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Blythe Katherine Danner (born February 3, 1943) is an American actress. She won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Izzy Huffstodt on Huff (2004–2006), and a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in Butterflies Are Free (1969–1972). Danner was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for portraying Marilyn Truman on Will & Grace (2001–2006), and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for her roles in We Were the Mulvaneys (2002) and Back When We Were Grownups (2004). For the latter, she was also nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film. Danner is best known for her roles as Martha Jefferson in the film 1776 (1972), and as Dina Byrnes in Meet the Parents
Meet the Parents
(2000) and its sequels Meet the Fockers (2004) and Little Fockers
Little Fockers
(2010). She has also appeared in the films The Great Santini
The Great Santini
(1979), Mr. and Mrs. Bridge (1990), The Prince of Tides
The Prince of Tides
(1991), Husbands and Wives
Husbands and Wives
(1992), and I'll See You in My Dreams (2015). She is the widow of Bruce Paltrow and the mother of actress Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow
and director Jake Paltrow.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Career 3 Environmental activism 4 Health care activism 5 Personal life 6 Filmography

6.1 Film 6.2 Television

7 Stage 8 References 9 External links

Early life[edit] Danner was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Katharine (née Kile; 1909–2006)[1] and Harry Earl Danner, a bank executive.[2][3] She has a brother, opera singer and actor Harry Danner; a sister-in-law, performer-turned-director Dorothy "Dottie" Danner; and a maternal half-brother, violin maker William Moennig. Danner has Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Dutch (German), and some English and Irish, ancestry; her maternal grandmother was a German immigrant, and one of her paternal great-grandmothers was born in Barbados
Barbados
(to a family of European descent).[4][5] Danner graduated from George School, a Quaker high school located near Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
in 1960.[6] Career[edit] A graduate of Bard College, Danner's first roles included the 1967 musical Mata Hari (closed out of town), and the 1968 Off-Broadway production of Summertree. Her early Broadway appearances included Cyrano de Bergerac
Cyrano de Bergerac
(1968) and her Theatre World Award-winning performance in The Miser
The Miser
(1969). She won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for portraying a free-spirited divorcée in Butterflies Are Free (1969–1972). In 1972, Danner portrayed Martha Jefferson in the film version of 1776. That same year, she played a wife whose husband has been unfaithful, opposite Peter Falk
Peter Falk
and John Cassavetes, in the Columbo episode "Etude in Black". Her earliest starring film role was opposite Alan Alda
Alan Alda
in To Kill a Clown (1972). Danner appeared in the episode of M*A*S*H entitled "The More I See You", playing the love interest of Alda's character Hawkeye Pierce. She played lawyer Amanda Bonner in television's Adam's Rib, also opposite Ken Howard
Ken Howard
as Adam Bonner. She played Zelda Fitzgerald in F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'The Last of the Belles'
F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'The Last of the Belles'
(1974). She was the eponymous heroine in the film Lovin' Molly
Lovin' Molly
(1974) (directed by Sidney Lumet). She appeared in Futureworld, playing Tracy Ballard with co-star Peter Fonda
Peter Fonda
(1976). In the 1982 TV movie Inside the Third Reich, she played the wife of Albert Speer. In the film version of Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical play Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986), she portrayed a middle-aged Jewish mother. She has appeared in two films based on the novels of Pat Conroy, The Great Santini
The Great Santini
(1979) and The Prince of Tides
The Prince of Tides
(1991), as well as two television movies adapted from books by Anne Tyler, Saint Maybe
Saint Maybe
and Back When We Were Grownups, both for the Hallmark Hall of Fame.

