Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play

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Tony Award for
Best Actress in a Play
2023 Recipient: Jodie Comer
Awarded forBest Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
LocationNew York City
Presented byAmerican Theatre Wing, The Broadway League
Currently held byJodie Comer for Prima Facie (2023)
WebsiteTonyAwards.com

The Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play is an honor presented at the Tony Awards, a ceremony established in 1947 as the Antoinette Perry Awards for Excellence in Theatre. The award is given to actresses for quality leading roles in a Broadway play.[1] Despite the award first being presented in 1947, there were no nominees announced until 1956. There have been two ties in this category, and one three-way tie.

Winners and nominees[edit]

  indicates the winner
Ingrid Bergman won for Joan of Lorraine (1947)
Helen Hayes won twice
Judith Anderson won the award for Medea (1948)
Shirley Booth won this award twice in 1950 and 1953
Audrey Hepburn won for Ondine (1954)
Julie Harris won a record breaking five times in this category
Anne Bancroft won for The Miracle Worker (1960)
Joan Plowright won for A Taste of Honey (1961)
Margaret Leighton won for Night of the Iguana (1962)
Sandy Dennis won for Ash Wednesday (1964)
Rosemary Harris won for The Lion in Winter (1965
Maureen Stapleton won for The Gingerbread Lady (1971)
Colleen Dewhurst won for A Moon for the Misbegotten (1973)
Ellen Burstyn won for Same Time, Next Year (1975)
Jessica Tandy won twice in 1978 and 1981
Glenn Close won twice in 1984 and 1992
Stockard Channing won for A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (1985)
Lily Tomlin won for The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe (1986)
Joan Allen won for Burn This (1988)
Pauline Collins for Shirley Valentine (1989)
Maggie Smith won for Lettice and Lovage (1990)
Mercedes Ruehl won for Lost in Yonkers (1991)
Madeline Kahn won for The Sisters Rosenweig (1993)
Cherry Jones won twice for The Heiress (1995) and for Doubt (2005)
Janet McTeer won for A Doll's House (1997)
Judi Dench won for Amy's View (1999)
Jennifer Ehle won for The Real Thing (2000)
Mary-Louise Parker won twice for Proof (2001) and The Sound Inside (2020)
Lindsay Duncan won for Private Lives (2002)
Vanessa Redgrave won for Long Day's Journey into Night (2003)
Phylicia Rashad won for Raisin in the Sun (2004)
Marcia Gay Harden won for God of Carnage (2009)
Viola Davis won for Fences (2010)
Cicely Tyson, age 91, won for A Trip to Bountiful (2012)
Audra McDonald won for Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill (2014)
Helen Mirren won for The Audience (2015)
Glenda Jackson won for Three Tall Women (2018)
Elaine May at the age 87 is the oldest winner in this category. She won for The Waverly Gallery (2019)
Jodie Comer won for Prima Facie (2023)

1940s[edit]

Year Actor Role(s) Project Ref.
1947
(1st)
Ingrid Bergman Joan of Lorraine Mary Grey / Joan of Arc
Helen Hayes Happy Birthday Addie Bemis
1948
(2nd)
Judith Anderson Medea Medea
Katharine Cornell Antony and Cleopatra Cleopatra
Jessica Tandy A Streetcar Named Desire Blanche DuBois
1949
(3rd)
Martita Hunt The Madwoman of Chaillot Countess Aurelia

1950s[edit]

