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In photos: Find out which actors and actresses were nominated for an Emmy

The nominees were announced by Aaron Paul, a previous winner for Breaking Bad and nominated again this year, and, in a surprise, Emmy host Neil Patrick Harris. He filled in for House of Cards actress Kate Mara, kept in Santa Fe, N.M., by a plane’s mechanical malfunction.

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In this publicity image released by FX, Jessica Lange portrays Sister Jude in a scene from American Horror Story: Asylum. Lange was nominated for best actress in a miniseries or movie.

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This publicity image released by AMC shows Aaron Paul, left, and Bryan Cranston in a scene from Breaking Bad. The program was nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding drama series on Thursday July 18, 2013. Paul was nominated for best supporting actor in a drama series and Cranston was nominated for best actor in a drama series.

Ursula Coyote/AP

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This publicity image released by HBO shows Lena Dunham in Girls. The program was nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding comedy series on, Thursday July 18, 2013. Dunham was nominated for best actress in a comedy series.

Jessica Miglio/AP

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This publicity image released by HBO shows Julia Louis-Dreyfus in the comedy series Veep. The program was nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding comedy series on, Thursday July 18, 2013. Louis-Dreyfus was also nominated for best actress in a comedy series.

Lacey Terrell/AP

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This publicity image released by PBS shows Hugh Bonneville in a scene from the popular series Downton Abbey. Bonneville was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actor in a drama series.

Joss Barratt/AP

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This publicity image released by Showtime shows Damian Lewis in a scene from Homeland. Lewis was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actor in a drama serie.

Kent Smith/AP

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This image released by Netflix shows Kevin Spacey as U.S. Congressman Frank Underwood in a scene from the Netflix original series, House of Cards. Spacey was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actor, as was his co-star Robin Wright, for best actress.

Melinda Sue Gordon/AP

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This TV publicity image released by AMC shows Jon Hamm as Don Draper in a scene from Mad Men. Hamm was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actor in a drama series.

Michael Yarish/AP

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This undated publicity image released by HBO shows Jeff Daniels as Will McAvoy in the news drama series, The Newsroom. Daniels was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actor in a drama series.

Melissa Moseley/AP

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This publicity image released by Showtime shows Claire Danes in Homeland. Danes was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actress in a drama series.

Kent Smith/AP

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This publicity image released by ABC shows Connie Britton in a scene from Nashville. Britton was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actress in a drama series.

Katherine Bomboy-Thornton/AP

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This publicity image released by ABC shows Kerry Washington is in scene from Scandal. Washington was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actress in a drama series on, Thursday July 18, 2013.

Eric McCandless/AP

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This undated publicity image released by A&E shows Freddie Highmore as Norman Bates, left, and Vera Farmiga as Norma Bates in a scene from A&E's Bates Motel. Farmiga was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actress in a drama series.

Joe Lederer/AP

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This film image released by HBO shows Michael Douglas as Liberace in a scene from Behind the Candelabra. Douglas was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actor in a miniseries or movie.

Claudette Barius/AP

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This undated publicity photo released by Netflix shows Will Arnett, left, and Jason Bateman in a scene from Arrested Development. Bateman was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actor in a comedy series.

Michael Yarish/AP

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This image released by FX shows Louis C.K. in a scene from Louie. Louis C.K. was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actor in a comedy series.

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This image released by HBO shows Toby Jones, portraying Alfred Hitchcock in a scene from the film The Girl. Jones was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actor in a miniseries or movie.

Kelly Walsh/AP

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In this publicity image released by HBO, Benedict Cumberbatch appears in the mini-series Parade's End. Cumberbatch was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actor in a miniseries or movie.

Nick Briggs/AP

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This undated publicity image released by Sundance Channel shows David Wenham, left, and Elisabeth Moss in the Sundance Channel original miniseries Top of the Lake. Moss was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actress in a miniseries or movie.

Parisa Taghizadeh/AP

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This image released by CBS shows Jim Parsons, right, and Simon Helberg in a scene from The Big Bang Theory. Parsons was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actor in a comedy series.

Michael Yarish/AP

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This publicity image released by Showtime shows Don Cheadle as Marty Kaan in House of Lies. Cheadle was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actor in a comedy series.

Michael Desmond/AP

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This publicity image released by Showtime shows Edie Falco as Jackie Peyton in Nurse Jackie. Falco was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actress in a comedy series.

David M. Russell/AP

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In this publicity image released by Showtime, Laura Linney, right, and Alan Alda appear in a scene from The Big C. Linney was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actress in a miniseries or movie.

David M. Russell/AP

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This undated publicity image released by HBO shows Helen Mirren in a scene from the HBO film, Phil Spector. Mirren was nominated for an Emmy Award for best actress in a miniseries or movie.

Phil Caruso/AP

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