Egregious snubs by major awards bodies aside, it is near impossible to choose a single best performance on HBO
” thanks to its phenomenal cast and their across-the-board ability to bring media mogul Logan Roy’s (Brian Cox
) powerful family to life in simultaneously despicable and heartbreaking fashion. As built on the backs of these nuanced depictions, the show’s second season made the leap from just another prestige drama to, arguably, the best show on TV.
Yet while choosing just one portrayal as best would be a Sisyphean task, it’s slightly easier to go fishing amidst that talent pool for a favorite performance from the show, a title that almost assuredly belongs to Nicholas Braun
’s Cousin Greg. Actually, he’s going by Gregory now. No matter.
When Cousin Greg bumbled his way into the affairs of the Roys in 2018’s pilot of “Succession
,” he simultaneously stumbled