Emmy Award Winners

The Emmy Awards have been given out annually by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences since 1949. They are only awarded for American television programming. Included in this list are the winners of the Lead Actors and Lead Actresses categories. Some winners for Directing may also be included.
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Don Adams1967; 1968; 1969actorGet SmartEmmy Award Winners
Shohreh Aghdashloo2008actressHouse of SaddamEmmy Award Winners
Jack Albertson1976actorChico and the ManEmmy Award Winners
Alan Alda1974; 1982actorM*A*S*HEmmy Award Winners
Kirstie Alley1991actressCheersEmmy Award Winners
Gillian Anderson1997actressThe X-FilesEmmy Award Winners
Jennifer Aniston2002actressFriendsEmmy Award Winners
Eve Arden1954actressOur Miss BrooksEmmy Award Winners
Patricia Arquette2005actressMediumEmmy Award Winners
Bea Arthur1977; 1988actressMaude; The Golden GirlsEmmy Award Winners
Ed Asner1978; 1980actorLou GrantEmmy Award Winners
Barbara Babcock1981actressHill Street BluesEmmy Award Winners
Barbara Bain1967; 1968; 1969actressMission: ImpossibleEmmy Award Winners
Kathy Baker1993; 1995; 1996actressPicket FencesEmmy Award Winners
Alec Baldwin2008; 2009actor30 RockEmmy Award Winners
Lucille Ball1953; 1956; 1967; 1968actress; I Love Lucy; The Lucy ShowEmmy Award Winners
Roseanne Barr1993actressRoseanneEmmy Award Winners
Barbara Bel Geddes1980actressDallasEmmy Award Winners
Jack Benny1959actorThe Jack Benny ShowEmmy Award Winners
Gertrude Berg1951actressEmmy Award Winners
Candice Bergen1989; 1990; 1992; 1994; 1995actressMurphy BrownEmmy Award Winners
Polly Bergen1958actressThe Helen Morgan Story(Burgin)Emmy Award Winners
Milton Berle1950actorEmmy Award Winners
Carl Betz1969actorJudd for the DefenseEmmy Award Winners
Robert Blake1975actorBarettaEmmy Award Winners
Tammy Blanchard2001actressLife with Judy Garland: Me and My ShadowsEmmy Award Winners
Shirley Booth1962; 1963actressHazelEmmy Award Winners
Powers Boothe1980actorGuyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim JonesEmmy Award Winners
Andre Braugher1998actorHomicide: Life on the StreetEmmy Award Winners
Raymond Burr1959; 1961actorPerry MasonEmmy Award Winners
Sid Caesar1952; 1957actor; Caesar's HourEmmy Award Winners
Kyle Chandler2011actorFriday Night LightsEmmy Award Winners
Michael Chiklis2002actorThe ShieldEmmy Award Winners
Glenn Close2008; 2009actressDamagesEmmy Award Winners
Imogene Coca1952actressEmmy Award Winners
Toni Collette2009actressUnited States of TaraEmmy Award Winners
Bill Cosby1966; 1967; 1968actorI SpyEmmy Award Winners
Bryan Cranston2008; 2009; 2010; 2014actorBreaking BadEmmy Award Winners
Jon Cryer2012actorTwo and a Half MenEmmy Award Winners
Jane Curtin1984; 1985actressKate & AllieEmmy Award Winners
Tyne Daly1983; 1984; 1985; 1988actressCagney & LaceyEmmy Award Winners
Cathryn Damon1980actressSoapEmmy Award Winners
Claire Danes2012; 2013actressHomelandEmmy Award Winners
Jeff Daniels2013actorThe NewsroomEmmy Award Winners
William Daniels1985; 1986actorSt. ElsewhereEmmy Award Winners
Ted Danson1990; 1993actorCheersEmmy Award Winners
Viola Davis2015actressHow to Get Away with MurderEmmy Award Winners
