Leno asked the actor, best known for his role as Frasier Crane on “Cheers” and “Frasier,” why he was snubbed.
“Well, I mean it may have to do with several — several things honestly. But I think it’s possible, I mean, I am a declared, out of the closet Republican in Hollywood. So, do I believe it’s possible that some young voting actor or even older voting member for the Emmys would sit there and go, ‘That’s a great performance, but I hate everything he stands for?’”
“I look at my political aspirations as that last piece of my life — where I hope to do something good for people and pay back a little,” Grammer said August 2011