Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

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Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Awarded for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama of Series
Country United States
Presented by Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
First awarded 1954
Currently held by Elisabeth Moss,
The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
Website emmys.com

The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series is an award presented annually by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS). It is given in honor of an actress who has delivered an outstanding performance in a leading role on a television drama series for the primetime network season.

The award was first presented at the 6th Primetime Emmy Awards on February 11, 1954, the acting awards presented during the inaugaral years were not genre specific, with actresses in either drama or comedy series receiving nominations and awards. While Eve Arden was the first winner in the female acting category, Loretta Young was the first actress to win for a lead performance in a drama series. By 1966, the acting awards were split into drama and comedy categories, undergoing several name changes until settling with the current title.

Since its inception, the award has been given to 36 actresses, with 31 winning for performances in a drama series, at four awards, Tyne Daly and Michael Learned hold the record for most wins in the category. Angela Lansbury is the most nominated actress in the category with twelve nominations, though she has never won the award. Elisabeth Moss is the current recipient of the award for her work on The Handmaid's Tale.

Winners and nominations[edit]

Listed below are the winners of the award for each year, as well as the other nominees.

Key Meaning
Indicates the winning actress.
# Indicates a performance in a miniseries or television film, prior to the category's creation.
§ Indicates a performance as a guest performer, prior to the category's creation.

1950s[edit]

Year Actress Role Program Network
1953
(6th)
[note 1]
[1]
Eve Arden Connie Brooks Our Miss Brooks CBS
Lucille Ball Lucy Ricardo I Love Lucy CBS
Imogene Coca Various Characters Your Show of Shows NBC
Dinah Shore Herself The Dinah Shore Show
Loretta Young Various Characters The Loretta Young Show
1954
(7th)
[note 1]
[2]
Loretta Young Various characters The Loretta Young Show CBS
Gracie Allen Gracie Allen The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show CBS
Eve Arden Connie Brooks Our Miss Brooks
Lucille Ball Lucy Ricardo I Love Lucy
Ann Sothern Susie McNamara Private Secretary
1955
(8th)
[note 1]
[3]
Lucille Ball Lucy Ricardo I Love Lucy CBS
Gracie Allen Gracie Allen The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show CBS
Eve Arden Connie Brooks Our Miss Brooks
Jean Hagen Margaret Williams Make Room for Daddy ABC
Ann Sothern Susie McNamara Private Secretary CBS
1956
(9th)
[4]
Loretta Young Various characters The Loretta Young Show NBC
Jan Clayton Ellen Miller Lassie CBS
Ida Lupino Various Characters Four Star Playhouse
Peggy Wood Mama Mama
Jane Wyman Various Characters Fireside Theatre NBC
1957
(10th)
[note 1]
[5]
Jane Wyatt Margaret Anderson Father Knows Best NBC
Eve Arden Liza Hammond The Eve Arden Show CBS
Spring Byington Lily Ruskin December Bride
Jan Clayton Ellen Miller Lassie
Ida Lupino Eve Drake Mr. Adams and Eve
1959
(11th)
[6]
Loretta Young Various characters The Loretta Young Show NBC
Jan Clayton Ellen Miller Lassie CBS
Phyllis Kirk Nora Charles The Thin Man NBC
Jane Wyman Various Characters Fireside Theatre

1960s[edit]

