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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NameYearCategoryShowOther Names
Don Adams1967actorGet Smart
Don Adams1968actorGet Smart
Don Adams1969actorGet Smart
Shohreh Aghdashloo2008actressHouse of Saddam
Jack Albertson1976actorChico and the Man
Alan Alda1974actorM*A*S*H
Alan Alda1982actorM*A*S*H
Kirstie Alley1991actressCheers
Gillian Anderson1997actressThe X-Files
Jennifer Aniston2002actressFriends
Eve Arden1954actressOur Miss Brooks
Patricia Arquette2005actressMedium
Bea Arthur1977actressMaude(Frankel)
Bea Arthur1988actressThe Golden Girls(Frankel)
Ed Asner1978actorLou Grant
Ed Asner1980actorLou Grant
Barbara Babcock1981actressHill Street Blues
Barbara Bain1967actressMission: Impossible
Barbara Bain1968actressMission: Impossible
Barbara Bain1969actressMission: Impossible
Kathy Baker1993actressPicket Fences
Kathy Baker1995actressPicket Fences
Kathy Baker1996actressPicket Fences
Alec Baldwin2008actor30 Rock
Alec Baldwin2009actor30 Rock
Lucille Ball1953actress
Lucille Ball1956actressI Love Lucy
Lucille Ball1967actressThe Lucy Show
Lucille Ball1968actressThe Lucy Show
Roseanne Barr1993actressRoseanne
Barbara Bel Geddes1980actressDallas
Jack Benny1959actorThe Jack Benny Show
Gertrude Berg1951actress
Candice Bergen1989actressMurphy Brown
Candice Bergen1990actressMurphy Brown
Candice Bergen1992actressMurphy Brown
Candice Bergen1994actressMurphy Brown
Candice Bergen1995actressMurphy Brown
Polly Bergen1958actressThe Helen Morgan Story(Burgin)
Milton Berle1950actor
Carl Betz1969actorJudd for the Defense
Robert Blake1975actorBaretta
Tammy Blanchard2001actressLife with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows
Shirley Booth1962actressHazel
Shirley Booth1963actressHazel
Powers Boothe1980actorGuyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones
Andre Braugher1998actorHomicide: Life on the Street
Rachel Brosnahan2018actressThe Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Sterling K. Brown2017actorThe People v. O. J. Simpson
Raymond Burr1959actorPerry Mason
Raymond Burr1961actorPerry Mason
Sid Caesar1952actor
Sid Caesar1957actorCaesar's Hour
Kyle Chandler2011actorFriday Night Lights
Michael Chiklis2002actorThe Shield
Christian Clemenson2006actorBoston Legal
Glenn Close2008actressDamages
Glenn Close2009actressDamages
Imogene Coca1952actress
Zendaya Coleman2020actressEuphoria(Stoermer)
Toni Collette2009actressUnited States of Tara
Jodie Comer2019actressKilling Eve
Bill Cosby1966actorI Spy
Bill Cosby1967actorI Spy
Bill Cosby1968actorI Spy
Bryan Cranston2008actorBreaking Bad
Bryan Cranston2009actorBreaking Bad
Bryan Cranston2010actorBreaking Bad
Bryan Cranston2014actorBreaking Bad
Jon Cryer2012actorTwo and a Half Men
Jane Curtin1984actressKate & Allie
Jane Curtin1985actressKate & Allie
Tyne Daly1983actressCagney & Lacey
Tyne Daly1984actressCagney & Lacey
Tyne Daly1985actressCagney & Lacey
Tyne Daly1988actressCagney & Lacey
Cathryn Damon1980actressSoap
Claire Danes2012actressHomeland
Claire Danes2013actressHomeland
Jeff Daniels2013actorThe Newsroom
William Daniels1985actorSt. Elsewhere
William Daniels1986actorSt. Elsewhere
Ted Danson1990actorCheers
Ted Danson1993actorCheers
Viola Davis2015actressHow to Get Away with Murder
Ruby Dee1991actressDecoration Day
Dana Delany1989actressChina Beach
Dana Delany1992actressChina Beach
Shirley Dinsdale1949actress
Jimmy Durante1953actor
