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Cynthia Ellen Nixon (born April 9, 1966) is an American actress, activist, and gubernatorial candidate in the State of New York. She is known for her portrayal of Miranda Hobbes in the HBO
HBO
series Sex and the City (1998–2004), for which she won the 2004 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. She reprised the role in the films Sex and the City
Sex and the City
(2008) and Sex and the City 2 (2010). Other film credits include Amadeus (1984), James White (2015), and playing Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson
in A Quiet Passion
A Quiet Passion
(2016). Nixon made her Broadway debut in the 1980 revival of The Philadelphia Story. Other Broadway credits include The Real Thing (1983), Hurlyburly (1983), Indiscretions (1995), The Women (2001), and Wit (2012). She won the 2006 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for Rabbit Hole, the 2008 Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for Law & Order: Special
Special
Victims Unit, the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album
Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album
for An Inconvenient Truth, and the 2017 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for The Little Foxes. Her other television roles include playing political figures Eleanor Roosevelt
Eleanor Roosevelt
in Warm Springs (2005), Michele Davis in Too Big to Fail (2011), and playing Nancy Reagan
Nancy Reagan
in the 2016 television film Killing Reagan. On March 19, 2018, she announced her campaign for Governor of New York.

Contents

1 Early life and education 2 Career

2.1 Early career 2.2 1990s 2.3 Stardom 2.4 2010s

3 Political activism

3.1 New York gubernatorial election

4 Personal life 5 Filmography

5.1 Film 5.2 Television

6 Awards and nominations 7 See also 8 References 9 External links

Early life and education[edit] Nixon was born in Manhattan, the only child of Anne Elizabeth (née Knoll; died 2013),[1] originally from Chicago, and Walter E. Nixon Jr. (died 1998), a radio journalist from Texas.[2][3][4] She is of English and German descent.[5][6] Nixon's parents divorced when she was six years old.[7] She graduated from Hunter College High School
Hunter College High School
and attended Barnard College
Barnard College
of Columbia University.[8][9] Nixon was an actress all through her years at Hunter middle and high school, often taking time away from school to perform in film and on the stage. Nixon also acted in order to pay her way through college.[10] In the spring of 1986, she studied abroad with Semester at Sea.[11] She has no family ties or relations with the late 37th US President Richard M. Nixon.[12] Career[edit] Early career[edit] Nixon's first onscreen appearance was as an imposter on To Tell the Truth, where her mother worked.[13] She began acting at age 12 as the object of a wealthy school mate's crush in The Seven Wishes of a Rich Kid, a 1979 ABC Afterschool Special.[14] She made her feature debut co-starring with Kristy McNichol
Kristy McNichol
and Tatum O'Neal
Tatum O'Neal
in Little Darlings (1980). She made her Broadway debut as Dinah Lord in a 1980 revival of The Philadelphia Story.[13] Alternating between film, TV and stage, she did projects like the 1982 ABC movie My Body, My Child, the features Prince of the City (1981) and I Am the Cheese
I Am the Cheese
(1983), and the 1982 Off-Broadway productions of John Guare's Lydie Breeze. In 1984, while a freshman at Barnard College, Nixon made theatrical history by simultaneously appearing in two hit Broadway plays directed by Mike Nichols.[9] These were The Real Thing, where Nixon played the daughter of Jeremy Irons
Jeremy Irons
and Christine Baranski; and Hurlyburly, where she played a young woman who encounters sleazy Hollywood executives.[15] The two theaters were just two blocks apart and Nixon's roles were both short, so she could run from one to the other.[15] Onscreen, she played the role of Salieri's maid/spy, Lorl, in Amadeus (1984). In 1985, she appeared alongside Jeff Daniels
Jeff Daniels
in Lanford Wilson's Lemon Sky at Second Stage Theatre.[16] She landed her first major supporting role in a movie as an intelligent teenager who aids her boyfriend (Christopher Collet) in building a nuclear bomb in Marshall Brickman's The Manhattan Project (1986).[17] Nixon was part of the cast of the NBC
NBC
miniseries The Murder of Mary Phagan (NBC, 1988) starring Jack Lemmon
Jack Lemmon
and Kevin Spacey, and portrayed the daughter of a presidential candidate (Michael Murphy) in Tanner '88
Tanner '88
(1988), Robert Altman's political satire for HBO. She reprised the role for the 2004 sequel, Tanner on Tanner. 1990s[edit]

