The odds-on favorite, Whitford — who beat out defending champ Ron Cephas Jones (“This Is Us”), Michael Angarano (“This Is Us”), Michael McKean (“Better Call Saul”), Kumail Nanjiani (“The Twilight Zone”) and Glynn Turman (“How to Get Away with Murder”), previously won Best Comedy Guest Actor in 2015 for “Transparent.” He also has a drama supporting actor statuette for “The West Wing” from 2001.
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With his bid for “Handmaid’s,” Whitford joined five other men with nominations in both male guest categories, which were established in 1989. None of the first five were able to win in both:
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