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Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

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First awarded  1953
Country  United States of America
Currently held by  Jeffrey Tambor
Official website  emmys.com
Instituted  1953
Category of  Primetime Emmy Award

Awarded for  Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Presented by  Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
People also search for  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series
Winners & Nominees  Jeffrey TamborTransparent, Jeffrey Tambor, Winner, Thomas MiddleditchSilicon Valley, Thomas Middleditch, Nominee, Anthony AndersonBlack-ish, Anthony Anderson, Nominee, William H MacyShameless, William H Macy, Nominee, Aziz AnsariMaster of None, Aziz Ansari, Nominee, Will ForteThe Last Man on Earth, Will Forte, Nominee, Jeffrey TamborTransparent, Jeffrey Tambor, Winner, Anthony AndersonBlack-ish, Anthony Anderson, Nominee, William H MacyShameless, William H Macy, Nominee, Louis CKLouie, Louis CK, Nominee, Matt LeBlancEpisodes, Matt LeBlanc, Nominee, Will ForteThe Last Man on Earth, Will Forte, Nominee, Don CheadleHouse of Lies, Don Cheadle, Nominee, Jim ParsonsThe Big Bang Theory, Jim Parsons, Winner, Ricky GervaisDerek, Ricky Gervais, Nominee, William H MacyShameless, William H Macy, Nominee, Louis CKLouie, Louis CK, Nominee, Matt LeBlancEpisodes, Matt LeBlanc, Nominee, Don CheadleHouse of Lies, Don Cheadle, Nominee, Jim ParsonsThe Big Bang Theory, Jim Parsons, Winner, Louis CKLouie, Louis CK, Nominee, Jason BatemanArrested Development, Jason Bateman, Nominee, Matt LeBlancEpisodes, Matt LeBlanc, Nominee, Alec Baldwin30 Rock, Alec Baldwin, Nominee, Don CheadleHouse of Lies, Don Cheadle, Nominee, Jon CryerTwo and a Half Men, Jon Cryer, Winner, Larry DavidCurb Your Enthusiasm, Larry David, Nominee, Louis CKLouie, Louis CK, Nominee, Jim ParsonsThe Big Bang Theory, Jim Parsons, Nominee, Alec Baldwin30 Rock, Alec Baldwin, Nominee, Don CheadleHouse of Lies, Don Cheadle, Nominee

This is a list of winners and nominees of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. The award is presented to the best performance by a lead actor in a television comedy series. Beginning with the 18th Primetime Emmy Awards, leading actors in comedy have competed alone. However, these comedic performances included actors from miniseries, telefilms, and guest performers competing against main cast competitors. Such instances are marked below:

  • # – 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.
  • Total awards by network

  • NBC – 26
  • CBS – 19
  • ABC – 11
  • USA – 3
  • Amazon – 2
  • HBO – 1
  • References

    Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Wikipedia


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