You always remember your first. For a fortunate handful of TV personalities, that point is now. Get to know the names behind the nominations with Emmy First-Timers Club, E! News’ weeklong celebration of newcomers with nods in a few of the largest classes!
In only a few brief years, Jovan Adepo has racked up a severely spectacular resume.
Since making his debut in the second season of HBO’s thought-scary adaptation of The Leftovers in the fall of 2015, he is bounced between screens huge and small with appearances in tasks like Fences, mom!, Sorry for Your Loss and When They See Us. It’s his newest, although, that is lastly earned him some Emmy love.
After reuniting with Leftovers creator Damon Lindelof on the author’s exceptional remix of Watchmen for HBO in 2019, Adepo’s discovered himself nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie at the 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards. And the nod comes for work in simply one episode as viewers discovered how a younger Will Reeves (performed by in the current day by Louis Gossett Jr.) turned Hooded Justice, the first masked hero.