Judi Evans1984actressGuiding Light
Nanette Fabray1957actressCaesar's Hour(Fabares)
Edie Falco2010actressNurse Jackie
Edie Falco1999actressThe Sopranos
Edie Falco2001actressThe Sopranos
Edie Falco2003actressThe Sopranos
Peter Falk1972actorColumbo
Peter Falk1976actorColumbo
Peter Falk1990actorColumbo
America Ferrera2007actressUgly Betty
Tina Fey2008actress30 Rock
Sally Field2007actressBrothers & Sisters
Ed Flanders1983actorSt. Elsewhere
Michael J. Fox1986actorFamily Ties
Michael J. Fox1987actorFamily Ties
Michael J. Fox1988actorFamily Ties
Michael J. Fox2000actorSpin City
Claire Foy2018actressThe Crown
Dennis Franz1994actorNYPD Blue
Dennis Franz1996actorNYPD Blue
Dennis Franz1997actorNYPD Blue
Dennis Franz1999actorNYPD Blue
James Gandolfini2000actorThe Sopranos
James Gandolfini2001actorThe Sopranos
James Gandolfini2003actorThe Sopranos
James Garner1977actorThe Rockford Files
Ricky Gervais2007actorExtras
Sharon Gless1986actressCagney & Lacey
Sharon Gless1987actressCagney & Lacey
Donald Glover2017actorAtlanta
Ruth Gordon1979actressTaxi
Kelsey Grammer1994actorFrasier
Kelsey Grammer1995actorFrasier
Kelsey Grammer1998actorFrasier
Kelsey Grammer2004actorFrasier
Robert Guillaume1985actorBenson
Bill Hader2018actorBarry
Bill Hader2019actorBarry
Jon Hamm2015actorMad Men
Susan Hampshire1971actressThe First Churchills (Masterpiece Theatre)
Susan Hampshire1970actressThe Forsyte Saga
Mariska Hargitay2006actressLaw & Order: Special Victims Unit
Valerie Harper1975actressRhoda
Mariette Hartley1979actressThe Incredible Hulk
Helen Hayes1953actress
Patricia Heaton2000actressEverybody Loves Raymond
Patricia Heaton2001actressEverybody Loves Raymond
Marg Helgenberger1990actressChina Beach
Judd Hirsch1981actorTaxi
Judd Hirsch1983actorTaxi
Hal Holbrook1971actorThe Bold Ones: The Senator
Felicity Huffman2005actressDesperate Housewives
Helen Hunt1996actressMad About You
Helen Hunt1997actressMad About You
Helen Hunt1998actressMad About You
Helen Hunt1999actressMad About You
Željko Ivanek2008actorDamages
Glenda Jackson1972actressElizabeth R, (Masterpiece Theatre)
Allison Janney2002actressThe West Wing
Allison Janney2004actressThe West Wing
James Earl Jones1991actorGabriel's Fire
Carol Kane1982actressTaxi
Richard Kiley1988actorA Year in the Life
Jack Klugman1963actorThe Defenders
Jack Klugman1971actorThe Odd Couple
Jack Klugman1973actorThe Odd Couple
Christine Lahti1998actressChicago Hope
Hope Lange1969actressThe Ghost & Mrs. Muir
Hope Lange1970actressThe Ghost & Mrs. Muir
Michael Learned1982actressNurse
Michael Learned1973actressThe Waltons
Michael Learned1974actressThe Waltons
Michael Learned1976actressThe Waltons
Ron Leibman1979actorKaz
Eugene Levy2020actorSchitt's Creek
Damian Lewis2012actorHomeland
John Lithgow1996actor3rd Rock from the Sun
John Lithgow1997actor3rd Rock from the Sun
John Lithgow1999actor3rd Rock from the Sun
Christopher Lloyd1992actorAvonlea
Shelley Long1983actressCheers
Julia Louis-Dreyfus2006actressThe New Adventures of Old Christine
Julia Louis-Dreyfus2012actressVeep
Julia Louis-Dreyfus2013actressVeep
Julia Louis-Dreyfus2014actressVeep
Julia Louis-Dreyfus2015actressVeep
Julia Louis-Dreyfus2016actressVeep
Julia Louis-Dreyfus2017actressVeep
Chad Lowe1993actorLife Goes On
Rami Malek2016actorMr. Robot
Julianna Margulies2011actressThe Good Wife
Julianna Margulies2014actressThe Good Wife
Jean Marsh1975actressUpstairs, Downstairs (Masterpiece Theatre)
E. G. Marshall1962actorThe Defenders