Year Actress Role Program Network
1960
(12th)
[note 1]
[7]
Jane Wyatt Margaret Anderson Father Knows Best CBS
Donna Reed Donna Stone The Donna Reed Show ABC
Loretta Young Various Characters The Loretta Young Show NBC
1961
(13th)
[note 1]
[8]
Barbara Stanwyck Various characters The Barbara Stanwyck Show NBC
Donna Reed Donna Stone The Donna Reed Show ABC
Loretta Young Various Characters The Loretta Young Show NBC
1962
(14th)
[note 1]
[9]
Shirley Booth Hazel Burke Hazel NBC
Gertrude Berg Sarah Green The Gertrude Berg Show CBS
Donna Reed Donna Stone The Donna Reed Show ABC
Mary Stuart Joanne Gardner Search for Tomorrow CBS
Cara Williams Gladys Porter Pete and Gladys
1963
(15th)
[note 1]
[10]
Shirley Booth Hazel Burke Hazel NBC
Lucille Ball Lucy Carmichael The Lucy Show CBS
Shirl Conway Liz Thorpe The Nurses
Mary Tyler Moore Laura Petrie The Dick Van Dyke Show
Irene Ryan Granny The Beverly Hillbillies
1964
(16th)
[note 1]
[11]
Mary Tyler Moore Laura Petrie The Dick Van Dyke Show CBS
Shirley Booth Hazel Burke Hazel NBC
Patty Duke Cathy Lane The Patty Duke Show ABC
Irene Ryan Granny The Beverly Hillbillies CBS
Inger Stevens Katy Holstrum The Farmer's Daughter ABC
1965
(17th)
No award
1966
(18th)
[12]
Barbara Stanwyck Victoria Barkley The Big Valley ABC
Anne Francis Honey West Honey West ABC
Barbara Parkins Betty Anderson Cord Peyton Place
1967
(19th)
[13]
Barbara Bain Cinnamon Carter Mission: Impossible CBS
Diana Rigg Emma Peel The Avengers ABC
Barbara Stanwyck Victoria Barkley The Big Valley
1968
(20th)
[14]
Barbara Bain Cinnamon Carter Mission: Impossible CBS
Diana Rigg Emma Peel The Avengers ABC
Barbara Stanwyck Victoria Barkley The Big Valley
1969
(21st)
[15]
Barbara Bain Cinnamon Carter Mission: Impossible CBS
Joan Blondell Lottie Hatfield Here Come the Brides ABC
Peggy Lipton Julie Barnes The Mod Squad

1970s[edit]

Year Actress Role Program Network
1970
(22nd)
[16]
Susan Hampshire # Fleur Mont The Forsyte Saga NET
Joan Blondell Lottie Hatfield Here Come the Brides ABC
Peggy Lipton Julie Barnes The Mod Squad
1971
(23rd)
[17]
Susan Hampshire # Sarah Churchill The First Churchills PBS
Linda Cristal Victoria Montoya The High Chaparral NBC
Peggy Lipton Julie Barnes The Mod Squad ABC
1972
(24th)
[18]
Glenda Jackson # Queen Elizabeth I Elizabeth R PBS
Peggy Lipton Julie Barnes The Mod Squad ABC
Susan Saint James Sally McMillian McMillan & Wife NBC
1973
(25th)
[19]
Michael Learned Olivia Walton The Waltons CBS
Lynda Day George Lisa Casey Mission: Impossible CBS
Susan Saint James Sally McMillian McMillan & Wife NBC
1974
(26th)
[20]
Michael Learned Olivia Walton The Waltons CBS
Jean Marsh Rose Buck Upstairs, Downstairs PBS
Jeanette Nolan Sally Fergus Dirty Sally CBS
1975
(27th)
[21]
Jean Marsh Rose Buck Upstairs, Downstairs PBS
Angie Dickinson Sgt. Leann Anderson Police Woman NBC
Michael Learned Olivia Walton The Waltons CBS
1976
(28th)
[22]
Michael Learned Olivia Walton The Waltons CBS
Angie Dickinson Sgt. Leann Anderson Police Woman NBC
Anne Meara Kate McShane Kate McShane CBS
Brenda Vaccaro Sara Yarnell Sara
1977
(29th)
[23]
Lindsay Wagner Jaime Sommers The Bionic Woman ABC
Angie Dickinson Sgt. Leann Anderson Police Woman NBC
Kate Jackson Sabrina Duncan Charlie's Angels ABC
Michael Learned Olivia Walton The Waltons CBS
Sada Thompson Kate Lawrence Family ABC
1978
(30th)
[24]
Sada Thompson Kate Lawrence Family ABC
Melissa Sue Anderson Mary Ingalls Little House on the Prairie NBC
Fionnula Flanagan Aunt Molly Culhane How the West Was Won ABC
Kate Jackson Sabrina Duncan Charlie's Angels
Michael Learned Olivia Walton The Waltons CBS
Susan Sullivan Dr. Julie Farr Having Babies ABC
1979
(31st)
[25]
Mariette Hartley § Dr. Caroline Fields The Incredible Hulk CBS
Barbara Bel Geddes Miss Ellie Ewing Dallas CBS
Rita Moreno § Rita Capkovick The Rockford Files NBC
Sada Thompson Kate Lawrence Family ABC