Danner at the Metropolitan Opera opening, September 22, 2008

Danner appeared opposite Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro
in the 2000 comedy hit Meet the Parents, and its sequels, Meet the Fockers (2004) and Little Fockers (2010). From 2001 to 2006, she regularly appeared on NBC's sitcom Will & Grace as Will Truman's mother Marilyn. From 2004 to 2006, she starred in the main cast of the comedy-drama series Huff. In 2005, she was nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards for her work on Will & Grace, Huff, and the television film Back When We Were Grownups, winning for her role in Huff. The following year, she won a second consecutive Emmy Award for Huff. For 25 years, she has been a regular performer at the Williamstown Summer Theater Festival, where she also serves on the Board of Directors.[7] In 2006, Danner was awarded an inaugural Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn
Medal by Bryn Mawr College's Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center.[8] In 2015, Danner was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame.[9] Environmental activism[edit] Danner has been involved in environmental issues such as recycling and conservation for over 30 years.[10] She has been active with INFORM, Inc., is on the Board of Environmental Advocates of New York and the Board of Directors of the Environmental Media Association,[11] and won the 2002 EMA Board of Directors Ongoing Commitment Award.[12] In 2011, Danner joined Moms Clean Air Force,[13] to help call on parents to join in the fight against toxic air pollution. Health care activism[edit] After the death of her husband Bruce Paltrow from oral cancer, she became involved with the Oral Cancer
Cancer
Foundation, a national 501(c)3 nonprofit charity.[14] In 2005, she filmed a public service announcement that played on TV stations around the country about the risks associated with oral cancer, and through that shared the personal pain associated with the loss of her husband publicly to further awareness of the disease and the need for early detection. She continues to donate her time to the foundation, and has appeared on morning talk shows, and has done interviews in high-profile magazines such as People to further public awareness of the disease and its risk factors. Through the Bruce Paltrow Oral Cancer
Cancer
Fund, administered by the Oral Cancer
Cancer
Foundation, she continues to raise awareness and funding for oral cancer issues, particularly those involving communities in which disparities in health care exist.[15] She appeared in commercials for Prolia, a brand of denosumab for the treatment of osteoporosis. Personal life[edit] Danner was married to producer/director Bruce Paltrow. That marriage ended in his death from complications of pneumonia oral cancer in 2002. [16] She and Paltrow together had two children, actress Gwyneth Paltrow and director Jake Paltrow. Danner first co-starred with her daughter in 1992 in the television film Cruel Doubt, and then again in the 2003 film Sylvia. Danner portrayed Aurelia Plath, the mother to Gwyneth's title role of Sylvia Plath. Regarding meditation practice, Danner said, "I have found transcendental meditation very helpful and comforting. It centers me."[17] Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1972 To Kill a Clown Lily Frischer

1972 1776 Martha Jefferson

1974 Lovin' Molly Molly Taylor

1975 Hearts of the West Miss Trout

1976 Futureworld Tracy Ballard Saturn Award for Best Actress

1979 The Great Santini Lillian Meechum

1983 Man, Woman and Child Sheila Beckwith

1986 Brighton Beach Memoirs Kate Jerome

1988 Another Woman Lydia

1990 Mr. and Mrs. Bridge Grace Barron

1990 Alice Dorothy Smith

1991 The Prince of Tides Sally Wingo

1992 Husbands and Wives Rain's Mother

1995 Napoleon Mother Dingo

1995 Homage Katherine Samuel

1995 To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar Beatrice

1997 The Myth of Fingerprints Lena

1997 Mad City Mrs. Banks

1998 The Proposition Syril Danning

1998 No Looking Back Claudia's Mother

1998 The X-Files Jana Cassidy

1999 Forces of Nature Virginia Cahill

1999 The Love Letter Lillian MacFarquhar

1999 Things I Forgot to Remember Mrs. Bradford

2000 Meet the Parents Dina Byrnes Nominated – Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actress in a Comedy

2001 The Invisible Circus Gail O'Connor

2003 Three Days of Rain Woman in Cab

2003 Sylvia Aurelia Plath

2004 Howl's Moving Castle Madam Suliman

2004 Meet the Fockers Dina Byrnes

2006 Stolen Isabella Stewart Gardner

2006 The Last Kiss Anna Nominated – Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture

2008 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Greta Randolph

2009 Waiting for Forever Miranda Twist

2009 The Lightkeepers Mrs. Bascom

2010 Little Fockers Dina Byrnes

2011 Paul Tara Walton

2011 What's Your Number? Ava Darling

2011 Detachment Mrs. Perkins

2012 The Lucky One Ellie Green

2012 Hello I Must Be Going Ruth Minsky

2014 Murder of a Cat Edie Moisey

2015 I'll See You in My Dreams Carol Petersen Nominated – Gotham Award for Best Actress Nominated – Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture

