British Academy Television Award for Best Actress
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|British Academy Television Award|
|Presented by||British Academy of Film and Television Arts|
|First awarded||1954 (presented 1955)|
|Last awarded||2012 (presented 2013)|
- 1960 Catherine Lacey
- 1961 Billie Whitelaw
- 1962 Ruth Dunning
- 1963 Brenda Bruce
- 1964 Vivien Merchant
- 1965 Katharine Blake
- 1966 Gwen Watford
- 1967 Vanessa Redgrave
- 1968 Judi Dench in Talking to a Stranger
- 1969 Wendy Craig in Not in Front of the Children
- From 1955-1968 the award was an 'Individual Honour', no particular performance was credited until Wendy Craig's win in 1969. Also, only a winner was announced, there were no other nominees.
- The BAFTA Award database credits Judi Dench's win as an 'Individual Honour', while a number of other sources credit Talking to a Stranger.
Multiple wins for BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress
Note: Julie Walters' two mentions in 2010, count as two separate nominations.