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Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
(born August 2, 1964) is an American actress and writer. After making her stage debut as Rita in a Broadway production of Craig Lucas's Prelude to a Kiss in 1990 (for which she received a Tony Award
Tony Award
nomination), Parker came to prominence for film roles in Grand Canyon (1991), Fried Green Tomatoes
Fried Green Tomatoes
(1991), The Client (1994), Bullets over Broadway
Bullets over Broadway
(1994), Boys on the Side
Boys on the Side
(1995), The Portrait of a Lady (1996), and The Maker (1997). Among stage and independent film appearances thereafter, Parker received the Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Actress in a Play for her portrayal of Catherine Llewellyn in David Auburn's Proof in 2001, among other accolades. Between 2001 and 2006, she recurred as Amy Gardner
Amy Gardner
on the NBC
NBC
television series The West Wing, for which she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2002. After receiving both Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy Awards for her portrayal of Harper Pitt on the acclaimed HBO
HBO
television miniseries Angels in America in 2003, Parker went on to enjoy large success as Nancy Botwin, the lead role on the television series Weeds, which ran from 2005 to 2012 and for which she received three nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series between 2007 and 2009 and received the Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy in 2006. Her more recent film appearances have included roles in The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008), Red (2010), R.I.P.D.
R.I.P.D.
(2013), and Red 2 (2013), as well as continued stage and television appearances. Since 2007, Parker has contributed articles for Esquire magazine and published her memoir, Dear Mr. You, in 2015. In 2017, she starred as Roma Guy on the ABC television miniseries When We Rise.