1980s[edit]

Year Actress Role Program Network
1980
(32nd)
[26]
Barbara Bel Geddes Miss Ellie Ewing Dallas CBS
Lauren Bacall § Kendall Warren The Rockford Files NBC
Mariette Hartley § Althea Morgan
Kristy McNichol Buddy Lawrence Family ABC
Sada Thompson Kate Lawrence
1981
(33rd)
[27]
Barbara Babcock § Grace Gardner Hill Street Blues NBC
Barbara Bel Geddes Miss Ellie Ewing Dallas CBS
Linda Gray Sue Ellen Ewing
Veronica Hamel Joyce Davenport Hill Street Blues NBC
Michael Learned Mary Benjamin Nurse CBS
Stefanie Powers Jennifer Hart Hart to Hart ABC
1982
(34th)
[28]
Michael Learned Mary Benjamin Nurse CBS
Debbie Allen Lydia Grant Fame NBC
Veronica Hamel Joyce Davenport Hill Street Blues
Michele Lee Karen Fairgate Knots Landing CBS
Stefanie Powers Jennifer Hart Hart to Hart ABC
1983
(35th)
[29]
Tyne Daly Mary Beth Lacey Cagney & Lacey CBS
Debbie Allen Lydia Grant Fame NBC
Linda Evans Krystle Carrington Dynasty ABC
Sharon Gless Chris Cagney Cagney & Lacey CBS
Veronica Hamel Joyce Davenport Hill Street Blues NBC
1984
(36th)
[30]
Tyne Daly Mary Beth Lacey Cagney & Lacey CBS
Debbie Allen Lydia Grant Fame Syndicated
Joan Collins Alexis Colby Dynasty ABC
Sharon Gless Chris Cagney Cagney & Lacey CBS
Veronica Hamel Joyce Davenport Hill Street Blues NBC
1985
(37th)
[31]
Tyne Daly Mary Beth Lacey Cagney & Lacey CBS
Debbie Allen Lydia Grant Fame Syndicated
Sharon Gless Chris Cagney Cagney & Lacey CBS
Veronica Hamel Joyce Davenport Hill Street Blues NBC
Angela Lansbury Jessica Fletcher Murder, She Wrote CBS
1986
(38th)
[32]
Sharon Gless Chris Cagney Cagney & Lacey CBS
Tyne Daly Mary Beth Lacey Cagney & Lacey CBS
Angela Lansbury Jessica Fletcher Murder, She Wrote
Cybill Shepherd Maddie Hayes Moonlighting ABC
Alfre Woodard Roxanne Turner St. Elsewhere NBC
1987
(39th)
[33]
Sharon Gless Chris Cagney Cagney & Lacey CBS
Tyne Daly Mary Beth Lacey Cagney & Lacey CBS
Susan Dey Grace Van Owen L.A. Law NBC
Jill Eikenberry Ann Kelsey
Angela Lansbury Jessica Fletcher Murder, She Wrote CBS
1988
(40th)
[34]
Tyne Daly Mary Beth Lacey Cagney & Lacey CBS
Susan Dey Grace Van Owen L.A. Law NBC
Jill Eikenberry Ann Kelsey
Sharon Gless Chris Cagney Cagney & Lacey CBS
Angela Lansbury Jessica Fletcher Murder, She Wrote
1989
(41st)
[35]
Dana Delany Colleen McMurphy China Beach ABC
Susan Dey Grace Van Owen L.A. Law NBC
Jill Eikenberry Ann Kelsey
Linda Hamilton Catherine Chandler Beauty and the Beast CBS
Angela Lansbury Jessica Fletcher Murder, She Wrote

