DUNDEE-BORN actor Brian Cox has been nominated for a prestigious acting award following the final season of hit show Succession.

It came as several members of the cast picked up individual acting award nominations at the 75th Emmy awards.

Jeremy Strong and Kieran Culkin joined independence-supporting Cox in receiving nominations for outstanding lead actor in a drama series.

It marks the first time ever that three actors from the same series have been nominated simultaneously for outstanding lead actor in a drama series.

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Meanwhile Sarah Snook picked up a nod in the equivalent female category, and the series was also nominated for outstanding drama series.

Succession has already earned 13 Emmy awards, including two best drama series awards for seasons two and three.

Cox has already won awards for his performance as Logan Roy in the HBO drama series.

He has received a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe, plus nominations for two Primetime Emmy Awards and a Bafta.

Succession actors Alexander Skarsgard and Nicholas Braun also received Emmy nominations in the outstanding supporting actor category.

Other actors in the outstanding lead actor category include Bob Odenkirk, for Better Call Saul, and Pedro Pascal, for zombie-thriller The Last Of Us.

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Elsewhere, Daniel Radcliffe was nominated for an Emmy award for his performance in Weird: The Al Yankovic story.

The Harry Potter star was nominated for outstanding lead actor in a limited or anthology series or a movie, alongside fellow British star Taron Egerton.

The annual ceremony recognises the best in television excellence, and is hosted by the US Television Academy.

Nominations were read out by actor Yvette Nicole Brown and Television Academy Chairman Frank Scherma on Tuesday.

The 75th annual Emmy awards will take place on September 18 2023.