Contents

1 Early life 2 Acting career

2.1 1980s 2.2 1990s 2.3 2001–2003 2.4 2004–2006 2.5 2007 onwards

3 Writing career 4 Personal life 5 Filmography

5.1 Film 5.2 Television

6 Stage 7 Awards and nominations 8 References 9 External links

Early life[edit] Parker was born in Fort Jackson, South Carolina. The youngest of four children,[1] she is the daughter of Caroline Louise (née Morell) and John Morgan Parker, a judge who served in the U.S. Army.[2][3][4] Her ancestry includes Swedish (from her maternal grandfather), English, Scottish, Scots-Irish, German, and Dutch.[5] Because of her father's career, Parker spent parts of her childhood in Tennessee
Tennessee
and Texas, as well as in Thailand, Germany, and France.[6][7] She described her childhood as "profoundly unhappy," further noting that, "My parents did everything they could; I had books, clothes, a home and a warm bed, but I was never happy."[1] She graduated from Marcos de Niza High School in Tempe, Arizona. Parker majored in drama at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and graduated in 1986.[1] Acting career[edit] 1980s[edit] Parker got her start in acting with a role on the soap opera Ryan's Hope. In the late 1980s, Parker moved to New York. After a few minor roles, she made her Broadway debut in a production of Craig Lucas' Prelude to a Kiss, playing the lead role of Rita, in 1990. She moved with the production when it transferred from its origin Off-Broadway. Parker won the Clarence Derwent Award for her performance and was nominated for a Tony Award
Tony Award
(although she did not play the role when the film was made). In 1989 she was in the film Longtime Companion, a film starring Campbell Scott, Bruce Davison
Bruce Davison
and Dermot Mulroney
Dermot Mulroney
about the emergence and devastation of the AIDS epidemic. 1990s[edit] Parker starred with Kevin Kline
Kevin Kline
in Grand Canyon (1991); with Kathy Bates, Mary Stuart Masterson, and Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
in Fried Green Tomatoes (1991); with Susan Sarandon
Susan Sarandon
and Tommy Lee Jones
Tommy Lee Jones
in The Client (1994); with John Cusack
John Cusack
in Bullets over Broadway
Bullets over Broadway
(1994); and with Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore
and Whoopi Goldberg
Whoopi Goldberg
in Boys on the Side
Boys on the Side
(1995), as a woman with AIDS. Parker's next role was in a movie adaptation of another Craig Lucas play, Reckless (1995), alongside Mia Farrow, followed by Jane Campion's The Portrait of a Lady (1996), which also starred Nicole Kidman, Viggo Mortensen, Christian Bale, John Malkovich and Barbara Hershey. In addition, she appeared alongside Matthew Modine in Tim Hunter's The Maker (1997). Parker's theater career continued when she appeared in Paula Vogel's 1997 critical smash How I Learned to Drive, with David Morse.[8] In the late 1990s, she appeared in several independent films, including Let the Devil Wear Black and The Five Senses. She starred alongside Sidney Poitier in the 1999 movie The Simple Life of Noah Dearborn. 2001–2003[edit] On December 7, 2003, HBO
HBO
aired a six-and-a-half-hour adaptation of Tony Kushner's acclaimed Broadway play Angels in America, directed by Mike Nichols. Parker played Harper Pitt, the Mormon Valium-addicted wife of a closeted lawyer. For her performance, Parker received the Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
and Primetime Emmy Award,[9] both for Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film. 2004–2006[edit] In 2004, Parker appeared in the comedy Saved!, and a television film called Miracle Run, based on the true story of a mother of two sons with autism, as well as appearing in the lead role in Craig Lucas' Reckless on Broadway. The production, directed by Mark Brokaw, earned Parker another nomination for a Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Actress in 2005.[10] In November 2005, Parker was the subject of a career exhibition at Boston University, where memorabilia from her career were donated to the University's library. In 2006, Parker received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy, given by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, for her lead role in Weeds. In that category, she defeated the four leads of Desperate Housewives. She dedicated the award to the late John Spencer, known for his work as Leo McGarry
Leo McGarry
on The West Wing. After receiving the award, Parker stated: "I'm really in favor of legalizing marijuana. I don't think it's that controversial."[11] 2007 onwards[edit] In March 2007, Parker played the lead role in the television film The Robber Bride. She then portrayed Zerelda Mimms
Zerelda Mimms
in the Andrew Dominik film The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, which opened in cinemas in September 2007. Parker appeared alongside Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Rockwell, and Garret Dillahunt. In August 2007, Parker continued her role in the third season of Weeds. Parker appeared in 2008's The Spiderwick Chronicles and in Off-Broadway's Playwrights Horizons production in the New York premiere of Dead Man's Cell Phone, a new play by Sarah Ruhl, alongside Drama Desk Award winner Kathleen Chalfant.[12] She filmed the Donna Vermeer film Les Passages alongside Julie Delpy. Following this, she returned to work on the fifth season of Weeds. Parker took the lead role in the Roundabout Theatre Broadway revival of the play Hedda Gabler, running from January through March 29, 2009.[13] The play garnered a series of negative reviews.[14] Parker starred opposite Bruce Willis
Bruce Willis
in the film Red, an adaptation of the comic book miniseries of the same name. The film was released on October 15, 2010.[15] In 2011, Parker became the host for the tenth season of the PBS
PBS
documentary series Independent Lens.[16] In 2013 she played roles in both Red 2 and R.I.P.D.
R.I.P.D.
She appeared in the Broadway Manhattan Theatre Club production of the play The Snow Geese by Sharr White at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
from October 24 through December 15, 2013. The play was directed by Daniel J. Sullivan and also starred Danny Burstein
Danny Burstein
and Victoria Clark.[17] Parker starred in the new play by Simon Stephens, Heisenberg, produced Off-Broadway by the Manhattan Theatre Club. The play, directed by Mark Brokaw, opened on June 2, 2015.[18] The play extended its run, closing on July 11, 2015.[19] The play transferred to Broadway at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, with previews starting on September 20, 2016, officially opening on October 13, with Parker and Denis Arndt reprising their roles.[20][21] Writing career[edit] Since 2007, Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
has contributed articles for Esquire magazine.[22] In November 2015, Scribner Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, published Parker's memoir in letters titled Dear Mr. You.[23] Personal life[edit] From 1997 to November 2003, Parker dated actor Billy Crudup, who left her for Claire Danes
Claire Danes
while she was seven months pregnant with their son, William Atticus Parker, born in 2004.[24] William's godmother is actress Susan Sarandon.[1] In December 2006, Parker began dating actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan, whom she met on the set of Weeds.[25] On February 12, 2008, Parker and Morgan announced their engagement,[26] only to break up the following April.[27] In September 2007, Parker adopted a baby girl, Caroline Aberash Parker, from Ethiopia.[28][29] In 2013, Parker was honored for her work with Hope North, an organization that works in the educating and healing of young victims in Uganda's civil war. The actress began her involvement with the organization after meeting a former victim of Uganda's civil war.[30] Filmography[edit] Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes

