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Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

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First awarded  1954
Country  United States of America
Currently held by  Tatiana Maslany
Official website  emmys.com
Instituted  1954
Category of  Primetime Emmy Award
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Awarded for  Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama of Series
Presented by  Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
People also search for  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series
Winners & Nominees  Tatiana MaslanyOrphan Black, Tatiana Maslany, Winner, Taraji P HensonEmpire, Taraji P Henson, Nominee, Viola DavisHow to Get Away with Murder, Viola Davis, Nominee, Keri RussellThe Americans, Keri Russell, Nominee, Claire DanesHomeland, Claire Danes, Nominee, Robin WrightHouse of Cards, Robin Wright, Nominee, Viola DavisHow to Get Away with Murder, Viola Davis, Winner, Taraji P HensonEmpire, Taraji P Henson, Nominee, Tatiana MaslanyOrphan Black, Tatiana Maslany, Nominee, Claire DanesHomeland, Claire Danes, Nominee, Robin WrightHouse of Cards, Robin Wright, Nominee, Elisabeth MossMad Men, Elisabeth Moss, Nominee, Julianna MarguliesThe Good Wife, Julianna Margulies, Winner, Michelle DockeryDownton Abbey, Michelle Dockery, Nominee, Kerry WashingtonScandal, Kerry Washington, Nominee, Claire DanesHomeland, Claire Danes, Nominee, Robin WrightHouse of Cards, Robin Wright, Nominee, Lizzy CaplanMasters of Sex, Lizzy Caplan, Nominee, Claire DanesHomeland, Claire Danes, Winner, Michelle DockeryDownton Abbey, Michelle Dockery, Nominee, Kerry WashingtonScandal, Kerry Washington, Nominee, Robin WrightHouse of Cards, Robin Wright, Nominee, Connie BrittonNashville, Connie Britton, Nominee, Vera FarmigaBates Motel, Vera Farmiga, Nominee, Elisabeth MossMad Men, Elisabeth Moss, Nominee, Claire DanesHomeland, Claire Danes, Winner, Julianna MarguliesThe Good Wife, Julianna Margulies, Nominee, Michelle DockeryDownton Abbey, Michelle Dockery, Nominee, Kathy BatesHarry's Law, Kathy Bates, Nominee, Glenn CloseDamages, Glenn Close, Nominee, Elisabeth MossMad Men, Elisabeth Moss, Nominee

This is a list of winners and nominees of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Beginning with the 18th Primetime Emmy Awards, leading actresses in drama have competed alone. However, these dramatic performances included actresses 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.
  • References

    Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Wikipedia


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