Ruby Dee1991actressDecoration DayEmmy Award Winners
Dana Delany1989; 1992actressChina BeachEmmy Award Winners
Shirley Dinsdale1949actressEmmy Award Winners
Jimmy Durante1953actorEmmy Award Winners
Judi Evans1984actressGuiding LightEmmy Award Winners
Nanette Fabray1957actressCaesar's HourEmmy Award Winners
Edie Falco1999; 2001; 2003; 2010actressThe Sopranos; Nurse JackieEmmy Award Winners
Peter Falk1972; 1976; 1990actorColumboEmmy Award Winners
America Ferrera2007actressUgly BettyEmmy Award Winners
Tina Fey2008actress30 RockEmmy Award Winners
Sally Field2007actressBrothers & SistersEmmy Award Winners
Ed Flanders1983actorSt. ElsewhereEmmy Award Winners
Michael J. Fox1986; 1987; 1988; 2000actorFamily Ties; Spin CityEmmy Award Winners
Dennis Franz1994; 1996; 1997; 1999actorNYPD BlueEmmy Award Winners
James Gandolfini2000; 2001; 2003actorThe SopranosEmmy Award Winners
James Garner1977actorThe Rockford FilesEmmy Award Winners
Ricky Gervais2007actorExtrasEmmy Award Winners
Sharon Gless1986; 1987actressCagney & LaceyEmmy Award Winners
Ruth Gordon1979actressTaxiEmmy Award Winners
Kelsey Grammer1994; 1995; 1998; 2004actorFrasierEmmy Award Winners
Robert Guillaume1985actorBensonEmmy Award Winners
Jon Hamm2015actorMad MenEmmy Award Winners
Susan Hampshire1970; 1971actressThe Forsyte Saga; The First Churchills (Masterpiece Theatre)Emmy Award Winners
Mariska Hargitay2006actressLaw & Order: Special Victims UnitEmmy Award Winners
Valerie Harper1975actressRhodaEmmy Award Winners
Mariette Hartley1979actressThe Incredible HulkEmmy Award Winners
Helen Hayes1953actressEmmy Award Winners
Patricia Heaton2000; 2001actressEverybody Loves RaymondEmmy Award Winners
Marg Helgenberger1990actressChina BeachEmmy Award Winners
Judd Hirsch1981; 1983actorTaxiEmmy Award Winners
Hal Holbrook1971actorThe Bold Ones: The SenatorEmmy Award Winners
Felicity Huffman2005actressDesperate HousewivesEmmy Award Winners
Helen Hunt1996; 1997; 1998; 1999actressMad About YouEmmy Award Winners
Željko Ivanek2008actorDamagesEmmy Award Winners
Glenda Jackson1972actressElizabeth R, (Masterpiece Theatre)Emmy Award Winners
Allison Janney2002; 2004actressThe West WingEmmy Award Winners
James Earl Jones1991actorGabriel's FireEmmy Award Winners
Carol Kane1982actressTaxiEmmy Award Winners
Richard Kiley1988actorA Year in the LifeEmmy Award Winners
Jack Klugman1963; 1971; 1973actorThe Defenders; The Odd CoupleEmmy Award Winners
Christine Lahti1998actressChicago HopeEmmy Award Winners
Hope Lange1969; 1970actressThe Ghost & Mrs. MuirEmmy Award Winners
Michael Learned1973; 1974; 1976; 1982actressThe Waltons; NurseEmmy Award Winners
Ron Leibman1979actorKazEmmy Award Winners
Damian Lewis2012actorHomelandEmmy Award Winners
John Lithgow1996; 1997; 1999actor3rd Rock from the SunEmmy Award Winners
Christopher Lloyd1992actorAvonleaEmmy Award Winners
Shelley Long1983actressCheersEmmy Award Winners
Julia Louis-Dreyfus2006; 2012; 2013; 2014; 2015actressThe New Adventures of Old Christine; VeepEmmy Award Winners
Chad Lowe1993actorLife Goes OnEmmy Award Winners
Julianna Margulies2011; 2014actressThe Good WifeEmmy Award Winners