Year Actor Role(s) Project Ref.
1950
(4th)
Shirley Booth Come Back, Little Sheba Lola Delaney
1951
(5th)
Uta Hagen The Country Girl Georgie Elgin
1952
(6th)
Julie Harris I Am a Camera Sally Bowles
1953
(7th)
Shirley Booth The Time of the Cuckoo Leona Samish
1954
(8th)
Audrey Hepburn Ondine Ondine
1955
(9th)
Nancy Kelly The Bad Seed Christine Penmark
1956
(10th)
[2]
Julie Harris The Lark Joan of Arc
Barbara Bel Geddes Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Maggie Pollitt
Gladys Cooper The Chalk Garden Mrs. St. Maugham
Ruth Gordon The Matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi
Siobhán McKenna The Chalk Garden Miss Madrigal
Susan Strasberg The Diary of Anne Frank Anne Frank
1957
(11th)
[3]
Margaret Leighton Separate Tables Ann Shankland / Sibyl Railton-Bell
Florence Eldridge Long Day's Journey into Night Mary Cavan Tyrone
Rosalind Russell Auntie Mame Mame Dennis
Sybil Thorndike The Potting Shed Mrs. Callifer
1958
(12th)
[4]
Helen Hayes Time Remembered The Duchess of Pont-Au-Bronc
Wendy Hiller A Moon for the Misbegotten Josie Hogan
Siobhán McKenna The Rope Dancers Margaret Hyland
Eugenie Leontovich The Cave Dwellers The Queen
Mary Ure Look Back in Anger Alison Porter
Jo Van Fleet Look Homeward, Angel Eliza Gant
1959
(13th)
[5]
Gertrude Berg A Majority of One Bertha Jacoby
Claudette Colbert The Marriage-Go-Round Content Lowell
Lynn Fontanne The Visit Claire Zachanassian
Kim Stanley A Touch of the Poet Sara Melody
Maureen Stapleton The Cold Wind and the Warm Ida

1960s[edit]

Year Actor Role(s) Project Ref.
1960
(14th)
Anne Bancroft The Miracle Worker Annie Sullivan [6]
Margaret Leighton Much Ado About Nothing Beatrice
Claudia McNeil A Raisin in the Sun Lena Younger
Geraldine Page Sweet Bird of Youth Alexandra Del Lago
Maureen Stapleton Toys in the Attic Carrie Berniers
Irene Worth Albertine Prine
1961
(15th)
Joan Plowright A Taste of Honey Josephine [7]
Tallulah Bankhead Midgie Purvis Midgie Purvis
Barbara Baxley Period of Adjustment Isabel Haverstick
Barbara Bel Geddes Mary, Mary Mary McKellaway
1962
(16th)
Margaret Leighton The Night of the Iguana Hannah Jelkes [8]
Gladys Cooper A Passage to India Mrs. Moore
Colleen Dewhurst Great Day in the Morning Phoebe Flaherty
Kim Stanley A Far Country Elizabeth von Ritter
1963
(17th)
Uta Hagen Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Martha [9]
Hermione Baddeley The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore Flora Goforth
Margaret Leighton Tchin-Tchin Pamela Pew-Pickett
Claudia McNeil Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright Mama
1964
(18th)
Sandy Dennis Any Wednesday Ellen Gordon [10]
Elizabeth Ashley Barefoot in the Park Corie Bratter
Colleen Dewhurst The Ballad of the Sad Café Amelia Evans
Julie Harris Marathon '33 June Havoc
1965
(19th)
Irene Worth Tiny Alice Miss Alice [11]
Marjorie Rhodes All in Good Time Lucy Fitton
Beah Richards The Amen Corner Sister Margaret Alexander
Diana Sands The Owl and the Pussycat Doris
1966
(20th)
Rosemary Harris The Lion in Winter Eleanor of Aquitaine [12]
Sheila Hancock Entertaining Mr Sloane Kath
Kate Reid Slapstick Tragedy Celeste/Molly
Lee Remick Wait Until Dark Susy Hendrix
1967
(21st)
Beryl Reid The Killing of Sister George Sister George / June Buckridge [13]
Eileen Atkins The Killing of Sister George Childie / Alice McNaught
Vivien Merchant The Homecoming Ruth
Rosemary Murphy A Delicate Balance Claire
1968
(22nd)
Zoe Caldwell The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Jean Brodie [14]
Colleen Dewhurst More Stately Mansions Sara (Melody) Harford
Maureen Stapleton Plaza Suite Karen Nash / Murial Tate / Norma Hubley
Dorothy Tutin Portrait of a Queen Queen Victoria
1969
(23rd)
Julie Harris Forty Carats Ann Stanley [15]
Estelle Parsons The Seven Descents of Myrtle Myrtle
Charlotte Rae Morning, Noon and Night Gertrude / Beryl / Filigree Bones
Brenda Vaccaro The Goodbye People Nancy (Silverman) Scott

1970s[edit]