2015 Tumbledown Linda Jespersen

2018 What They Had Ruth Post-production

2018 Hearts Beat Loud Marianne Fisher Post-production

2018 The Chaperone Mary O'Dell Post-production

2018 Strange but True Gail Post-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1970 George M! Agnes Nolan Cohan Television film

1971 Dr. Cook's Garden Janey Rausch Television film

1972 Columbo Janice Benedict Episode: "Etude in Black"

1973 Adam's Rib Amanda Bonner 13 episodes

1974 F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'The Last of the Belles' Zelda Fitzgerald Television film

1974 Sidekicks Prudy Jenkins Television film

1975 Great Performances Nina Zarechnaya Episode: "The Seagull"

1976 M*A*S*H Carlye Breslin Walton Episode: "The More I See You"

1976 A Love Affair: The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig Story Eleanor Gehrig Television film

1976 Great Performances Alma Winemiller Episode: "Eccentricites of a Nightingale"

1977 The Court-Martial of George Armstrong Custer Mrs. Custer Television film

1978 Are You in the House Alone? Anne Osbourne Television film

1979 Too Far to Go Joan Barlow Maple Television film

1979 You Can't Take It with You Alice Sycamore Television film

1982 Inside the Third Reich Margarete Speer Television film

1983 In Defense of Kids Ellen Wilcox Television film

1984 Guilty Conscience Louise Jamison Television film

1984 Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues Anne Sullivan Television film

1988–1989 Tattingers Hillary Tattinger 13 episodes

1989 Money, Power, Murder Jeannie Television film

1990 Judgment Emmeline Guitry Television film

1992 Getting Up and Going Home Lily Television film

1992 Cruel Doubt Bonnie Van Stein Television film

1992 Tales from the Crypt Margaret Episode: "Maniac at Large"

1992 Lincoln Elizabeth Todd Edwards Television film

1993 Tracey Ullman Takes On New York Eleanor Levine Television film

1993 Great Performances Narrator Episode: "The Maestros of Philadelphia"

1994 Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All Bianca Honicut Television film

1994 Leave of Absence Elisa Television film

1997 Thomas Jefferson Martha Jefferson Television film

1997 A Call to Remember Paula Tobias Television film

1998 From the Earth to the Moon Narrator Episode: "Le voyage dans la dune"

1998 Saint Maybe Bee Bedloe Television film

1998 Murder She Purred: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery Mrs. Murphy Television film

2001–2006, 2018 Will & Grace Marilyn Truman 12 episodes Nominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (2005–2006)

2002 We Were the Mulvaneys Corinne Mulvaney Television film Nominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie

2002 Presidio Med Dr. Harriet Lanning 3 episodes

2003 Two and a Half Men Evelyn Harper Episode: "Most Chicks Won't Eat Veal"

2004 Back When We Were Grownups Rebecca Holmes Davitch Television film Nominated – Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film Nominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie

2004–2006 Huff Isabelle Huffstodt 25 episodes Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2005–2006)

2009 Medium Louise Leaming Episode: "A Taste of Her Own Medicine"

2009 Nurse Jackie Maureen Cooper Episode: "Tiny Bubbles"

2011–2012 Up All Night Dr. Angie Chafin 3 episodes

2015 The Slap Virginia Latham Episode: "Anouk"

2016 Madoff Ruth Madoff 4 episodes

2016 Odd Mom Out Jill's Mom Episode: "Fasting and Furious"

2017 Gypsy Nancy 4 episodes

2018 Will and Grace Will's Mom

Stage[edit]

