Co-Star Wars: 15 Legendary Emmy Rivalries

Before 'True Detective''s leads compete for the Best Actor award, check out the Emmys' biggest intershow face-offs

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Lorraine Bracco vs Edie Falco

Show: The Sopranos
Rivalry years: 1999-2001
Who won: Falco, 2
As Tony Soprano's psychiatrist Dr. Jennifer Melfi, Bracco couldn't compete against James Gandolfini's onscreen wife. Falco, who played Carmela Soprano, trumped Bracco two out of the three times they were nominated in the Best Actress in a Dramatic Series category, in 1999 and 2001. (They both lost to Once and Again's Sela Ward in 2000.) Bracco eventually stepped down to the Supporting Actress section, but still couldn't win. Meanwhile, Falco picked up another Best Actress trophy once the coast was clear in 2003.

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