1989 Signs of Life Charlotte

1989 Longtime Companion Lisa

1991 Fried Green Tomatoes Ruth Jamison

1991 Grand Canyon Dee

1993 Mr. Wonderful Rita

1993 Naked in New York Joanne White

1994 Bullets over Broadway Ellen

1994 Client, TheThe Client Dianne Sway

1995 Reckless Pooty

1995 Boys on the Side Robin Nickerson

1996 Portrait of a Lady, TheThe Portrait of a Lady Henrietta Stackpole

1997 Murder in Mind Caroline Walker

1997 Maker, TheThe Maker Officer Emily Peck

1998 Goodbye Lover Peggy Blane

1999 Let the Devil Wear Black Julia Hirsch

1999 Five Senses, TheThe Five Senses Rona

2002 Red Dragon Molly Graham

2002 Quality of Mercy, TheThe Quality of Mercy Sarah Richardson

2002 Pipe Dream Toni Edelman

2004 Saved! Lillian Cummings

2004 Best Thief in the World, TheThe Best Thief in the World Sue Zaidman

2006 Romance & Cigarettes Constance Murder

2007 Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, TheThe Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford Zee James

2008 Spiderwick Chronicles, TheThe Spiderwick Chronicles Helen Grace

2009 Solitary Man Jordan Karsch

2010 Howl Gail Potter

2010 Red Sarah Ross

2013 R.I.P.D. Mildred Proctor

2013 Red 2 Sarah Ross

2013 Christmas in Conway Suzy Mayor

2014 Behaving Badly Lucy Stevens

2014 Jamesy Boy Tracy Burns

2016 Chronically Metropolitan Annabel

2017 Golden Exits Gwendolyn

2018 Red Sparrow Stephanie Boucher

Television[edit]

Year Show Role Notes

1988 Too Young the Hero Pearl Spencer Television film

1994 A Place for Annie Linda Marsten Television film

1995 Sugartime Phyllis McGuire Television film

1998 Saint Maybe Lucy Dean Bedloe Television film

1998 Legalese Rica Martin Television film

1999 Simple Life of Noah Dearborn, TheThe Simple Life of Noah Dearborn Dr. Valerie Crane Television film

2000 Cupid & Cate Cate DeAngelo Television film

2001–06 West Wing, TheThe West Wing Amy Gardner 23 episodes

2002 Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story Bonnie Hanssen Television film

2003 Angels in America Harper Pitt 6 episodes

2004 Miracle Run Corrine Morgan-Thomas Television film

2005 Vinegar Hill Ellen Grier Television film

2005–12 Weeds Nancy Botwin 102 episodes

2007 Robber Bride, TheThe Robber Bride Zenia Arden Television film

2014 The Blacklist Naomi Hyland 4 episodes

2017 When We Rise Roma Guy 7 episodes

2017 Billions George Minchak 2 episodes

2017 Mr. Mercedes Janey Patterson 6 episodes

Stage[edit]

Year Play Role Notes

1989–90 The Art of Success Jane Hogarth

1990–91 Prelude to a Kiss Rita Boyle

1993 Four Dogs and a Bone Brenda

1996 Bus Stop Cherie

1997 How I Learned to Drive Li'l Bit

2000–03 Proof Catherine Llewellyn

2004 Reckless Rachel Fitzsimons

2008 Dead Man's Cell Phone Jean

2009 Hedda Gabler Hedda Tesman

2013 The Snow Geese Elizabeth Gaesling

2015–16 Heisenberg Georgie Burns

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Association Category Nominated work Result

1990 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Actress in a Play Prelude to a Kiss Nominated

Tony Awards Best Actress in a Play Nominated

Theatre World Awards N/A Won

2000 Genie Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role The Five Senses Nominated

2001 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Actress in a Play Proof Won

Drama League Awards Distinguished Performance Won

Outer Critics Circle Awards Outstanding Actress in a Play Won

Tony Awards Best Actress in a Play Won

2002 Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series The West Wing Nominated