Year Actor Role(s) Project Ref.
1970
(24th)
Tammy Grimes Private Lives Amanda Prynne [16]
Geraldine Brooks Brightower Sara Brightower
Helen Hayes Harvey Veta Louise Simmons
1971
(25th)
Maureen Stapleton The Gingerbread Lady Evy Meara [17]
Estelle Parsons And Miss Reardon Drinks A Little Catherine Reardon
Diana Rigg Abelard and Heloise Héloïse
Marian Seldes Father's Day Marian
1972
(26th)
Sada Thompson Twigs Ma / Dorothy / Celia / Emily [18]
Eileen Atkins Vivat! Vivat Regina! Elizabeth I
Colleen Dewhurst All Over The Mistress
Rosemary Harris Old Times Anna
1973
(27th)
Julie Harris The Last of Mrs. Lincoln Mary Todd Lincoln [19]
Jane Alexander 6 Rms Riv Vu Annie Miller
Colleen Dewhurst Mourning Becomes Electra Christine Mannon
Kathleen Widdoes Much Ado About Nothing Beatrice
1974
(28th)
Colleen Dewhurst A Moon for the Misbegotten Josie Hogan [20]
Jane Alexander Find Your Way Home Jacqueline Harrison
Julie Harris The Au Pair Man Elizabeth Rogers
Madeline Kahn In the Boom Boom Room Chrissy
Rachel Roberts The Visit / Chemin de Fer Claire Zachanassian / Francine
1975
(29th)
Ellen Burstyn Same Time, Next Year Doris [21]
Elizabeth Ashley Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Maggie Pollitt
Diana Rigg The Misanthrope Celimene
Maggie Smith Private Lives Amanda Prynne
Liv Ullmann A Doll's House Nora Helmer
1976
(30th)
Irene Worth Sweet Bird of Youth Alexandra Del Lago [22]
Tovah Feldshuh Yentl Yentl
Rosemary Harris The Royal Family Julie Cavendish
Lynn Redgrave Mrs. Warren's Profession Vivie Warren
1977
(31st)
Julie Harris The Belle of Amherst Emily Dickinson [23]
Colleen Dewhurst Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Martha
Liv Ullmann Anna Christie Anna Christopherson
Irene Worth The Cherry Orchard Ranevskaya
1978
(32nd)
Jessica Tandy The Gin Game Fonsia Dorsey [24]
Anne Bancroft Golda Golda Meir
Anita Gillette Chapter Two Jennie Malone
Estelle Parsons Miss Margarida's Way Miss Margarida
1979
(33rd)
Constance Cummings Wings Emily Stilson [25]
Carole Shelley The Elephant Man Madge Kendal
Jane Alexander First Monday in October Ruth Loomis
Frances Sternhagen On Golden Pond Ethel Thayer

1980s[edit]

Year Actor Role(s) Project Ref.
1980
(34th)
Phyllis Frelich Children of a Lesser God Sarah Norman [26]
Blythe Danner Betrayal Emma
Maggie Smith Night and Day Ruth Carson
Anne Twomey Nuts Claudia Draper
1981
(35th)
Jane Lapotaire Piaf Édith Piaf [27]
Glenda Jackson Rose Rose
Eva Le Gallienne To Grandmother's House We Go Grandie
Elizabeth Taylor The Little Foxes Regina Giddens
1982
(36th)
Zoe Caldwell Medea Medea [28]
Katharine Hepburn The West Side Waltz Margaret Mary Elderdice
Geraldine Page Agnes of God Mother Miriam Ruth
Amanda Plummer A Taste of Honey Josephine
1983
(37th)
Jessica Tandy Foxfire Annie Nations [29]
Kathy Bates 'night, Mother Jessie Cates
Kate Nelligan Plenty Susan Traherne
Anne Pitoniak 'night, Mother Thelma Cates
1984
(38th)
Glenn Close The Real Thing Annie [30]
Rosemary Harris Heartbreak House Hesione Hushabye
Linda Hunt End of the World Audrey Wood
Kate Nelligan A Moon for the Misbegotten Josie Hogan
1985
(39th)
Stockard Channing A Day in the Death of Joe Egg Sheila [31]
Sinéad Cusack Much Ado About Nothing Beatrice
Rosemary Harris Pack of Lies Barbara Jackson
Glenda Jackson Strange Interlude Nina Leeds
1986
(40th)
Lily Tomlin The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe Various Characters [32]
Rosemary Harris Hay Fever Judith Bliss
Mary Beth Hurt Benefactors Sheila
Jessica Tandy The Petition Elizabeth Milne
1987
(41st)
Linda Lavin Broadway Bound Kate Jerome [33]
Lindsay Duncan Dangerous Liaisons Marquise de Merteuil
Geraldine Page Blithe Spirit Madame Arcati
Amanda Plummer Pygmalion Eliza Doolittle
1988
(42nd)
Joan Allen Burn This Anna Mann [34]
Blythe Danner A Streetcar Named Desire Blanche DuBois
Glenda Jackson Macbeth Lady Macbeth
Frances McDormand A Streetcar Named Desire Stella Kowalski
1989
(43rd)
Pauline Collins Shirley Valentine Shirley Valentine [35]
Joan Allen The Heidi Chronicles Heidi Holland
Madeline Kahn Born Yesterday Emma 'Billie' Dawn
Kate Nelligan Spoils of War Elise

