Oustanding Lead Actor: Who Will Win the Emmy?

The nominees this year in the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series category are extremely heavy hitters. There's Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey), Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom), Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Damian Lewis (Homeland), and Kevin Spacey (House Of Cards). Fierce category, fierce competition. 

PolicyMic pundit Evan Almeida lay out his prediction for winner as Kevin Spacey, but my money is on Bryan Cranston. The show is ending in just two weeks and his role has been one of the most influential in recent TV history. If that doesn't deserve an Emmy, I don't know what does. 

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Elena Sheppard

Elena is the Arts & Entertainment Editor at Mic. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, Time Out New York, The New York Times Upfront, ABC News, and various travel publications. She is also a Princeton alum, a former Thailand resident, and a Brooklyn native.

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