Emmy Awards 2014

What Does It Take to Get Noticed by Emmy? Dying, Apparently!

Spoilers ahead! The characters played by six of this year's nominees kicked the bucket this season – but as they say, it's not a bad thing

KATE MARA

House of Cards
Zoe Barnes's shocking death was one of the biggest OMG moments of the Netflix series' second season – and Mara isn't quite over it, either. "I'm very aware of how hilarious it is that I am nominated for an episode where my character bites the dust," the outstanding guest actress in a drama series jokes to PEOPLE. "It makes me grateful that people had such a strong reaction to the storyline."