Nixon at the Berlin premiere of Sex and the City: The Movie, 2008

On stage, Nixon portrayed Juliet in a 1988 New York Shakespeare Festival production of Romeo and Juliet,[18] and acted in the workshop production of Wendy Wasserstein's Pulitzer Prize-winning The Heidi Chronicles,[19] playing several characters after it came to Broadway in 1989. She was the guest star in the second episode of the long running NBC
NBC
television series Law & Order. She played the role of an agoraphobic woman in a February 1993 episode of Murder, She Wrote titled, "Threshold of Fear". Nixon succeeded Marcia Gay Harden
Marcia Gay Harden
as Harper Pitt in Tony Kushner's Angels in America
Angels in America
(1994),[20] received a Tony nomination for her performance in Indiscretions (Les Parents Terribles) (1996), her sixth Broadway show,[21] and, although she originally lost the part to another actress, eventually took over the role of Lala Levy in the Tony-winning The Last Night of Ballyhoo (1997). Nixon was a founding member of the Off-Broadway theatrical troupe Drama Dept.,[22] which included Sarah Jessica Parker, Dylan Baker, John Cameron Mitchell
John Cameron Mitchell
and Billy Crudup
Billy Crudup
among its actors, appearing in the group's productions of Kingdom on Earth (1996), June Moon
June Moon
and As Bees in Honey Drown (both 1997), Hope is the Thing with Feathers (1998), and The Country Club (1999). She had supporting roles in Addams Family Values
Addams Family Values
(1993), Baby's Day Out (1994), Marvin's Room (1996) and The Out-of-Towners (1999). Stardom[edit] She raised her profile significantly as one of the four regulars on HBO's successful comedy Sex and the City
Sex and the City
(1998–2004), as the lawyer Miranda Hobbes. Nixon received three Emmy Award
Emmy Award
nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (2002, 2003, 2004), winning the award in 2004, for the show's final season.[23]

Nixon, John Hurt
John Hurt
and Swoosie Kurtz
Swoosie Kurtz
at the premiere of An Englishman in New York, 2009

The immense popularity of the series led Nixon to enjoy her first leading role in a feature, playing a video artist who falls in love, despite her best efforts to avoid commitment, with a bisexual actor who just happens to be dating a gay man (her best friend) in Advice from a Caterpillar (2000), as well as starring opposite Scott Bakula in the holiday television movie Papa's Angels (2000). In 2002, she also landed a role in the indie comedy Igby Goes Down, and her turn in the theatrical production of Clare Boothe Luce's play The Women was captured for PBS' Stage on Screen series. Post-Sex and the City, Nixon made a guest appearance on ER in 2005, as a mother who undergoes a tricky procedure to lessen the effects of a debilitating stroke. She followed up with a turn as Eleanor Roosevelt for HBO's Warm Springs (2005), which chronicled Franklin Delano Roosevelt's quest for a miracle cure for his polio. Nixon earned an Emmy
Emmy
nomination as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries
Miniseries
or a Movie for her performance.[23] In December 2005, she appeared in the Fox TV series House in the episode "Deception", as a patient who suffers a seizure. In 2006, she appeared in David Lindsay-Abaire's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Rabbit Hole
Rabbit Hole
in a Manhattan Theatre Club production,[24] and won the Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Play). (This part was later played by Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
in the movie adaptation of the play.) In 2008, she revived her role as Miranda Hobbes in the Sex and the City feature film, directed by HBO
HBO
executive producer Michael Patrick King and co-starring the cast of the original series.[25] Also in 2008, she won an Emmy
Emmy
for her guest appearance in an episode of Law & Order: Special
Special
Victims Unit, portraying a woman pretending to have dissociative identity disorder.[23] In 2008, Nixon made a brief uncredited cameo in the comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall. She appears in the background when Jason Segel's character mimics characters from Sex and the City
Sex and the City
at a bar.[citation needed] In 2009, Nixon won the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album
Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album
along with Beau Bridges
Beau Bridges
and Blair Underwood
Blair Underwood
for the album An Inconvenient Truth (Al Gore).[26] 2010s[edit] In March 2010, Nixon received the Vito Russo Award at the GLAAD Media Awards. The award is presented to an openly LGBT media professional "who has made a significant difference in promoting equality for the LGBT community". It was announced in June 2010 that Nixon would appear in four episodes of the Showtime series The Big C.[27]