Year Title Role Location Notes

1965 The Glass Menagerie Laura Wingfield Theater Company of Boston

1967 Three Sisters Irina Prozorova Trinity Square Playhouse

1968 Cyrano de Bergerac Sister Marthe Vivian Beaumont Theater

1968 Up Eden Violet Beam Jan Hus Playhouse Theater

1968 Lovers Margaret Mary Enright Vivian Beaumont Theater

1969 Someone's Comin' Hungry Connie Odum Pocket Theatre

1969 The Miser Elise Vivian Beaumont Theater Theatre World Award

1969–1972 Butterflies Are Free Jill Tanner Booth Theatre Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play

1971 Major Barbara Barbara Undershaft Mark Taper Forum

1972 Twelfth Night Viola Vivian Beaumont Theater

1974 The Seagull Nina Zarechnaya Williamstown Theatre Festival

1975 Ring Round the Moon Isabelle Williamstown Theatre Festival

1977 The New York Idea Cynthia Karslake Brooklyn Academy of Music Nominated – Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play

1979 Children of the Sun Lisa Williamstown Theatre Festival

1980 Betrayal Emma Trafalgar Theatre Nominated – Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play Nominated – Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play

1980–1981 The Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Story Tracy Samantha Lord Vivian Beaumont Theater

1987 Blithe Spirit Elvira Condomine Neil Simon
Neil Simon
Theatre

1988 Much Ado About Nothing Beatrice Delacorte Theater

1988 A Streetcar Named Desire Blanche DuBois Circle in the Square Theatre Nominated – Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play

1989 Love Letters Melissa Gardner Promenade Theatre

1991 Picnic Rosemary Sydney Williamstown Theatre Festival

1994 The Seagull Irina Arkadina Williamstown Theatre Festival

1995 Sylvia Kate New York City Center

1995–1996 Moonlight Bel Laura Pels Theatre

1998 The Deep Blue Sea Hester Collyer Criterion Center Stage Right

2000 Tonight at 8:30 Jane Featherways Williamstown Theatre Festival

2001 Follies Phyllis Rogers Stone Belasco Theatre Nominated – Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical

2002 Carousel Mrs. Mullin Carnegie Hall

2003 All About Eve Karen Richards Ahmanson Theatre

2006 Suddenly Last Summer Violet Venable Laura Pels Theatre Nominated – Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play

2012–2013 Nice Work If You Can Get It Millicent Winter Imperial Theatre

2014 The Country House Anna Paterson Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

References[edit]

^ "Social Security Death Index". FamilySearch. Retrieved March 12, 2015.  ^ " Blythe Danner
Blythe Danner
Biography (1944–)". FilmReference.com. Retrieved August 17, 2013.  ^ "Dan Gross: Gwynnie had no time for granny". Philly.com. April 28, 2011.  ^ Hughes, Mike (November 20, 2004). "'Grownups' star finds role is a welcome distraction". Lansing State Journal. Retrieved December 17, 2010.  ^ "Hollywood celebrity finds family links in Barbados". Barbados Advocate. March 31, 2011. Archived from the original on January 19, 2012.  ^ " George School
George School
profile". GeorgeSchool.org. Archived from the original on October 18, 2014. Retrieved February 3, 2016.  ^ "Trustees". Williamstown Theatre Festival. Archived from the original on October 21, 2011. Retrieved December 7, 2011.  ^ "Danner wins medal" Bryn Mawr.edu ^ "Theater Hall of Fame Ceremony, Honoring Susan Stroman, F. Murray Abraham, Philip J. Smith and more, presented tonight". www.playbill.com. Retrieved July 31, 2015.  ^ "City Council Minutes". City of Santa Monica. June 24, 2003. Archived from the original on January 19, 2012. Retrieved December 7, 2011.  ^ "Board of Directors". Environmental Media Association. Archived from the original on December 6, 2011. Retrieved December 7, 2011.  ^ "12th Annual Environmental Media Awards". Environmental Media Association. Archived from the original on May 24, 2011. Retrieved December 7, 2011.  ^ "Moms Clean Air Force". momscleanairforce.org. Retrieved February 28, 2012.  ^ "The Oral Cancer
Cancer
Foundation". Oral Cancer
Cancer
Fund. December 7, 2011. Retrieved December 7, 2011.  ^ " Bruce Paltrow Fund". Oral Cancer
Cancer
Fund. December 7, 2011. Archived from the original on November 26, 2011. Retrieved December 7, 2011.  ^ " Bruce Paltrow Fund". OCF Inc. Archived from the original on January 22, 2013. Retrieved December 20, 2012.  ^ Douglas, Clare; Whitwell, Carli (May 27, 2015). "Blythe Danner: 'A part of me feels like I have never grown up'". Hello! Canada. Retrieved June 3, 2015. I have found transcendental meditation very helpful and comforting. It centers me. 