1990s[edit]

Year Actress Role Program Network
1990
(42nd)
[36]
Patricia Wettig Nancy Krieger-Weston thirtysomething ABC
Dana Delany Colleen McMurphy China Beach ABC
Jill Eikenberry Ann Kelsey L.A. Law NBC
Angela Lansbury Jessica Fletcher Murder, She Wrote CBS
Piper Laurie Catherine Martell Twin Peaks ABC
1991
(43rd)
[37]
Patricia Wettig Nancy Krieger-Weston thirtysomething ABC
Dana Delany Colleen McMurphy China Beach ABC
Sharon Gless Rosie O'Neill The Trials of Rosie O'Neill CBS
Angela Lansbury Jessica Fletcher Murder, She Wrote
1992
(44th)
[38]
Dana Delany Colleen McMurphy China Beach ABC
Sharon Gless Rosie O'Neill The Trials of Rosie O'Neill CBS
Shirley Knight § Melanie Currants Law & Order NBC
Angela Lansbury Jessica Fletcher Murder, She Wrote CBS
Kate Nelligan § Sydney Carver Road to Avonlea Disney
Regina Taylor Lilly Harper I'll Fly Away NBC
1993
(45th)
[39]
Kathy Baker Dr. Jill Brock Picket Fences CBS
Swoosie Kurtz Alex Reed Sisters NBC
Angela Lansbury Jessica Fletcher Murder, She Wrote CBS
Regina Taylor Lilly Harper I'll Fly Away NBC
Janine Turner Maggie O'Connell Northern Exposure CBS
1994
(46th)
[40]
Sela Ward Teddy Reed Sisters NBC
Kathy Baker Dr. Jill Brock Picket Fences CBS
Swoosie Kurtz Alex Reed Sisters NBC
Angela Lansbury Jessica Fletcher Murder, She Wrote CBS
Jane Seymour Dr. Michaela Quinn Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
1995
(47th)
[41]
Kathy Baker Dr. Jill Brock Picket Fences CBS
Claire Danes Angela Chase My So-Called Life ABC
Angela Lansbury Jessica Fletcher Murder, She Wrote CBS
Sherry Stringfield Dr. Susan Lewis ER NBC
Cicely Tyson Carrie Grace Battle Sweet Justice
1996
(48th)
[42]
Kathy Baker Dr. Jill Brock Picket Fences CBS
Gillian Anderson Dr. Dana Scully The X-Files Fox
Christine Lahti Dr. Kate Austin Chicago Hope CBS
Angela Lansbury Jessica Fletcher Murder, She Wrote
Sherry Stringfield Dr. Susan Lewis ER NBC
1997
(49th)
[43]
Gillian Anderson Dr. Dana Scully The X-Files Fox
Roma Downey Monica Touched by an Angel CBS
Christine Lahti Dr. Kate Austin Chicago Hope
Julianna Margulies Carol Hathaway ER NBC
Sherry Stringfield Dr. Susan Lewis
1998
(50th)
[44]
Christine Lahti Dr. Kate Austin Chicago Hope CBS
Gillian Anderson Dr. Dana Scully The X-Files Fox
Roma Downey Monica Touched by an Angel CBS
Julianna Margulies Carol Hathaway ER NBC
Jane Seymour Dr. Michaela Quinn Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman CBS
1999
(51st)
[45]
Edie Falco Carmela Soprano The Sopranos HBO
Gillian Anderson Dr. Dana Scully The X-Files Fox
Lorraine Bracco Dr. Jennifer Melfi The Sopranos HBO
Christine Lahti Dr. Kate Austin Chicago Hope CBS
Julianna Margulies Carol Hathaway ER NBC