Jean Marsh1975actressUpstairs, Downstairs (Masterpiece Theatre)Emmy Award Winners
E. G. Marshall1962actorThe DefendersEmmy Award Winners
Melissa McCarthy2011actressMike and MollyEmmy Award Winners
Rue McClanahan1987actressThe Golden GirlsEmmy Award Winners
Eric McCormack2001actorWill & GraceEmmy Award Winners
Debra Messing2003actressWill & GraceEmmy Award Winners
Thomas Mitchell1953actorEmmy Award Winners
Mary Tyler Moore1964; 1966; 1973; 1974; 1976actressThe Dick Van Dyke Show; The Mary Tyler Moore ShowEmmy Award Winners
Richard Mulligan1980; 1989actorSoap; Empty NestEmmy Award Winners
Craig T. Nelson1992actorCoachEmmy Award Winners
Carroll O'Connor1972; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1989actorAll in the Family; In the Heat of the NightEmmy Award Winners
Donald O'Connor1954actorColgate Comedy HourEmmy Award Winners
Sarah Jessica Parker2004actressSex and the CityEmmy Award Winners
Jim Parsons2010; 2011; 2013; 2014actorThe Big Bang TheoryEmmy Award Winners
Mandy Patinkin1995actorChicago HopeEmmy Award Winners
Tony Randall1975actorThe Odd CoupleEmmy Award Winners
Burt Reynolds1991actorEvening ShadeEmmy Award Winners
Alan Rickman1996actorRasputin: Dark Servant of DestinyEmmy Award Winners
John Ritter1984actorThree's CompanyEmmy Award Winners
Ray Romano2002actorEverybody Loves RaymondEmmy Award Winners
Isabel Sanford1981actressThe JeffersonsEmmy Award Winners
Telly Savalas1974actorKojakEmmy Award Winners
Kyra Sedgwick2010actressThe CloserEmmy Award Winners
Tom Selleck1984actorMagnum, P.I.Emmy Award Winners
Tony Shalhoub2003; 2005; 2006actorMonkEmmy Award Winners
Phil Silvers1956actorThe Phil Silvers ShowEmmy Award Winners
Red Skelton1952actorEmmy Award Winners
Tom Skerritt1993actorPicket FencesEmmy Award Winners
James Spader2004; 2005; 2007actorThe Practice; Boston LegalEmmy Award Winners
Robert Stack1960actorThe UntouchablesEmmy Award Winners
Barbara Stanwyck1961; 1966actressThe Barbara Stanwyck Show; The Big ValleyEmmy Award Winners
Jean Stapleton1971; 1972; 1978actressAll in the FamilyEmmy Award Winners
Kiefer Sutherland2006actor24Emmy Award Winners
Jeffrey Tambor2015actorTransparentEmmy Award Winners
Danny Thomas1955actorMake Room for DaddyEmmy Award Winners
Richard Thomas1973actorThe WaltonsEmmy Award Winners
Sada Thompson1978actressFamilyEmmy Award Winners
Daniel J. Travanti1981; 1982actorHill Street BluesEmmy Award Winners
Dick Van Dyke1964; 1965; 1966actorThe Dick Van Dyke ShowEmmy Award Winners
Lindsay Wagner1977actressThe Bionic WomanEmmy Award Winners
Sela Ward1994; 2000actressSisters; Once and AgainEmmy Award Winners
Patricia Wettig1990; 1991actressthirtysomethingEmmy Award Winners
Betty White1986actressThe Golden GirlsEmmy Award Winners
Bruce Willis1987actorMoonlightingEmmy Award Winners
William Windom1970actorMy World and Welcome to ItEmmy Award Winners
Jane Wyatt1958; 1959; 1960actressFather Knows BestEmmy Award Winners
Ed Wynn1950actorEmmy Award Winners
Alan Young1951actorEmmy Award Winners
Loretta Young1955; 1957; 1959actressThe Loretta Young ShowEmmy Award Winners
Robert Young1957; 1958; 1970actorFather Knows Best; Marcus Welby, M.D.Emmy Award Winners
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