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Awards for Blythe Danner

v t e

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Barbara Hale
Barbara Hale
(1959) Pamela Brown (1962) Glenda Farrell
Glenda Farrell
(1963) Ruth White (1964) Lee Grant
Lee Grant
(1966) Agnes Moorehead
Agnes Moorehead
(1967) Barbara Anderson (1968) Susan Saint James
Susan Saint James
(1969) Gail Fisher
Gail Fisher
(1970) Margaret Leighton
Margaret Leighton
(1971) Jenny Agutter (1972) Ellen Corby
Ellen Corby
(1973) Joanna Miles
Joanna Miles
(1974) Ellen Corby
Ellen Corby
(1975) Ellen Corby
Ellen Corby
(1976) Kristy McNichol
Kristy McNichol
(1977) Nancy Marchand
Nancy Marchand
(1978) Kristy McNichol
Kristy McNichol
(1979) Nancy Marchand
Nancy Marchand
(1980) Nancy Marchand
Nancy Marchand
(1981) Nancy Marchand
Nancy Marchand
(1982) Doris Roberts
Doris Roberts
(1983) Alfre Woodard
Alfre Woodard
(1984) Betty Thomas
Betty Thomas
(1985) Bonnie Bartlett
Bonnie Bartlett
(1986) Bonnie Bartlett
Bonnie Bartlett
(1987) Patricia Wettig
Patricia Wettig
(1988) Melanie Mayron (1989) Marg Helgenberger
Marg Helgenberger
(1990) Madge Sinclair
Madge Sinclair
(1991) Valerie Mahaffey
Valerie Mahaffey
(1992) Mary Alice
Mary Alice
(1993) Leigh Taylor-Young
Leigh Taylor-Young
(1994) Julianna Margulies
Julianna Margulies
(1995) Tyne Daly
Tyne Daly
(1996) Kim Delaney
Kim Delaney
(1997) Camryn Manheim
Camryn Manheim
(1998) Holland Taylor
Holland Taylor
(1999) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2000) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2001) Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing
(2002) Tyne Daly
Tyne Daly
(2003) Drea de Matteo
Drea de Matteo
(2004) Blythe Danner
Blythe Danner
(2005) Blythe Danner
Blythe Danner
(2006) Katherine Heigl
Katherine Heigl
(2007) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(2008) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(2009) Archie Panjabi
Archie Panjabi
(2010) Margo Martindale
Margo Martindale
(2011) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(2012) Anna Gunn
Anna Gunn
(2013) Anna Gunn
Anna Gunn
(2014) Uzo Aduba
Uzo Aduba
(2015) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(2016) Ann Dowd
Ann Dowd
(2017)