2000s[edit]

Year Actress Role Program Network
2000
(52nd)
[46]
Sela Ward Lily Manning Once and Again ABC
Lorraine Bracco Dr. Jennifer Melfi The Sopranos HBO
Amy Brenneman Amy Gray Judging Amy CBS
Edie Falco Carmela Soprano The Sopranos HBO
Julianna Margulies Carol Hathaway ER NBC
2001
(53rd)
[47]
Edie Falco Carmela Soprano The Sopranos HBO
Lorraine Bracco Dr. Jennifer Melfi The Sopranos HBO
Amy Brenneman Amy Gray Judging Amy CBS
Marg Helgenberger Catherine Willows CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Sela Ward Lily Manning Once and Again ABC
02
(54th)
[48]
Allison Janney C. J. Cregg The West Wing NBC
Amy Brenneman Amy Gray Judging Amy CBS
Frances Conroy Ruth Fisher Six Feet Under HBO
Jennifer Garner Sydney Bristow Alias ABC
Rachel Griffiths Brenda Chenowith Six Feet Under HBO
2003
(55th)
[49]
Edie Falco Carmela Soprano The Sopranos HBO
Frances Conroy Ruth Fisher Six Feet Under HBO
Jennifer Garner Sydney Bristow Alias ABC
Marg Helgenberger Catherine Willows CSI: Crime Scene Investigation CBS
Allison Janney C. J. Cregg The West Wing NBC
2004
(56th)
[50]
Allison Janney C. J. Cregg The West Wing NBC
Edie Falco Carmela Soprano The Sopranos HBO
Jennifer Garner Sydney Bristow Alias ABC
Mariska Hargitay Olivia Benson Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
Amber Tamblyn Joan Girardi Joan of Arcadia CBS
2005
(57th)
[51]
Patricia Arquette Allison DuBois Medium NBC
Glenn Close Monica Rawling The Shield FX
Frances Conroy Ruth Fisher Six Feet Under HBO
Jennifer Garner Sydney Bristow Alias ABC
Mariska Hargitay Olivia Benson Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
2006
(58th)
[52]
Mariska Hargitay Olivia Benson Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
Frances Conroy Ruth Fisher Six Feet Under HBO
Geena Davis Mackenzie Allen Commander in Chief ABC
Allison Janney C. J. Cregg The West Wing NBC
Kyra Sedgwick Brenda Leigh Johnson The Closer TNT
2007
(59th)
[53]
Sally Field Nora Walker Brothers & Sisters ABC
Patricia Arquette Allison DuBois Medium NBC
Minnie Driver Dahlia Malloy The Riches FX
Edie Falco Carmela Soprano The Sopranos HBO
Mariska Hargitay Olivia Benson Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
Kyra Sedgwick Brenda Leigh Johnson The Closer TNT
2008
(60th)
[54]
Glenn Close Patty Hewes Damages FX
Sally Field Nora Walker Brothers & Sisters ABC
Mariska Hargitay Olivia Benson Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
Holly Hunter Grace Hanadarko Saving Grace TNT
Kyra Sedgwick Brenda Leigh Johnson The Closer
2009
(61st)
[55]
Glenn Close Patty Hewes Damages FX
Sally Field Nora Walker Brothers & Sisters ABC
Mariska Hargitay Olivia Benson Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
Holly Hunter Grace Hanadarko Saving Grace TNT
Elisabeth Moss Peggy Olson Mad Men AMC
Kyra Sedgwick Brenda Leigh Johnson The Closer TNT

2010s[edit]