Nixon in 2013

Nixon appeared in a Law & Order: Criminal Intent episode based on the problems surrounding the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. Her character is "Amanda Reese, the high-strung and larger-than-life director behind a problem-plagued Broadway version of Icarus", loosely modeled after Spider-Man
Spider-Man
director, Julie Taymor.[28] In 2012, Nixon starred as Professor Vivian Bearing in the Broadway debut of Margaret Edson's Pulitzer Prize–winning play Wit. Produced by the Manhattan Theatre Club, the play opened January 26, 2012 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.[29] Nixon received a Tony Award
Tony Award
nomination for Best Actress in a Play for this performance.[30] In 2012, Nixon also starred as Petranilla in the TV miniseries of Ken Follett's World Without End broadcast on the ReelzChannel, alongside Ben Chaplin, Peter Firth, Charlotte Riley
Charlotte Riley
and Miranda Richardson. In 2015, Nixon appeared in two films, which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival; Stockholm, Pennsylvania, and James White. She received critical acclaim for both performances, especially for the latter, which many considered as "Oscar-worthy".[31][32][33][34] Nixon played the leading role of reclusive American poet Emily Dickinson in the biographical film A Quiet Passion
A Quiet Passion
directed and written by Terence Davies.[35] The film premiered in February 2016 at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival. In May 2016, it was announced that Nixon would play Nancy Reagan
Nancy Reagan
in the upcoming television film adaptation of Killing Reagan.[36] Filming began in late May and the film aired in October 2016.[36] Nixon appeared on Broadway in the revival of The Little Foxes, officially opening on April 19, 2017 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. She alternated the roles of Regina and Birdie with Laura Linney, winning her second Tony Award
Tony Award
for her performance as Birdie.[37] Political activism[edit] Nixon is a prominent advocate for LGBT rights in the United States, particularly same-sex marriage.[38][39] She met her future wife at a 2002 gay rights rally, and announced her engagement at a rally for New York marriage equality in 2009[40]. In 2013, Nixon was honored with the Artist for Equality award by Yale University[41], and in 2018 Nixon was honored with the Visibility Award by the Human Rights Campaign.[42] Nixon is a long-time advocate for public education. She is a spokesperson for New York's Alliance for Quality Education, a public education fairness advocacy organization.[38][43][44] Nixon also has a history of advocacy in support of women's health.[38] New York gubernatorial election[edit] Main article: New York gubernatorial election, 2018 In 2018, it was reported that Nixon was preparing a liberal challenge to the incumbent governor of New York Andrew Cuomo.[45][46] On March 19, 2018, she announced via Twitter
Twitter
that she was running for Governor of New York.[47] On March 26, 2018, she went to the State Capitol for a rally with Alliance for Quality Education in Albany, New York State's capital city. Personal life[edit]

Nixon and wife Christine Marinoni

From 1988 to 2003, Nixon was in a relationship with schoolteacher Danny Mozes.[48] They have two children together, daughter Samantha (born November 1996) and son Charles Ezekiel (born December 16, 2002).[49] In 2004, Nixon began dating education activist Christine Marinoni.[50] Nixon and Marinoni became engaged in April 2009,[51] and married in New York City
New York City
on May 27, 2012, with Nixon wearing a custom-made, pale green dress by Carolina Herrera.[48][52] Marinoni gave birth to a son, Max Ellington, in 2011.[53] Regarding her sexual orientation, Nixon remarked in 2007: "I don't really feel I've changed. I'd been with men all my life, and I'd never fallen in love with a woman. But when I did, it didn't seem so strange. I'm just a woman in love with another woman."[50] She identified herself as bisexual in 2012.[54] Prior to the legalization of same-sex marriage in Washington state, Nixon had taken a public stand supporting it (it is Marinoni's home state), and hosted a fundraising event in support of Washington Referendum 74.[55] Nixon and her family attend Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, an LGBT synagogue.[56] In October 2006, Nixon was diagnosed with breast cancer during routine mammography.[57] She initially decided not to go public with her illness because of the stigma involved,[58] but in April 2008, she announced her battle with the disease in an interview with Good Morning America.[57] Since then, Nixon has become a breast cancer activist. She convinced the head of NBC
NBC
to air her breast cancer special in a prime time program,[58] and became an Ambassador for Susan G. Komen for the Cure.[59] Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1980 Little Darlings Sunshine Walker