v t e

Saturn Award for Best Actress

Katharine Ross
Katharine Ross
(1974/75) Blythe Danner
Blythe Danner
(1976) Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
(1977) Margot Kidder
Margot Kidder
(1978) Mary Steenburgen
Mary Steenburgen
(1979) Angie Dickinson
Angie Dickinson
(1980) Karen Allen
Karen Allen
(1981) Sandahl Bergman
Sandahl Bergman
(1982) Louise Fletcher
Louise Fletcher
(1983) Daryl Hannah
Daryl Hannah
(1984) Coral Browne (1985) Sigourney Weaver
Sigourney Weaver
(1986) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1987) Catherine Hicks
Catherine Hicks
(1988) Demi Moore
Demi Moore
(1989/90) Linda Hamilton
Linda Hamilton
(1991) Virginia Madsen
Virginia Madsen
(1992) Andie MacDowell
Andie MacDowell
(1993) Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock
/ Jamie Lee Curtis
Jamie Lee Curtis
(1994) Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett
(1995) Neve Campbell
Neve Campbell
(1996) Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
(1997) Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore
(1998) Christina Ricci
Christina Ricci
(1999) Téa Leoni
Téa Leoni
(2000) Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
(2001) Naomi Watts
Naomi Watts
(2002) Uma Thurman
Uma Thurman
(2003) Blanchard Ryan (2004) Naomi Watts
Naomi Watts
(2005) Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
(2006) Amy Adams
Amy Adams
(2007) Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
(2008) Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana
(2009) Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
(2010) Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst
(2011) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2012) Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock
(2013) Rosamund Pike
Rosamund Pike
(2014) Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
(2015) Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Mary Elizabeth Winstead
(2016)

v t e

Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play

Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal
(1947) Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
(1949) Maureen Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
(1951) Marian Winters (1952) Beatrice Straight (1953) Jo Van Fleet
Jo Van Fleet
(1954) Patricia Jessel (1955) Una Merkel
Una Merkel
(1956) Peggy Cass
Peggy Cass
(1957) Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
(1958) Julie Newmar
Julie Newmar
(1959) Anne Revere
Anne Revere
(1960) Colleen Dewhurst
Colleen Dewhurst
(1961) Elizabeth Ashley
Elizabeth Ashley
(1962) Sandy Dennis (1963) Barbara Loden
Barbara Loden
(1964) Alice Ghostley
Alice Ghostley
(1965) Zoe Caldwell (1966) Marian Seldes
Marian Seldes
(1967) Zena Walker
Zena Walker
(1968) Jane Alexander
Jane Alexander
(1969) Blythe Danner
Blythe Danner
(1970) Rae Allen (1971) Elizabeth Wilson
Elizabeth Wilson
(1972) Leora Dana
Leora Dana
(1973) Frances Sternhagen
Frances Sternhagen
(1974) Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno
(1975) Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight
(1976) Trazana Beverley (1977) Ann Wedgeworth (1978) Joan Hickson
Joan Hickson
(1979) Dinah Manoff (1980) Swoosie Kurtz
Swoosie Kurtz
(1981) Amanda Plummer
Amanda Plummer
(1982) Judith Ivey (1983) Christine Baranski
Christine Baranski
(1984) Judith Ivey (1985) Swoosie Kurtz
Swoosie Kurtz
(1986) Mary Alice
Mary Alice
(1987) L. Scott Caldwell
L. Scott Caldwell
(1988) Christine Baranski
Christine Baranski
(1989) Margaret Tyzack
Margaret Tyzack
(1990) Irene Worth
Irene Worth
(1991) Bríd Brennan (1992) Debra Monk
Debra Monk
(1993) Jane Adams (1994) Frances Sternhagen
Frances Sternhagen
(1995) Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
(1996) Lynne Thigpen
Lynne Thigpen
(1997) Anna Manahan (1998) Elizabeth Franz (1999) Blair Brown
Blair Brown
(2000) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2001) Katie Finneran
Katie Finneran
(2002) Michele Pawk (2003) Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
(2004) Adriane Lenox
Adriane Lenox
(2005) Frances de la Tour (2006) Jennifer Ehle
Jennifer Ehle
(2007) Rondi Reed
Rondi Reed
(2008) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(2009) Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson
(2010) Ellen Barkin
Ellen Barkin
(2011) Judith Light
Judith Light
(2012) Judith Light
Judith Light
(2013) Sophie Okonedo
Sophie Okonedo
(2014) Annaleigh Ashford
Annaleigh Ashford
(2015) Jayne Houdyshell
Jayne Houdyshell
(2016) Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon
(2017)

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