1990s[edit]

Year Actor Role(s) Project Ref.
1990
(44th)
Maggie Smith Lettice and Lovage Lettice Douffet [36]
Geraldine James The Merchant of Venice Portia
Mary-Louise Parker Prelude to a Kiss Rita Boyle
Kathleen Turner Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Maggie Pollitt
1991
(45th)
Mercedes Ruehl Lost in Yonkers Bella Kurnitz [37]
Stockard Channing Six Degrees of Separation Ouisa Kittredge
Julie Harris Lucifer's Child Karen Blixen
Cherry Jones Our Country's Good Liz Morden / Reverend Johnson
1992
(46th)
Glenn Close Death and the Maiden Paulina Salas Escobar [38]
Jane Alexander The Visit Claire Zachanassian
Stockard Channing Four Baboons Adoring the Sun Penny McKenzie
Judith Ivey Park Your Car in Harvard Yard Kathleen Hogan
1993
(47th)
Madeline Kahn The Sisters Rosensweig Gorgeous Teitelbaum [39]
Jane Alexander The Sisters Rosensweig Sara Goode
Lynn Redgrave Shakespeare for My Father Lynn Redgrave
Natasha Richardson Anna Christie Anna Christopherson
1994
(48th)
Diana Rigg Medea Medea [40]
Anna Deavere Smith Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 Various Characters
Nancy Marchand Black Comedy Sophie
The White Liars Mrs. Furnival
Joan Rivers Sally Marr...and her escorts Sally Marr
1995
(49th)
Cherry Jones The Heiress Catherine Sloper [41]
Mary Alice Having Our Say Bessie Delany
Eileen Atkins Indiscretions Léonie
Helen Mirren A Month in the Country Natalia Petrovna
1996
(50th)
Zoe Caldwell Master Class Maria Callas [42]
Carol Burnett Moon Over Buffalo Charlotte Hay
Rosemary Harris A Delicate Balance Agnes
Elaine Stritch Claire
1997
(51st)
Janet McTeer A Doll's House Nora Helmer [43]
Julie Harris The Gin Game Fonsia Dorsey
Shirley Knight The Young Man From Atlanta Lily Dale Kidder
Lia Williams Skylight Kyra Hollis
1998
(52nd)
Marie Mullen The Beauty Queen of Leenane Maureen Folan [44]
Jane Alexander Honour Honor
Allison Janney A View from the Bridge Beatrice Carbone
Geraldine McEwan The Chairs Old Woman
1999
(53rd)
Judi Dench Amy's View Esme Allen [45]
Stockard Channing The Lion in Winter Eleanor of Aquitaine
Marian Seldes Ring Round the Moon Madame Desmermortes
Zoë Wanamaker Electra Electra

2000s[edit]