1981 Prince of the City Jeannie

1983 I Am the Cheese Amy Hertz

1984 Amadeus Lorl

1986 Manhattan Project, TheThe Manhattan Project Jenny Anderman

1987 O.C. and Stiggs Michelle

1988 Murder of Mary Phagan, TheThe Murder of Mary Phagan Doreen

1989 Let It Ride Evangeline

1993 Pelican Brief, TheThe Pelican Brief Alice Stark

1993 Addams Family Values Heather

1993 Through an Open Window Nancy Cooper Short film

1994 Baby's Day Out Gilbertine

1996 Marvin's Room Retirement Home Director

2000 Papa's Angels Sharon Jenkins

2001 Advice From a Caterpillar Missy

2002 Igby Goes Down Mrs. Piggee

2005 Little Manhattan Leslie Burton

2006 One Last Thing... Carol

2007 Babysitters, TheThe Babysitters Gail Beltran

2008 Sex and the City: The Movie Miranda Hobbes

2009 Lymelife Melissa Bragg

2009 Englishman in New York, AnAn Englishman in New York Penny Arcade

2010 Sex and the City
Sex and the City
2 Miranda Hobbes

2011 Rampart Barbara

2014 5 Flights Up Niece

2015 Stockholm, Pennsylvania Marcy Dargon

2015 James White Gail White

2015 The Adderall Diaries Jen Davis

2016 A Quiet Passion Emily Dickinson

2017 The Only Living Boy in New York Judith Webb

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1982 My Body, My Child Nancy TV film

1988 Tanner '88 Alex Tanner 10 episodes

1989 Gideon Oliver Allison Parrish Slocum Episode: "Sleep Well, Professor Oliver"

1989 The Equalizer Jackie Episode: "Silent Fury"

1990 The Young Riders Annie 2 episodes

1990 Law & Order Laura di Biasi Episode: "Subterranean Homeboy Blues"

1990 A Green Journey Janet TV film

1991 Love, Lies and Murder Donna Miniseries

1993 Murder, She Wrote Alice Morgan Episode: "Threshold of Fear"

1996 Early Edition Sheila Episode: "Baby"

1998–2004 Sex and the City Miranda Hobbes 94 episodes

1999 Outer Limits, TheThe Outer Limits Trudy Episode: "Alien Radio"

1999 Touched by an Angel Melina Richardson/Sister Sarah Episode: "Into the Fire"

2004 Tanner on Tanner Alex Tanner 4 episodes

2005 ER Ellie Episode: "Alone in a Crowd"

2005 Warm Springs Eleanor Roosevelt TV film

2005 House Anica Jovanovich Episode: "Deception"

2007 Law & Order: Special
Special
Victims Unit Janis Episode: "Alternate"

2010–2011 Big C, TheThe Big C Rebecca 10 episodes

2011 Too Big to Fail Michele Davis TV film

2011 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Amanda Rollins Episode: "Icarus"

2012 World Without End Petronilla 7 episodes

2012 30 Rock Herself Episode: "Kidnapped by Danger"

2013–2014 Alpha House Senator Carly Armiston 6 episodes

2014 Hannibal Kade Prurnell 4 episodes

2015 The Affair Marilyn Episode: "210"

2016 Broad City Barb Episode: "2016"

2016 Killing Reagan Nancy Reagan TV film

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Nominated work Result

1981 Theatre World Award

The Philadelphia Story Won

1987 Young Artist Awards Exceptional Performance by a Younger Actress in a Supporting Role The Manhattan Project Nominated

1995 Tony Awards Best Featured Actress in a Play Indiscretions Nominated

2000 Golden Globe Awards Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries
Miniseries
or Television Film Sex and the City Nominated

2001 Golden Globe Awards Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries
Miniseries
or Television Film Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Nominated

2002 Primetime Emmy
Emmy
Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Won

2003 Golden Globe Awards Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries
Miniseries
or Television Film Nominated

Primetime Emmy
Emmy
Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated

Satellite Awards Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries
Miniseries
or Television Film Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Nominated

2004 Golden Globe Awards Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries
Miniseries
or Television Film Nominated

Primetime Emmy
Emmy
Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Won

Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Won

2005 Primetime Emmy
Emmy
Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries
Miniseries
or a Movie Warm Springs Nominated

Satellite Awards Best Actress – Miniseries
Miniseries
or Television Film Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Sex and the City Nominated

2006 Golden Globe Awards Best Actress – Miniseries
Miniseries
or Television Film Warm Springs Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries
Miniseries
or Television Movie Nominated