2003 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Nominated

2004 Golden Globe Awards Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Angels in America Won

Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Won

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

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

2005 Satellite Awards Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Weeds Won

Tony Awards Best Actress in a Play Reckless Nominated

2006 Golden Globe Awards Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Weeds Won

Satellite Awards Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated

2007 Golden Globe Awards Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Nominated

Monte-Carlo Television Festival Outstanding Actress – Comedy Series Nominated

Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie The Robber Bride Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Weeds Nominated

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Nominated

2008 Golden Globe Awards Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Nominated

Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated

Satellite Awards Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated

2009 Golden Globe Awards Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Nominated

People's Choice Awards Choice TV Drama Diva Nominated

Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated

Satellite Awards Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated

Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Nominated

2010 Satellite Awards Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy Red Nominated

Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Weeds Nominated

References[edit]

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Likes to Reveal Herself". MORE Magazine. Archived from the original on September 3, 2014. Retrieved August 28, 2014.  ^ "Parker's career makes leap with 'Canyon', 'Tomatoes'". San Antonio Express-News. nl.newsbank.com. January 16, 1992. Retrieved November 7, 2010.  ^ " Debra Messing
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– 5 Women Who Make Us Want to Be a Better Man" November 1, 2000, Esquire ^ The Washington Post, October 14, 2010, Obituaries, John Morgan Parker ^ "Mary-Louise Parker : Biography". IMDb. Retrieved April 11, 2016.  ^ "Parker, Mary-Louise". Archived from the original on January 7, 2008. Retrieved October 8, 2007.  ^ Mary-Louise Parker
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Biography (1964–). Film Reference.com. ^ Robertson, Campbell. "You're Welcome to See Her Live, Not to Ask About Her Life". The New York Times. Retrieved January 5, 2013.  ^ " Mary-Louise Parker
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Television Academy". Emmys.com. Retrieved April 11, 2016.  ^ "14 Tony Nods For 'Spamalot'". CBS News. Retrieved January 5, 2013.  ^ Account (January 17, 2006). "Parker: 'Legalise Cannabis'". Contactmusic.com. Retrieved April 11, 2016.  ^ "Playwrights Horizons". Playwrights Horizons. Archived from the original on September 4, 2012. Retrieved April 11, 2016.  ^ Jones, Kenneth. "Parker's 'Hedda Gabler' Takes Her Last Shot March 29" Archived December 15, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. Playbill.com, March 29, 2009 ^ Broadway Plucks Mary-Louise Parker
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from Weeds Archived August 15, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. TV Guide. ^ "Red Begins Principal Photography". /Film. January 18, 2010. Retrieved January 18, 2010.  ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 23, 2011. Retrieved September 20, 2011.  ^ Staff. The Verdict: Critics Review The Snow Geese on Broadway Starring Mary-Louise Parker" Archived October 31, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. Playbill, October 25, 2013 ^ Clement, Olivia. "MTC's 'Heisenberg', Starring Mary-Louise Parker, Opens Tonight" Playbill, June 2, 2015 ^ Clement, Olivia. "Demand for Mary-Louise Parker
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Play Continues; Show Extends a Final Time" Playbill, June 17, 2015 ^ Clement, Olivia. "'Heisenberg', with Mary-Louise Parker, Is Transferring to Broadway" Playbill, February 2, 2016 ^ Simoes, Monica. "First Look at Mary-Louise Parker
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Awards for Mary-Louise Parker

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Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play

Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
(1975) Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(1976) Irene Worth
Irene Worth
(1977) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1978) Constance Cummings
Constance Cummings
/ Carole Shelley
Carole Shelley
(1979) Pat Carroll (1980) Joan Copeland
Joan Copeland
(1981) Zoe Caldwell (1982) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1983) Joan Allen
Joan Allen
(1984) Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(1985) Lily Tomlin
Lily Tomlin
(1986) Linda Lavin
Linda Lavin
(1987) Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing
(1988) Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
(1989) Geraldine James (1990) Mercedes Ruehl
Mercedes Ruehl
(1991) Laura Esterman (1992) Jane Alexander
Jane Alexander
(1993) Myra Carter (1994) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(1995) Zoe Caldwell (1996) Janet McTeer
Janet McTeer
(1997) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(1998) Kathleen Chalfant (1999) Eileen Heckart (2000) Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
(2001) Lindsay Duncan
Lindsay Duncan
(2002) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(2003) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
/ Phylicia Rashad
Phylicia Rashad
(2004) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(2005) Lois Smith
Lois Smith
(2006) Eve Best
Eve Best
(2007) Deanna Dunagan (2008) Janet McTeer
Janet McTeer
(2009) Jan Maxwell
Jan Maxwell
(2010) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(2011) Tracie Bennett (2012) Cicely Tyson
Cicely Tyson
(2013) Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
(2014) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2015) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(2016) Laura Linney
Laura Linney
(2017)

