30 Supporting Actor Emmy Contenders Gather for THR, Did Your Fave Make the Cut?

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Max Burkholder Parenthood (NBC), Michiel Huisman Treme (HBO), Sandra Oh Grey's Anatomy (ABC), Kaitlin Olson It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX), Matthew Lillard The Bridge (FX), Seth Gabel Salem (WGN America), Adam Pally The Mindy Project (Fox), T.J. Miller Silicon Valley (HBO), Darby Stanchfield Scandal (ABC), Reid Scott Veep (HBO), Dash Mihok Ray Donovan (Showtime), Maggie Siff Sons of Anarchy (FX), Retta Parks and Recreation (NBC), Joanne Froggatt Downton Abbey (PBS/Masterpiece), Noel Fisher Shameless (Showtime), Terry Crews Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox), Jim Rash Community (NBC), Jenna Dewan-Tatum Witches of East End (Lifetime), Kate Mulgrew Orange Is the New Black (Netflix), Lamorne Morris New Girl (Fox), Sarah Hyland Modern Family (ABC), Vincent Kartheiser Mad Men (AMC), Alyson Hannigan How I Met Your Mother (CBS), Jack Huston Boardwalk Empire (HBO), Caitlin FitzGerald Masters of Sex (Showtime), Michael Kelly House of Cards (Netflix), Danai Gurira The Walking Dead (AMC), Beau Bridges The Millers (CBS), Olivia Munn The Newsroom (HBO) Kathleen Rose Perkins, Episodes (Showtime)

Thirty supporting actor and actress contenders in comedy and drama gathered for a once-in-a-lifetime photo shoot for The Hollywood Reporter's cameras April 30 on the Fox lot. Read on for revelations about their weirdest jobs, favorite show moments and toughest gigs. A key to who's-who in the image is below, and a behind-the-scenes video can be found at the end of this story.

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Noel Fisher, 'Shameless' (Showtime)
Humble beginning: "I had a really tiny part in the Tom Green movie Freddy Got Fingered. My character's name was 'Acne-Faced Teenager.'"



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Terry Crews, 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' (Fox)
Weirdest job: "The first thing I ever auditioned for was a game show called Battledome. They put me in a cage and I had to fight three different contestants and send them to the hospital."

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Kaitlin Olson, 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' (FX)
Humble beginning: "I did a little movie called Coyote Ugly. I was 'Bidder Number Three.' You probably recognize me from that."

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Retta, 'Parks and Recreation' (NBC)
Toughest gig: "I've done stand-up on a bus from New Jersey to New York. I also did shows at the Hustler club in L.A."

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Adam Pally, 'The Mindy Project' (Fox)
Emmy speech plan: "It won't happen. If I make it to the stage, it's because T.J. [Miller] and I rob a bank next door and we're running through the auditorium."



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