Tony Awards Best Actress in a Play Rabbit Hole Won

2008 Primetime Emmy
Emmy
Awards Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series Law & Order: Special
Special
Victims Unit Won

2009 People's Choice Awards Favorite Cast Sex and the City: The Movie Nominated

Grammy Awards Best Spoken Word Album
Best Spoken Word Album
(with Beau Bridges
Beau Bridges
and Blair Underwood) An Inconvenient Truth Won

2011 Golden Raspberry Awards Worst Actress Sex and the City
Sex and the City
2 Won

2012 Tony Awards Best Actress in a Play Wit Nominated

2015 Critics Choice Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Limited Series Stockholm, Pennsylvania Nominated

Chicago
Chicago
Film Critics Association Best Supporting Actress[60] James White Nominated

Detroit Film Critics Society Best Supporting Actress[61] Nominated

Online Film Critics Society Best Supporting Actress[62] Nominated

2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards Best Supporting Female[63] Nominated

Satellite Awards Best Actress – Miniseries
Miniseries
or Television Film[64] Stockholm, Pennsylvania Nominated

2017 Critics' Choice Television Awards[65] Best Actress in a Movie/Limited Series Killing Reagan Nominated

Tony Awards Best Featured Actress in a Play The Little Foxes Won

Drama Desk Award Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Won

Drama League Award Distinguished Performance Nominated

Outer Critics Circle Award Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Won

Women Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actress A Quiet Passion Nominated

International Online Film Critics' Poll Best Actress Nominated

Online Film Critics Society Award Best Actress Nominated

Florida Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actress Nominated

2018 National Society of Film Critics Awards Best Actress Runner-up[66]

See also[edit]

Biography portal New York portal

LGBT culture in New York City

References[edit]

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Awards for Cynthia Nixon

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Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

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Frances Sternhagen
(1975) Rachel Roberts (1976) Rosemary De Angelis (1977) Eileen Atkins (1978) Pamela Reed
Pamela Reed
(1979) Lois de Banzie (1980) Swoosie Kurtz
Swoosie Kurtz
(1981) Amanda Plummer
Amanda Plummer
(1982) Judith Ivey (1983) Christine Baranski
Christine Baranski
(1984) Judith Ivey (1985) Joanna Gleason
Joanna Gleason
(1986) Mary Alice
Mary Alice
(1987) Christine Estabrook (1988) Tovah Feldshuh
Tovah Feldshuh
(1989) Frances Conroy
Frances Conroy
(1990) Irene Worth
Irene Worth
(1991) Christine Baranski
Christine Baranski
(1992) Madeline Kahn
Madeline Kahn
(1993) Jane Adams (1994) Tara Fitzgerald
Tara Fitzgerald
(1995) Elaine Stritch
Elaine Stritch
(1996) Dana Ivey (1997) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(1998) Anna Friel
Anna Friel
(1999) Marylouise Burke (2000) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2001) Katie Finneran
Katie Finneran
(2002) Lynn Redgrave
Lynn Redgrave
(2003) Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
(2004) Adriane Lenox
Adriane Lenox
(2005) Frances de la Tour (2006) Martha Plimpton
Martha Plimpton
(2007) Linda Lavin
Linda Lavin
(2008) Angela Lansbury
Angela Lansbury
(2009) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2010) Edie Falco
Edie Falco
(2011) Judith Light
Judith Light
(2012) Judith Light
Judith Light
(2013) Celia Keenan-Bolger (2014) Annaleigh Ashford
Annaleigh Ashford
(2015) Saycon Sengbloh (2016) Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon
(2017)

