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Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

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First awarded  1952
Country  United States of America
Official website  emmys.com
Category of  Primetime Emmy Award
Awarded for  Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie
Currently held by  Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story (2016)
Presented by  Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
People also search for  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie
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This is a list of winners and nominees of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie.

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1950s

  • 1952: Thomas Mitchell
  • 1953: no award
  • 1954: Robert Cummings – Twelve Angry Men
  • 1955: Lloyd Nolan – The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
  • 1956: Jack Palance – Requiem for a Heavyweight
  • 1957: Peter Ustinov – The Life of Samuel Johnson
  • 1958: no award
  • 1959: Fred Astaire – An Evening with Fred Astaire
  • 1960s

  • 1960: Laurence Olivier – The Moon and Sixpence
  • 1961: Maurice Evans – Macbeth
  • 1962: Peter Falk – The Price of Tomatoes
  • 1963: Trevor Howard – The Invincible Mr. Disraeli
  • 1964: Jack Klugman – The Blacklist
  • 1965: Alfred Lunt – The Magnificent Yankee
  • 1966: Cliff Robertson – The Game
  • 1967: Peter Ustinov – Barefoot in Athens
  • 1968: Melvyn Douglas – Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night
  • 1969: Paul Scofield – Male of the Species
  • 1970s

  • 1970: Peter Ustinov – A Storm in Summer
  • 1971: George C. Scott – The Price
  • 1972: Keith Michell – The Six Wives of Henry VIII
  • 1973: Laurence Olivier – Long Day's Journey into Night
  • 1973: Anthony Murphy – Tom Brown's Schooldays
  • 1974: Hal Holbrook – Pueblo
  • 1974: William Holden – The Blue Knight
  • 1975: Laurence Olivier – Love Among the Ruins
  • 1975: Peter Falk – Columbo
  • 1976 – TV Movie: Anthony Hopkins – The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case
  • William Devane – Fear on Trial
  • Edward Herrmann – Eleanor and Franklin
  • Jack Lemmon – The Entertainer
  • Jason Robards – A Moon for the Misbegotten
  • 1976 – Limited Series: Hal Holbrook – Sandburg's Lincoln
  • George Grizzard – The Adams Chronicles
  • Nick Nolte – Rich Man, Poor Man
  • Peter Strauss – Rich Man, Poor Man
  • 1977 – TV Movie: Ed Flanders – Harry S. Truman: Plain Speaking
  • Peter Boyle – Tail Gunner Joe
  • Peter Finch – Raid on Entebbe
  • Edward Herrmann – Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years
  • George C. Scott – Beauty and the Beast
  • 1977 – Limited Series: Christopher Plummer – The Moneychangers
  • Stanley Baker – How Green Was My Valley
  • Richard Jordan – Captains and the Kings
  • Steven Keats – Seventh Avenue
  • 1978 – TV Movie: Fred Astaire – A Family Upside Down
  • Alan Alda – Kill Me If You Can
  • Hal Holbrook – Our Town
  • Martin Sheen – Taxi!!! (Hallmark Hall of Fame)
  • James Stacy – Just a Little Inconvenience
  • 1978 – Limited Series: Michael Moriarty – Holocaust
  • Hal Holbrook – The Awakening Land
  • Jason Robards – Washington: Behind Closed Doors
  • Fritz Weaver – Holocaust
  • Paul Winfield – King
  • 1979: Peter Strauss – The Jericho Mile
  • Ned Beatty – Friendly Fire
  • Louis Gossett Jr. – Backstairs at the White House
  • Kurt Russell – Elvis
  • References

    Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Wikipedia


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