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Drama League's Distinguished Performance Award

Katharine Cornell
Katharine Cornell
(1935) Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
(1936) Maurice Evans (1937) Cedric Hardwicke
Cedric Hardwicke
(1938) Raymond Massey
Raymond Massey
(1939) Paul Muni
Paul Muni
(1940) Paul Lukas
Paul Lukas
(1941) Judith Evelyn
Judith Evelyn
(1942) Alfred Lunt
Alfred Lunt
(1943) Lynn Fontanne
Lynn Fontanne
(1944) Mady Christians
Mady Christians
(1945) Louis Calhern
Louis Calhern
(1946) Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
(1947) Judith Anderson
Judith Anderson
(1948) Robert Morley
Robert Morley
(1949) Grace George
Grace George
(1950) Claude Rains
Claude Rains
(1951) Julie Harris (1952) Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
(1953) Josephine Hull (1954) Viveca Lindfors
Viveca Lindfors
(1955) David Wayne
David Wayne
(1956) Eli Wallach
Eli Wallach
(1957) Ralph Bellamy
Ralph Bellamy
(1958) Cyril Ritchard
Cyril Ritchard
(1959) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1960) Hume Cronyn
Hume Cronyn
(1961) Paul Scofield
Paul Scofield
(1962) Charles Boyer
Charles Boyer
(1963) Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
(1964) John Gielgud
John Gielgud
(1965) Richard Kiley
Richard Kiley
(1966) Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(1967) Zoe Caldwell (1968) Alec McCowen
Alec McCowen
(1969) James Stewart
James Stewart
(1970) Anthony Quayle
Anthony Quayle
(1971) Eileen Atkins / Claire Bloom
Claire Bloom
(1972) Alan Bates
Alan Bates
(1973) Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(1974) John Wood (1975) Eva Le Gallienne
Eva Le Gallienne
(1976) Tom Courtenay
Tom Courtenay
(1977) Frank Langella
Frank Langella
(1978) Frances Sternhagen
Frances Sternhagen
(1979) Roy Scheider
Roy Scheider
(1980) Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen
(1981) Milo O'Shea
Milo O'Shea
(1982) Edward Herrmann
Edward Herrmann
/ Kate Nelligan (1983) Jeremy Irons
Jeremy Irons
(1984) Derek Jacobi
Derek Jacobi
(1985) Bernadette Peters
Bernadette Peters
(1986) James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones
(1987) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1988) Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
(1989) Robert Morse
Robert Morse
(1990) Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing
(1991) Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(1992) Stephen Rea
Stephen Rea
(1993) Sam Waterston
Sam Waterston
(1994) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(1995) Uta Hagen
Uta Hagen
(1996) Charles Durning
Charles Durning
/ Bebe Neuwirth
Bebe Neuwirth
(1997) Brian Stokes Mitchell
Brian Stokes Mitchell
(1998) Kathleen Chalfant (1999) Eileen Heckart (2000) Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
/ Gary Sinise
Gary Sinise
(2001) Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson
(2002) Harvey Fierstein
Harvey Fierstein
(2003) Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
(2004) Norbert Leo Butz
Norbert Leo Butz
(2005) Christine Ebersole
Christine Ebersole
(2006) Liev Schreiber
Liev Schreiber
(2007) Patti LuPone
Patti LuPone
(2008) Geoffrey Rush
Geoffrey Rush
(2009) Alfred Molina
Alfred Molina
(2010) Mark Rylance
Mark Rylance
(2011) Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
(2012) Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(2013) Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
(2014) Chita Rivera
Chita Rivera
(2015) Lin-Manuel Miranda
Lin-Manuel Miranda
(2016) Ben Platt (2017)