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Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Vivian Vance
Vivian Vance
(1953) Audrey Meadows
Audrey Meadows
(1954) Nanette Fabray
Nanette Fabray
(1955) Pat Carroll (1956) Ann B. Davis
Ann B. Davis
(1957) Ann B. Davis
Ann B. Davis
(1959) Alice Pearce
Alice Pearce
(1966) Frances Bavier
Frances Bavier
(1967) Marion Lorne
Marion Lorne
(1968) Karen Valentine
Karen Valentine
(1970) Valerie Harper
Valerie Harper
(1971) Sally Struthers
Sally Struthers
/ Valerie Harper
Valerie Harper
(TIE) (1972) Valerie Harper
Valerie Harper
(1973) Cloris Leachman
Cloris Leachman
(1974) Betty White
Betty White
(1975) Betty White
Betty White
(1976) Mary Kay Place (1977) Julie Kavner
Julie Kavner
(1978) Sally Struthers
Sally Struthers
(1979) Loretta Swit
Loretta Swit
(1980) Eileen Brennan
Eileen Brennan
(1981) Loretta Swit
Loretta Swit
(1982) Carol Kane
Carol Kane
(1983) Rhea Perlman
Rhea Perlman
(1984) Rhea Perlman
Rhea Perlman
(1985) Rhea Perlman
Rhea Perlman
(1986) Jackée Harry
Jackée Harry
(1987) Estelle Getty
Estelle Getty
(1988) Rhea Perlman
Rhea Perlman
(1989) Bebe Neuwirth
Bebe Neuwirth
(1990) Bebe Neuwirth
Bebe Neuwirth
(1991) Laurie Metcalf
Laurie Metcalf
(1992) Laurie Metcalf
Laurie Metcalf
(1993) Laurie Metcalf
Laurie Metcalf
(1994) Christine Baranski
Christine Baranski
(1995) Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
(1996) Kristen Johnston
Kristen Johnston
(1997) Lisa Kudrow
Lisa Kudrow
(1998) Kristen Johnston
Kristen Johnston
(1999) Megan Mullally
Megan Mullally
(2000) Doris Roberts
Doris Roberts
(2001) Doris Roberts
Doris Roberts
(2002) Doris Roberts
Doris Roberts
(2003) Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon
(2004) Doris Roberts
Doris Roberts
(2005) Megan Mullally
Megan Mullally
(2006) Jaime Pressly
Jaime Pressly
(2007) Jean Smart
Jean Smart
(2008) Kristin Chenoweth
Kristin Chenoweth
(2009) Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
(2010) Julie Bowen
Julie Bowen
(2011) Julie Bowen
Julie Bowen
(2012) Merritt Wever
Merritt Wever
(2013) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2014) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2015) Kate McKinnon (2016) Kate McKinnon (2017)

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Primetime Emmy Award
Emmy Award
for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series

Zohra Lampert
Zohra Lampert
(1974) Fionnula Flanagan
Fionnula Flanagan
(1976) Beulah Bondi
Beulah Bondi
(1977) Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno
(1978) Alfre Woodard
Alfre Woodard
(1987) Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight
(1988) Kay Lenz
Kay Lenz
(1989) Viveca Lindfors
Viveca Lindfors
(1990) Peggy McCay
Peggy McCay
(1991) Elaine Stritch
Elaine Stritch
(1993) Faye Dunaway
Faye Dunaway
(1994) Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight
(1995) Amanda Plummer
Amanda Plummer
(1996) Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest
(1997) Cloris Leachman
Cloris Leachman
(1998) Debra Monk
Debra Monk
(1999) Beah Richards
Beah Richards
(2000) Sally Field
Sally Field
(2001) Patricia Clarkson
Patricia Clarkson
(2002) Alfre Woodard
Alfre Woodard
(2003) Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone
(2004) Amanda Plummer
Amanda Plummer
(2005) Patricia Clarkson
Patricia Clarkson
(2006) Leslie Caron
Leslie Caron
(2007) Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon
(2008) Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
(2009) Ann-Margret
Ann-Margret
(2010) Loretta Devine
Loretta Devine
(2011) Martha Plimpton
Martha Plimpton
(2012) Carrie Preston
Carrie Preston
(2013) Allison Janney
Allison Janney
(2014) Margo Martindale
Margo Martindale
(2015) Margo Martindale
Margo Martindale
(2016) Alexis Bledel
Alexis Bledel
(2017)

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Grammy Award
Grammy Award
for Best Spoken Word Album