Year Actress Role Program Network
2010
(62nd)
[56]
Kyra Sedgwick Brenda Leigh Johnson The Closer TNT
Connie Britton Tami Taylor Friday Night Lights DirecTV
Glenn Close Patty Hewes Damages FX
Mariska Hargitay Olivia Benson Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
January Jones Betty Draper Mad Men AMC
Julianna Margulies Alicia Florrick The Good Wife CBS
2011
(63rd)
[57]
Julianna Margulies Alicia Florrick The Good Wife CBS
Kathy Bates Harriet Korn Harry's Law NBC
Connie Britton Tami Taylor Friday Night Lights DirecTV
Mireille Enos Sarah Linden The Killing AMC
Mariska Hargitay Olivia Benson Law & Order: Special Victims Unit NBC
Elisabeth Moss Peggy Olson Mad Men AMC
2012
(64th)
[58]
Claire Danes Carrie Mathison Homeland Showtime
Kathy Bates Harriet Korn Harry's Law NBC
Glenn Close Patty Hewes Damages DirecTV
Michelle Dockery Lady Mary Crawley Downton Abbey PBS
Julianna Margulies Alicia Florrick The Good Wife CBS
Elisabeth Moss Peggy Olson Mad Men AMC
2013
(65th)
[59]
Claire Danes Carrie Mathison Homeland Showtime
Connie Britton Rayna Jaymes Nashville ABC
Michelle Dockery Lady Mary Crawley Downton Abbey PBS
Vera Farmiga Norma Bates Bates Motel A&E
Elisabeth Moss Peggy Olson Mad Men AMC
Kerry Washington Olivia Pope Scandal ABC
Robin Wright Claire Underwood House of Cards Netflix
2014
(66th)
[60]
Julianna Margulies Alicia Florrick The Good Wife CBS
Lizzy Caplan Virginia Johnson Masters of Sex Showtime
Claire Danes Carrie Mathison Homeland
Michelle Dockery Lady Mary Crawley Downton Abbey PBS
Kerry Washington Olivia Pope Scandal ABC
Robin Wright Claire Underwood House of Cards Netflix
2015
(67th)
[61]
Viola Davis Annalise Keating How to Get Away with Murder ABC
Claire Danes Carrie Mathison Homeland Showtime
Taraji P. Henson Cookie Lyon Empire Fox
Tatiana Maslany Various Characters Orphan Black BBC America
Elisabeth Moss Peggy Olson Mad Men AMC
Robin Wright Claire Underwood House of Cards Netflix
2016
(68th)
[62]
Tatiana Maslany Various Characters Orphan Black BBC America
Claire Danes Carrie Mathison Homeland Showtime
Viola Davis Annalise Keating How to Get Away with Murder ABC
Taraji P. Henson Cookie Lyon Empire Fox
Keri Russell Elizabeth Jennings The Americans FX
Robin Wright Claire Underwood House of Cards Netflix
2017
(69th)
[63]
Elisabeth Moss Offred The Handmaid's Tale Hulu
Viola Davis Annalise Keating How to Get Away with Murder ABC
Claire Foy Queen Elizabeth II The Crown Netflix
Keri Russell Elizabeth Jennings The Americans FX
Evan Rachel Wood Dolores Abernathy Westworld HBO
Robin Wright Claire Underwood House of Cards Netflix
2018
(70th)
[64]
Claire Foy Queen Elizabeth II The Crown Netflix
Tatiana Maslany Various Characters Orphan Black BBC America
Elisabeth Moss June Osborne / Offred The Handmaid's Tale Hulu
Sandra Oh Eve Polastri Killing Eve BBC America
Keri Russell Elizabeth Jennings The Americans FX
Evan Rachel Wood Dolores Abernathy Westworld HBO

Superlatives[edit]

Multiple awards[edit]

Multiple nominations[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Early Emmy ceremonies did not have genre specific acting categories

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