Best Actor, Drama

James GandolfiniJames SpaderHugh LaurieKiefer SutherlandDenis LearyTony Soprano (fictional character)
James Gandolfini's portrayal of mob boss Tony Soprano earned him a nod for Best Actor in a Drama Series. He's in good company: Denis Leary (FX's "Rescue Me"), Hugh Laurie (Fox's "House"), James Spader (ABC's "Boston Legal") and Kiefer Sutherland (Fox's "24") are also nominated. HBO