1959−1980

Stan Freberg
Stan Freberg
– The Best of the Stan Freberg
Stan Freberg
Shows (1959) Carl Sandburg
Carl Sandburg
Lincoln Portrait (1960) Robert Bialek (producer) – FDR Speaks (1961) Leonard Bernstein
Leonard Bernstein
– Humor in Music (1962) Charles Laughton
Charles Laughton
– The Story-Teller: A Session With Charles Laughton (1963) Edward Albee
Edward Albee
(playwright) – Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
(1964) That Was the Week That Was
That Was the Week That Was
– BBC Tribute to John F. Kennedy (1965) Goddard Lieberson
Goddard Lieberson
(producer) – John F. Kennedy - As We Remember Him (1966) Edward R. Murrow
Edward R. Murrow
Edward R. Murrow
Edward R. Murrow
- A Reporter Remembers, Vol. I The War Years (1967) Everett Dirksen
Everett Dirksen
– Gallant Men (1968) Rod McKuen
Rod McKuen
– Lonesome Cities (1969) Art Linkletter
Art Linkletter
& Diane Linkletter – We Love You Call Collect (1970) Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr.
– Why I Oppose the War in Vietnam (1971) Les Crane
Les Crane
– Desiderata (1972) Bruce Botnick (producer) – Lenny performed by the original Broadway cast (1973) Richard Harris
Richard Harris
Jonathan Livingston Seagull (1974) Peter Cook
Peter Cook
and Dudley Moore
Dudley Moore
– Good Evening (1975) James Whitmore
James Whitmore
Give 'em Hell, Harry!
Give 'em Hell, Harry!
(1976) Henry Fonda, Helen Hayes, James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones
and Orson Welles
Orson Welles
- Great American Documents (1977) Julie Harris – The Belle of Amherst
The Belle of Amherst
(1978) Orson Welles
Orson Welles
Citizen Kane
Citizen Kane
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1979) John Gielgud
John Gielgud
– Ages of Man - Readings From Shakespeare
Shakespeare
(1980)

1981−2000

Pat Carroll – Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein
Gertrude Stein
(1981) Orson Welles
Orson Welles
Donovan's Brain
Donovan's Brain
(1982) Tom Voegeli (producer) – Raiders of the Lost Ark
Raiders of the Lost Ark
- The Movie on Record performed by Various Artists (1983) William Warfield
William Warfield
Lincoln Portrait (1984) Ben Kingsley
Ben Kingsley
– The Words of Gandhi (1985) Mike Berniker (producer) & the original Broadway cast – Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (1986) Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chips Moman, Ricky Nelson, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins
Carl Perkins
and Sam Phillips
Sam Phillips
– Interviews From the Class of '55 Recording Sessions (1987) Garrison Keillor
Garrison Keillor
Lake Wobegon Days (1988) Jesse Jackson
Jesse Jackson
– Speech by Rev. Jesse Jackson
Jesse Jackson
(1989) Gilda Radner
Gilda Radner
– It's Always Something (1990) George Burns
George Burns
– Gracie: A Love Story (1991) Ken Burns
Ken Burns
– The Civil War (1992) Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Robert O'Keefe – What You Can Do to Avoid AIDS (1993) Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou
On the Pulse of Morning
On the Pulse of Morning
(1994) Henry Rollins
Henry Rollins
– Get in the Van (1995) Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou
– Phenomenal Woman (1996) Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton
It Takes a Village (1997) Charles Kuralt
Charles Kuralt
– Charles Kuralt's Spring (1998) Christopher Reeve
Christopher Reeve
Still Me
Still Me
(1999) LeVar Burton
LeVar Burton
– The Autobiography of Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr.
(2000)

2001−present

Sidney Poitier, Rick Harris & John Runnette (producers) – The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography (2001) Quincy Jones, Jeffrey S. Thomas, Steven Strassman (engineers) and Elisa Shokoff (producer) – Q: The Autobiography of Quincy Jones (2002) Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou
and Charles B. Potter (producer) – A Song Flung Up to Heaven / Robin Williams, Nathaniel Kunkel (engineer/mixer) and Peter Asher (producer) – Live 2002 (2003) Al Franken
Al Franken
and Paul Ruben (producer) – Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them (2004) Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton
– My Life (2005) Barack Obama
Barack Obama
Dreams from My Father
Dreams from My Father
(2006) Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter
– Our Endangered Values: America's Moral Crisis / Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee
Ruby Dee
- With Ossie and Ruby (2007) Barack Obama
Barack Obama
and Jacob Bronstein (producer) – The Audacity of Hope (2008) Beau Bridges, Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon
and Blair Underwood
Blair Underwood
– An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore
Al Gore
(2009) Michael J. Fox
Michael J. Fox
– Always Looking Up (2010) Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart
– The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart
Presents Earth (The Audiobook) (2011) Betty White
Betty White
– If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won't) (2012) Janis Ian
Janis Ian
– Society's Child (2013) Stephen Colbert
Stephen Colbert
– America Again: Re-becoming The Greatness We Never Weren't (2014) Joan Rivers
Joan Rivers
– Diary of a Mad Diva (2015) Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter
– A Full Life: Reflections at 90 (2016) Carol Burnett
Carol Burnett
– In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox (2017) Carrie Fisher
Carrie Fisher
The Princess Diarist
The Princess Diarist
(2018)

