Next Score View the next score

    Meghan Markle submitted for Emmy consideration for her role in ‘Suits’

    Meghan Markle as Rachel Zane in "Suits." MUST CREDIT: Ian Watson, USA Network
    Ian Watson/USA Network
    Meghan Markle as Rachel Zane in "Suits."

    USA Network has submitted Meghan Markle for Emmy consideration for her role as Rachel Zane in “Suits,” a network representative told the Globe Wednesday.

    Markle, who married Prince Harry last month, was submitted in the supporting actress category, the network said. Her co-star Sarah Rafferty — who plays Donna on the show and was also spotted at Markle’s royal wedding — was also submitted for consideration in the same category.

    Markle is reportedly the first British royal to be submitted for Emmy consideration.


    Meanwhile, Patrick J. Adams, who played Markle’s on-screen boyfriend-turned-husband on the show, was submitted in the lead actor category alongside Gabriel Macht.

    Get The Weekender in your inbox:
    The Globe's top picks for what to see and do each weekend, in Boston and beyond.
    Thank you for signing up! Sign up for more newsletters here

    The show itself has also been submitted in the best drama series category.

    Emmy nominations will be announced in July. The awards ceremony takes place in September.

    TOPSHOT - The newly married Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, (R) and Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, (L) leave Windsor Castle in Windsor on May 19, 2018 after their wedding to attend an evening reception at Frogmore House. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Steve ParsonsSTEVE PARSONS/AFP/Getty Images
    AFP/Getty Images
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.