Year Actor Role(s) Project Ref.
2000
(54th)
Jennifer Ehle The Real Thing Annie [46]
Jayne Atkinson The Rainmaker Lizzie Curry
Rosemary Harris Waiting in the Wings May Davenport
Cherry Jones A Moon for the Misbegotten Josie Hogan
Claudia Shear Dirty Blonde Jo / Mae West
2001
(55th)
Mary-Louise Parker Proof Catherine Llewellyn [47]
Juliette Binoche Betrayal Emma
Linda Lavin The Tale of the Allergist's Wife Marjorie Taub
Jean Smart The Man Who Came to Dinner Lorraine Sheldon
Leslie Uggams King Hedley II Ruby
2002
(56th)
Lindsay Duncan Private Lives Amanda Prynne [48]
Kate Burton Hedda Gabler Hedda Gabler
Laura Linney The Crucible Elizabeth Proctor
Helen Mirren The Dance of Death Alice
Mercedes Ruehl The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? Stevie Gray
2003
(57th)
Vanessa Redgrave Long Day's Journey into Night Mary Tyrone [49]
Jayne Atkinson Enchanted April Lotty Wilton
Victoria Hamilton A Day in the Death of Joe Egg Sheila
Clare Higgins Vincent in Brixton Ursula Loyler
Fiona Shaw Medea Medea
2004
(58th)
Phylicia Rashad A Raisin in the Sun Lena Younger [50]
Eileen Atkins The Retreat from Moscow Alice
Tovah Feldshuh Golda's Balcony Golda Meir
Anne Heche Twentieth Century Lily Garland / Mildred Plotka
Swoosie Kurtz Frozen Nancy Shirley
2005
(59th)
Cherry Jones Doubt Sister Aloysius Beauvier [51]
Laura Linney Sight Unseen Patricia
Mary-Louise Parker Reckless Rachel
Phylicia Rashad Gem of the Ocean Aunt Ester
Kathleen Turner Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Martha
2006
(60th)
Cynthia Nixon Rabbit Hole Becca Corbett [52]
Kate Burton The Constant Wife Constance Culver Middleton
Judy Kaye Souvenir Florence Foster Jenkins
Lisa Kron Well Lisa Kron
Lynn Redgrave The Constant Wife Mrs. Culver
2007
(61st)
Julie White The Little Dog Laughed Diane [53]
Eve Best A Moon for the Misbegotten Josie Hogan
Swoosie Kurtz Heartbreak House Hesione Hushabye
Angela Lansbury Deuce Leona Mullen
Vanessa Redgrave The Year of Magical Thinking Joan Didion
2008
(62nd)
Deanna Dunagan August: Osage County Violet Weston [54]
Eve Best The Homecoming Ruth
Kate Fleetwood Macbeth Lady Macbeth
S. Epatha Merkerson Come Back, Little Sheba Lola Delaney
Amy Morton August: Osage County Barbara Weston-Fordham
2009
(63rd)
Marcia Gay Harden God of Carnage Veronica [55]
Hope Davis God of Carnage Annette
Jane Fonda 33 Variations Katherine Brandt
Janet McTeer Mary Stuart Mary Stuart
Harriet Walter Elizabeth I

2010s[edit]