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Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

Will & Grace, season 2/season 3 (2000): Hayes; McCormack; Messing; Mullally

Sex and the City, season 4 (2001): Cattrall; Davis; Nixon; Parker

Everybody Loves Raymond
Everybody Loves Raymond
season 6/season 7 (2002): Boyle; Garrett; Heaton; Roberts; Romano; Sweeten

Sex and the City, season 6 (2003): Cattrall; Davis; Nixon; Parker

Desperate Housewives, season 1 (2004): Bowen; Chavira; Cross; Culp; Denton; Hatcher; Huffman; Kasch; Longoria; Metcalfe; Moses; Sheridan; Strong

Desperate Housewives, season 1/season 2 (2005): Bart; Bowen; Brooks; Chavira; Cross; Culp; Denton; Hatcher; Huffman; B. Kinsman; S. Kinsman; Longoria; Moses; Savant; Sheridan; Strong; Woodard

The Office, season 2/season 3 (2006): Baker; Baumgartner; Carell; Denman; Fischer; Flannery; Hardin; Kaling; Kinsey; Krasinski; Lieberstein; Novak; Nunez; Smith; Wilson

The Office, season 3/season 4 (2007): Baker; Baumgartner; Carell; Denman; Fischer; Flannery; Hardin; Kaling; Kinsey; Krasinski; Lieberstein; Novak; Nunez; Smith; Wilson

30 Rock, season 2/season 3 (2008): Adsit; Baldwin; Bowden; Fey; Friedlander; Krakowski; McBrayer; Morgan; Powell

Glee, season 1 (2009): Agron; Colfer; Gallagher; Gilsig; Lynch; Mays; McHale; Michele; Monteith; Morris; Morrison; Riley; Rivera; Salling; Shum; Sussman; Talton; Theba; Ushkowitz

Complete list (1994–1999) (2000–2009) (2010–2019)

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

Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
/ Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
(1947) Judith Anderson
Judith Anderson
/ Katharine Cornell
Katharine Cornell
/ Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1948) Martita Hunt (1949) Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
(1950) Uta Hagen
Uta Hagen
(1951) Julie Harris (1952) Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
(1953) Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
(1954) Nancy Kelly
Nancy Kelly
(1955) Julie Harris (1956) Margaret Leighton
Margaret Leighton
(1957) Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
(1958) Gertrude Berg
Gertrude Berg
(1959) Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
(1960) Joan Plowright
Joan Plowright
(1961) Margaret Leighton
Margaret Leighton
(1962) Uta Hagen
Uta Hagen
(1963) Sandy Dennis (1964) Irene Worth
Irene Worth
(1965) Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(1966) Beryl Reid
Beryl Reid
(1967) Zoe Caldwell (1968) Julie Harris (1969) Tammy Grimes
Tammy Grimes
(1970) Maureen Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
(1971) Sada Thompson
Sada Thompson
(1972) Julie Harris (1973) Colleen Dewhurst
Colleen Dewhurst
(1974) Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
(1975) Irene Worth
Irene Worth
(1976) Julie Harris (1977) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1978) Constance Cummings
Constance Cummings
/ Carole Shelley
Carole Shelley
(1979) Phyllis Frelich (1980) Jane Lapotaire (1981) Zoe Caldwell (1982) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1983) Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(1984) Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing
(1985) Lily Tomlin
Lily Tomlin
(1986) Linda Lavin
Linda Lavin
(1987) Joan Allen
Joan Allen
(1988) Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
(1989) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1990) Mercedes Ruehl
Mercedes Ruehl
(1991) Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(1992) Madeline Kahn
Madeline Kahn
(1993) Diana Rigg
Diana Rigg
(1994) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(1995) Zoe Caldwell (1996) Janet McTeer
Janet McTeer
(1997) Marie Mullen (1998) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1999) Jennifer Ehle
Jennifer Ehle
(2000) Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
(2001) Lindsay Duncan
Lindsay Duncan
(2002) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(2003) Phylicia Rashad
Phylicia Rashad
(2004) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(2005) Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon
(2006) Julie White
Julie White
(2007) Deanna Dunagan (2008) Marcia Gay Harden
Marcia Gay Harden
(2009) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2010) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(2011) Nina Arianda (2012) Cicely Tyson
Cicely Tyson
(2013) Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
(2014) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2015) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(2016) Laurie Metcalf
Laurie Metcalf
(2017)

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Tony Award
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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