him through his torturous and self-destructive lifestyle.”
Scott Clifton – The Bold and the Beautiful
Heartbroken and anguished at the loss of his unborn child due to a tragic traffic accident, Liam turns to his father, the powerful Bill Spencer. Bill urges Liam to go ahead and let out all of his feelings, but not to his wife Steffy who is still in the hospital recovering. He urges Liam to say everything he wants to say to Steffy to him instead. In a heart-wrenching scene, Liam unleashes a torrent of emotion about his wife, his life, and the child he will never know, to his father. Later, Liam arrives at the hospital to take Steffy home. Upon arriving at the cliff house, Liam warns Steffy that nursery items are still inside. Wallowing in her own pain, Steffy turns to her husband and tells him to burn everything.
Bradford Anderson – General Hospital
Damien Spinelli believed that his girlfriend, Ellie Trout decided to end their relationship on New Years’ Eve. Heartbroken and drunk, Spinelli turned to former lover/always a friend, Maxie Jones for a night of consolation sex. Spinelli soon learned that Ellie was involved in a terrible accident while on her way to see Spinelli. Spinelli & Maxie agreed to never speak of their indiscretion again. As Maxie’s surrogate pregnancy progressed, Ellie became suspicious of Maxie and soon learned Maxie’s secret. The day had come for Maxie to give birth to her best friend, Lulu Spencer & her husband, Dante Falconeri’s baby. Ellie knew that it was time that Spinelli learned the truth regarding Maxie & the baby!!
Dominic Zamprogna – General Hospital
2013 was to be a banner year for Dante Falconeri. He & his wife, Lulu Spencer were expecting their first child via a surrogate, Maxie Jones. But Lulu was kidnapped by psychopath, Stavros Cassadine. Dante, along with Lulu’s parents, Luke and Laura rescued Lulu but quickly discovered that Lulu had amnesia! Dante wasn’t going to give up on his love and soon Lulu’s memory returned. Lulu & Dante welcomed their daughter, Connie into the world. Connie’s true maternity & paternity were revealed at Connie’s christening sending the Dante & Lulu into court to battle Maxie and Damien Spinelli for custody. Dante & Lulu lost the case and their daughter. Dante doesn’t know what will come next when it comes to his marriage and family with Lulu.
Steve Burton -The Young and the Restless
Dylan’s plans to leave town are shelved when one-night-stand Chelsea tells him she is carrying his baby. Virtual strangers at first, Chelsea and Dylan fall in love and marry, baby Connor is born, and the little family is blissfully happy until Chelsea is forced to confess the truth: Connor is really her ex-husband’s child, not Dylan’s, and she knew it all along. She tries to convince Dylan that nothing needs to change and pleads with him to stay – but will he listen?