Year Actor Role(s) Project Ref.
2010
(64th)
Viola Davis Fences Rose Maxson [56]
Valerie Harper Looped Tallulah Bankhead
Linda Lavin Collected Stories Ruth Steiner
Laura Linney Time Stands Still Sarah Goodwin
Jan Maxwell The Royal Family Julie Cavendish
2011
(65th)
Frances McDormand Good People Margie Walsh [57]
Nina Arianda Born Yesterday Emma 'Billie' Dawn
Lily Rabe The Merchant of Venice Portia
Vanessa Redgrave Driving Miss Daisy Daisy Werthan
Hannah Yelland Brief Encounter Laura Jesson
2012
(66th)
Nina Arianda Venus in Fur Vanda [58]
Tracie Bennett End of the Rainbow Judy Garland
Stockard Channing Other Desert Cities Polly Wyeth
Linda Lavin The Lyons Rita Lyons
Cynthia Nixon Wit Vivian Bearing
2013
(67th)
Cicely Tyson The Trip to Bountiful Carrie Watts [59]
Laurie Metcalf The Other Place Juliana Smithton
Amy Morton Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Martha
Kristine Nielsen Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Sonia
Holland Taylor Ann Ann Richards
2014
(68th)
Audra McDonald Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill Billie Holiday [60]
Tyne Daly Mothers and Sons Katharine Gerard
Cherry Jones The Glass Menagerie Amanda Wingfield
Estelle Parsons The Velocity of Autumn Alexandra
LaTanya Richardson A Raisin in the Sun Lena Younger
2015
(69th)
Helen Mirren The Audience Queen Elizabeth II [61]
Geneva Carr Hand To God Margery
Elisabeth Moss The Heidi Chronicles Heidi Holland
Carey Mulligan Skylight Kyra Hollis
Ruth Wilson Constellations Marianne
2016
(70th)
Jessica Lange Long Day's Journey into Night Mary Tyrone [62]
Laurie Metcalf Misery Annie Wilkes
Lupita Nyong'o Eclipsed The Girl
Sophie Okonedo The Crucible Elizabeth Proctor
Michelle Williams Blackbird Una Spencer
2017
(71st)
Laurie Metcalf A Doll's House, Part 2 Nora Helmer [63]
Cate Blanchett The Present Anna Petrovna
Jennifer Ehle Oslo Mona Juul
Sally Field The Glass Menagerie Amanda Wingfield
Laura Linney The Little Foxes Regina Hubbard Giddens
2018
(72nd)
Glenda Jackson Three Tall Women A [64]
Condola Rashād Saint Joan Joan of Arc
Lauren Ridloff Children of a Lesser God Sarah Norman
Amy Schumer Meteor Shower Corky
2019
(73rd)
Elaine May The Waverly Gallery Gladys Green [65]
Annette Bening All My Sons Kate Keller
Laura Donnelly The Ferryman Caitlin Carney
Janet McTeer Bernhardt/Hamlet Sarah Bernhardt
Laurie Metcalf Hillary and Clinton Hillary Clinton
Heidi Schreck What the Constitution Means to Me Heidi Schreck

2020s[edit]

Year Actor Role(s) Project Ref.
2020
(74th)
Mary-Louise Parker The Sound Inside Bella Baird [66]
Joaquina Kalukango Slave Play Kaneisha
Laura Linney My Name Is Lucy Barton Lucy Barton
Audra McDonald Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune Frankie
2022
(75th)
Deirdre O'Connell Dana H. Dana H. [67]
Gabby Beans The Skin of Our Teeth Sabina
LaChanze Trouble in Mind Wiletta Mayer
Ruth Negga Macbeth Lady Macbeth
Mary-Louise Parker How I Learned to Drive Li'l Bit
2023
(76th)
Jodie Comer Prima Facie Tessa Ensler [68]
Jessica Chastain A Doll's House Nora Helmer
Jessica Hecht Summer, 1976 Alice
Audra McDonald Ohio State Murders Suzanne Alexander

Multiple wins[edit]

Multiple nominations[edit]

Multiple character wins[edit]

Multiple character nominations[edit]

Productions with multiple nominations[edit]

Winners are in bold.

Multiple awards and nominations[edit]