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Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Olivia Cole (1977) Blanche Baker (1978) Esther Rolle
Esther Rolle
(1979) Mare Winningham
Mare Winningham
(1980) Jane Alexander
Jane Alexander
(1981) Penny Fuller
Penny Fuller
(1982) Jean Simmons
Jean Simmons
(1983) Roxana Zal (1984) Kim Stanley
Kim Stanley
(1985) Colleen Dewhurst
Colleen Dewhurst
(1986) Piper Laurie
Piper Laurie
(1987) Jane Seymour (1988) Colleen Dewhurst
Colleen Dewhurst
(1989) Eva Marie Saint
Eva Marie Saint
(1990) Ruby Dee
Ruby Dee
(1991) Amanda Plummer
Amanda Plummer
(1992) Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore
(1993) Cicely Tyson
Cicely Tyson
(1994) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
/ Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight
(1995) Greta Scacchi
Greta Scacchi
(1996) Diana Rigg
Diana Rigg
(1997) Mare Winningham
Mare Winningham
(1998) Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
(1999) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(2000) Tammy Blanchard (2001) Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing
(2002) Gena Rowlands
Gena Rowlands
(2003) Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
(2004) Jane Alexander
Jane Alexander
(2005) Kelly Macdonald
Kelly Macdonald
(2006) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
(2007) Eileen Atkins (2008) Shohreh Aghdashloo
Shohreh Aghdashloo
(2009) Julia Ormond
Julia Ormond
(2010) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(2011) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(2012) Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
(2013) Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates
(2014) Regina King
Regina King
(2015) Regina King
Regina King
(2016) Laura Dern
Laura Dern
(2017)

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Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy

Donna Reed
Donna Reed
(1962) Inger Stevens
Inger Stevens
(1963) Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore
(1964) Anne Francis
Anne Francis
(1965) Marlo Thomas
Marlo Thomas
(1966) Carol Burnett
Carol Burnett
(1967) Diahann Carroll
Diahann Carroll
(1968) Carol Burnett/ Julie Sommars
Julie Sommars
(1969) Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore
(1970) Carol Burnett
Carol Burnett
(1971) Jean Stapleton
Jean Stapleton
(1972) Cher/ Jean Stapleton
Jean Stapleton
(1973) Valerie Harper
Valerie Harper
(1974) Cloris Leachman
Cloris Leachman
(1975) Carol Burnett
Carol Burnett
(1976) Carol Burnett
Carol Burnett
(1977) Linda Lavin
Linda Lavin
(1978) Linda Lavin
Linda Lavin
(1979) Katherine Helmond
Katherine Helmond
(1980) Eileen Brennan
Eileen Brennan
(1981) Debbie Allen
Debbie Allen
(1982) Joanna Cassidy
Joanna Cassidy
(1983) Shelley Long
Shelley Long
(1984) Estelle Getty/ Cybill Shepherd
Cybill Shepherd
(1985) Cybill Shepherd
Cybill Shepherd
(1986) Tracey Ullman
Tracey Ullman
(1987) Candice Bergen
Candice Bergen
(1988) Jamie Lee Curtis
Jamie Lee Curtis
(1989) Kirstie Alley
Kirstie Alley
(1990) Candice Bergen
Candice Bergen
(1991) Roseanne Barr
Roseanne Barr
(1992) Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt
(1993) Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt
(1994) Cybill Shepherd
Cybill Shepherd
(1995) Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt
(1996) Calista Flockhart
Calista Flockhart
(1997) Jenna Elfman
Jenna Elfman
(1998) Sarah Jessica Parker
Sarah Jessica Parker
(1999) Sarah Jessica Parker
Sarah Jessica Parker
(2000) Sarah Jessica Parker
Sarah Jessica Parker
(2001) Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston
(2002) Sarah Jessica Parker
Sarah Jessica Parker
(2003) Teri Hatcher
Teri Hatcher
(2004) Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
(2005) America Ferrera
America Ferrera
(2006) Tina Fey
Tina Fey
(2007) Tina Fey
Tina Fey
(2008) Toni Collette
Toni Collette
(2009) Laura Linney
Laura Linney
(2010) Laura Dern
Laura Dern
(2011) Lena Dunham
Lena Dunham
(2012) Amy Poehler
Amy Poehler
(2013) Gina Rodriguez
Gina Rodriguez
(2014) Rachel Bloom
Rachel Bloom
(2015) Tracee Ellis Ross
Tracee Ellis Ross
(2016) Rachel Brosnahan
Rachel Brosnahan
(2017)

