Everyone's favorite Friend first attended the 22nd Annual Daytime Emmys in 1995 as her dad, John's, date. (She wouldn't get her first Emmy nomination until 2000.)
The Orange Is the New Black star hit the Emmys red carpet for the first time in 2014.
In 1987, she was guest-starring on Family Ties and attended her first Emmys with then-boyfriend Paul Brown. Sidebar: Courteney has actually never been nominated for an Emmy.
SJP's first Emmys was also the first time she was nominated: In 1999, for Lead Actress on Sex and the City. She would be nommed every year, but wouldn't win until 2004.
Who's Carrie Bradshaw without Samantha by her side? Kim's first Emmys was in 1999 as well, but she wouldn't be nominated (for Best Supporting Actress) until 2000.
Tina was actually nominated for an Emmy in 2001—as part of the Saturday Night Live writing staff—but she didn't attend until the 54th Annual Emmys in 2002. And they won!
Meanwhile, Amy didn't attend the Emmys until 2006. And it would still be another two years, in 2008, before she was nominated: Supporting Actress in a Comedy for SNL.
She first attended the 44th Annual Emmys in 1992, where she was nominated for Supporting Actress in a Comedy for Seinfeld. Fun fact: Julia has won an Emmy for every show she's been on (1996 for Seinfeld, 2006 for The New Adventures of Old Christine, and 2012 and 2013 for Veep).
A blast from the not-so-distant past: Lena's first Emmys was only in 2012, where she was nominated for Best Lead Actress, Best Directing, Best Writing and Best Comedy, all for Girls.
Chandler Bing and Rachel Green hit the red carpet a year after Friends premiered, at the 47th Annual Emmys in 1995. He'd earn his first nomination for Friends (Lead Actor) in 2002.
And Ross Geller and Joey Tribbiani attended the next year, the 48th Annual Emmys in 1996. (Schwimmer actually got nominated in 1995 for Supporting Actor and LeBlanc would get his first in 2002.)
His attended his first Emmys with then-wife Marcy Wudarski in 1999, when he was nominated for Lead Actor in a Drama for Sopranos. (He didn't win until the next year.)
Meanwhile, Gandolfini's Sopranos co-star attended her first Emmys, was nominated for her first Emmy, and won her first Emmy, all in 1999 at the 51st Annual Awards.
Julianna Margulies also won her first Emmy while attending her first Emmys in 1995. (For ER. She'd win her second Emmy, for The Good Wife, in 2011.)
The Modern Family actress has been nominated in the Supporting Actress category every year since her first Emmys, in 2010. (She's yet to take home an Emmy though.)
The Project Runway host first attended the 57th Annual Emmys in 2005, when the show was nominated for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program. The show is still yet to win, but Klum won Best Host in 2013.
He may have two Academy Awards, but Clooney is yet to win an Emmy*. He was nominated for ER in 1995, but first attended in 1996 with Celine Balitran. (*In 2010, he won the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award.)
Even though she was nominated for Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 1995 (for My So-Called Life), Danes didn't actually attend her first Emmys until 2010, when she won for Temple Grandin.
Cranston and wife Robin Dearden attended their first Emmys in 2002, when he was nominated for Malcolm in the Middle. But he never won an Emmy until 2008, when he kicked off a winning streak for Breaking Bad.
Meanwhile, Cranston's Breaking Bad costar attended the 60th Annual Emmys in 2008. A year later he'd be nominated for Best Supporting Actor and a year after that, in 2010, he won his first Emmy.
While The Big Bang Theory has been nominated for various Emmys since 2009, Kaley has yet to be nominated. But she did attend her first ceremony, the 61st Annual Emmys, in 2009.
She first attended the Emmys in 2011, the year before she would be nominated for Supporting Actress on The Big Bang Theory. (FYI, Bossom actually was nominated for an Emmy: Outstanding Individual Achievement in Lighting Direction in 1993.)
Oprah won her first Emmy while attending her first Emmys (obviously): the 14th Annual Daytime Emmys in 1987. She won Outstanding Talk or Service Show Host for The Oprah Winfrey Show.
The eternally cursed Emmy nominee attended his first ceremony in 2008, when he was nominated for Best Actor in Mad Men. He has been nominated every year since, but has yet to win.