Tatiana Maslany2016actressOrphan Black
Matthew Rhys2018actorThe Americans(Evans)
Melissa McCarthy2011actressMike and Molly
Rue McClanahan1987actressThe Golden Girls
Eric McCormack2001actorWill & Grace
Debra Messing2003actressWill & Grace
Thomas Mitchell1953actor
Debra Monk1999actressNYPD Blue
Mary Tyler Moore1964actressThe Dick Van Dyke Show
Mary Tyler Moore1966actressThe Dick Van Dyke Show
Mary Tyler Moore1973actressThe Mary Tyler Moore Show
Mary Tyler Moore1974actressThe Mary Tyler Moore Show
Mary Tyler Moore1976actressThe Mary Tyler Moore Show
Elisabeth Moss2017actressThe Handmaid's Tale
Richard Mulligan1989actorEmpty Nest
Richard Mulligan1980actorSoap
Craig T. Nelson1992actorCoach
Carroll O'Connor1972actorAll in the Family
Carroll O'Connor1977actorAll in the Family
Carroll O'Connor1978actorAll in the Family
Carroll O'Connor1979actorAll in the Family
Carroll O'Connor1989actorIn the Heat of the Night
Donald O'Connor1954actorColgate Comedy Hour
Catherine O'Hara2020actressSchitt's Creek
Sarah Jessica Parker2004actressSex and the City
Jim Parsons2010actorThe Big Bang Theory
Jim Parsons2011actorThe Big Bang Theory
Jim Parsons2013actorThe Big Bang Theory
Jim Parsons2014actorThe Big Bang Theory
Mandy Patinkin1995actorChicago Hope
Billy Porter2019actorPose
Tony Randall1975actorThe Odd Couple
Burt Reynolds1991actorEvening Shade
Alan Rickman1996actorRasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny
John Ritter1984actorThree's Company
Ray Romano2002actorEverybody Loves Raymond
Isabel Sanford1981actressThe Jeffersons
Telly Savalas1974actorKojak
Kyra Sedgwick2010actressThe Closer
Tom Selleck1984actorMagnum, P.I.
Tony Shalhoub2003actorMonk
Tony Shalhoub2005actorMonk
Tony Shalhoub2006actorMonk
Phil Silvers1956actorThe Phil Silvers Show
Red Skelton1952actor
Tom Skerritt1993actorPicket Fences
James Spader2005actorBoston Legal
James Spader2007actorBoston Legal
James Spader2004actorThe Practice
Robert Stack1960actorThe Untouchables
Barbara Stanwyck1961actressThe Barbara Stanwyck Show
Barbara Stanwyck1966actressThe Big Valley
Jean Stapleton1971actressAll in the Family
Jean Stapleton1972actressAll in the Family
Jean Stapleton1978actressAll in the Family
Jeremy Strong2020actorSuccession
Kiefer Sutherland2006actor24
Jeffrey Tambor2015actorTransparent
Jeffrey Tambor2016actorTransparent
Danny Thomas1955actorMake Room for Daddy
Richard Thomas1973actorThe Waltons
Sada Thompson1978actressFamily
Daniel J. Travanti1981actorHill Street Blues
Daniel J. Travanti1982actorHill Street Blues
Dick Van Dyke1964actorThe Dick Van Dyke Show
Dick Van Dyke1965actorThe Dick Van Dyke Show
Dick Van Dyke1966actorThe Dick Van Dyke Show
Lindsay Wagner1977actressThe Bionic Woman
Phoebe Waller-Bridge2019actressFleabag
Sela Ward2000actressOnce and Again
Sela Ward1994actressSisters
Patricia Wettig1990actressthirtysomething
Patricia Wettig1991actressthirtysomething
Betty White1986actressThe Golden Girls
Bruce Willis1987actorMoonlighting
William Windom1970actorMy World and Welcome to It
Jane Wyatt1958actressFather Knows Best
Jane Wyatt1959actressFather Knows Best
Jane Wyatt1960actressFather Knows Best
Ed Wynn1950actor
Alan Young1951actor
Loretta Young1955actressThe Loretta Young Show
Loretta Young1957actressThe Loretta Young Show
Loretta Young1959actressThe Loretta Young Show
Robert Young1957actorFather Knows Best
Robert Young1958actorFather Knows Best
Robert Young1970actorMarcus Welby, M.D.