The Marvel Cinematic Universe has not been much of a challenger when it comes to Oscars, especially when it comes to the actors themselves. But that does not mean that they are not talented. In fact, some have also had big roles on the small screen. Here are the MCU stars who have been nominated for Emmys in the past.
Robert Downey Jr.
Before he was Iron Man, Downey Jr. spent a lot of time in the TV world. He was briefly on Saturday Night Live before joining the 80's Brat Pack.
And around the time he was trying to make a comeback after his time in rehab, he appeared in the show Ally McBeal and earned him an Oustanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series nomination in 2001. He didn't 39; t work.
The man who became the Hulk never spent much time on the small screen, except for the short-lived 2000 series The Beat . But he appeared in the HBO TV movie 2014 The Normal Heart which was nominated for numerous Emmy Awards.
Ruffalo was nominated for his role as well as being recognized as an executive producer, and so he is technically an Emmy winner since the film took home the award for outstanding television movie.
Before Doctor Strange Cumberbatch was actually best known for a TV role – he played the lead role in the BBC series Sherlock as the named detective. This part earned him four nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor In a Limited / Miniseries or Movie, and he won in 2014 while competing again for Ruffalo.
(Confirmation of the movie length episodes and three-season season format of Sherlock it cannot fall into the regular Drama Series category.
In addition, Cumberbatch received nominations for its role in the mini-series Paired & # 39 ; s End as well as his more recent limited series, Patrick Melrose In other words, Cumberbatch receives awards for pretty much everything he does, except MCU.