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Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film

Gail Fisher
Gail Fisher
(1970) Sue Ane Langdon
Sue Ane Langdon
(1971) Ruth Buzzi
Ruth Buzzi
(1972) Ellen Corby
Ellen Corby
(1973) Betty Garrett
Betty Garrett
(1974) Hermione Baddeley
Hermione Baddeley
(1975) Josette Banzet (1976) Polly Holliday
Polly Holliday
(1978) Polly Holliday
Polly Holliday
(1979) Valerie Bertinelli/ Diane Ladd
Diane Ladd
(1980) Valerie Bertinelli
Valerie Bertinelli
(1981) Shelley Long
Shelley Long
(1982) Barbara Stanwyck
Barbara Stanwyck
(1983) Faye Dunaway
Faye Dunaway
(1984) Sylvia Sidney
Sylvia Sidney
(1985) Olivia de Havilland
Olivia de Havilland
(1986) Claudette Colbert
Claudette Colbert
(1987) Katherine Helmond
Katherine Helmond
(1988) Amy Madigan
Amy Madigan
(1989) Piper Laurie
Piper Laurie
(1990) Amanda Donohoe (1991) Joan Plowright
Joan Plowright
(1992) Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
(1993) Miranda Richardson
Miranda Richardson
(1994) Shirley Knight
Shirley Knight
(1995) Kathy Bates
Kathy Bates
(1996) Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie
(1997) Faye Dunaway/ Camryn Manheim
Camryn Manheim
(1998) Nancy Marchand
Nancy Marchand
(1999) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(2000) Rachel Griffiths
Rachel Griffiths
(2001) Kim Cattrall
Kim Cattrall
(2002) Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
(2003) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(2004) Sandra Oh
Sandra Oh
(2005) Emily Blunt
Emily Blunt
(2006) Samantha Morton
Samantha Morton
(2007) Laura Dern
Laura Dern
(2008) Chloë Sevigny
Chloë Sevigny
(2009) Jane Lynch
Jane Lynch
(2010) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(2011) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(2012) Jacqueline Bisset
Jacqueline Bisset
(2013) Joanne Froggatt
Joanne Froggatt
(2014) Maura Tierney
Maura Tierney
(2015) Olivia Colman
Olivia Colman
(2016) Laura Dern
Laura Dern
(2017)

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Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy

Jane Curtin
Jane Curtin
(1996) Tracey Ullman
Tracey Ullman
(1997) Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres
(1998) Illeana Douglas
Illeana Douglas
(1999) Lisa Kudrow
Lisa Kudrow
(2000) Debra Messing
Debra Messing
(2001) Debra Messing
Debra Messing
(2002) Jane Kaczmarek
Jane Kaczmarek
(2003) Portia de Rossi
Portia de Rossi
(2004) Felicity Huffman
Felicity Huffman
/ Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
(2005) Marcia Cross
Marcia Cross
(2006) America Ferrera
America Ferrera
(2007) Tracey Ullman
Tracey Ullman
(2008) Lea Michele
Lea Michele
(2009) Laura Linney
Laura Linney
(2010) Martha Plimpton
Martha Plimpton
(2011) Kaley Cuoco
Kaley Cuoco
(2012) Taylor Schilling
Taylor Schilling
(2013) Mindy Kaling
Mindy Kaling
(2014) Taylor Schilling
Taylor Schilling
(2015) Taylor Schilling
Taylor Schilling
(2016) Niecy Nash
Niecy Nash
(2017)

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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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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 117975966 LCCN: no96021169 ISNI: 0000 0001 1033 3296 GND: 131800183 SUDOC: 134095138 BNF: cb14027612g (data) NKC: xx0085801 BNE: XX1110

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