Actress who have been nominated multiple times in any acting categories

Awards Nominations Recipient
6 10 Audra McDonald
5 10 Julie Harris
7 Angela Lansbury
4 6 Gwen Verdon
4 Zoe Caldwell
3 8 Patti LuPone
5 Irene Worth
Jessica Tandy
4 Glenn Close
Mary Martin
3 Shirley Booth
2 10 Chita Rivera
8 Colleen Dewhurst
7 Bernadette Peters
Frances Sternhagen
Sutton Foster
6 Andrea Martin
Laurie Metcalf
Maureen Stapleton
5 Victoria Clark
Cherry Jones
Donna Murphy
Mary-Louise Parker
Swoosie Kurtz
4 Christine Ebersole
Cynthia Nixon
Judith Ivey
Judy Kaye
Margaret Leighton
3 Anne Bancroft
Helen Gallagher
Helen Hayes
Jennifer Ehle
Judith Light
Liza Minnelli
Phylicia Rashad
Viola Davis
2 Bebe Neuwirth
Christine Baranski
Katie Finneran
Lauren Bacall
Sandy Dennis
Tammy Grimes
Uta Hagen
1 9 Rosemary Harris
8 Jane Alexander
Stockard Channing
7 Kelli O'Hara
6 Linda Lavin
5 Glenda Jackson
Jayne Houdyshell
Laura Benanti
Marian Seldes
4 Blythe Danner
Carol Channing
Carole Shelley
Celia Keenan-Bolger
Debra Monk
Diana Rigg
Faith Prince
Jessie Mueller
Julie White
Karen Ziemba
LaChanze
Madeline Kahn
3 Amanda Plummer
Annaleigh Ashford
Barbara Harris
Beth Leavel
Dorothy Loudon
Elizabeth Ashley
Elizabeth Franz
Ethel Merman
Helen Mirren
Idina Menzel
Jane Krakowski
Janet McTeer
Joanna Gleason
Kristin Chenoweth
Lois Smith
Maggie Smith
Mercedes Ruehl
Rae Allen
Stephanie J. Block
Tonya Pinkins
Tyne Daly
Vanessa Redgrave
2 Adriane Lenox
Adrienne Warren
Alexis Smith
Alice Ghostly
Alice Ripley
Anika Noni Rose
Anna Manahan
Barbara Cook
Betty Buckley
Cady Huffman
Dolores Gray
Frances McDormand
Gretha Boston
Jo Van Fleet
Joan Allen
Joaquina Kalukango
Judith Anderson
Karen Olivo
Leora Dana
Leslie Uggams
Liliane Montevecchi
Lillias White
Linda Hopkins
Lindsay Duncan
Lotte Lenya
Lynne Thigpen
Marcia Gay Harden
Margaret Tyzack
Maria Karnilova
Mary Alice
Mary Louise Wilson
Nanette Fabray
Natasha Richardson
Nina Arianda
Patina Miller
Patricia Elliott
Patsy Kelly
Phyllis Newman
Priscilla Lopez
Randy Graff
Rosalind Russell
Ruthie Ann Miles
Shirley Knight
Sophie Okonedo
Nominations Recipient
5 Dana Ivey
Laura Linney
Estelle Parsons
Jan Maxwell
4 Condola Rashad
Eileen Atkins
Elaine Stritch
Geraldine Page
Judy Kuhn
Kate Nelligan
Tovah Feldshuh
Zoë Wanamaker
3 Brenda Vaccaro
Carolee Carmello
Dee Hoty
Eileen Heckart
Julie Andrews
Kate Burton
Linda Emond
Louise Troy
Lynn Redgrave
Marin Mazzie
Martha Plimpton
Mary Beth Hurt
Mary Testa
Rebecca Luker
Rosemary Murphy
Sandy Duncan
2 Alison Fraser
Allison Janney
Amy Morton
Amy Ryan
Ann Reinking
Anne Pitoniak
Annette Bening
Barbara Bel Geddes
Barbra Streisand
Beatrice Lillie
Beth Fowler
Carmen Cusack
Carol Burnett
Charlotte d'Amboise
Charlotte Rae
Christine Andreas
Claudia McNeil
Crista Moore
Daphne Rubin-Vega
Debbie Allen
Diana Sands
Eartha Kitt
Elizabeth Allen
Ernestine Jackson
Eva Noblezada
Eve Best
Fionnula Flanagan
Georgia Brown
Gladys Cooper
Inga Swenson
Jane Fonda
Jayne Atkinson
Jennifer Simard
Jessica Hecht
Johanna Day
Josephine Premice
Josie de Guzman
Julienne Marie
Kate Baldwin
Kara Young
Kate Reid
Katharine Hepburn
Kathleen Turner
Kim Stanley
Kristine Nielsen
Laura Osnes
Leland Palmer
Liv Ullmann
Marcia Lewis
Mare Winningham
Mary Beth Peil
Michele Lee
Mildred Natwick
Millicent Martin
Nancy Dussault
Nancy Walker
Penny Fuller
Pert Kelton
Ruth Wilson
S. Epatha Merkerson
Sarah Stiles
Sherie Rene Scott
Sinéad Cusack
Siobhán McKenna
Spencer Kayden
Susan Browning
Tammy Blanchard
Vivian Reed
Zohra Lampert

See also[edit]

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