Actresses 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama  

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List Rules Actors who starred on a series that ran on ABC, CBS, The CW, NBC, and Fox

This list of 2013 TV awards is for Best Actress in a network drama. Who do you think deserves the honor the most? With so many outstanding TV actresses appearing in so many quality TV shows, including some of the best network dramas of 2012/2013, it's a tough choice. Vote for the actresses that you think gave the best performances, and vote down any you didn't like. And certainly, feel free to add any actresses that are missing from the list. You can also rerank your own version. Many of the talented TV actresses listed here are stars of some of the best shows currently on the air. Examples, you say? How about the always gorgeous, super talented Cote de Pablo from 'NCIS' or the stunning Stana Kanic from 'Castle'? Both of these women are among the hottest women on primetime TV, without a doubt. Other great choices include Sara Ramirez and Sandra Oh ('Grey's Anatomy'), Emily Deschanel ('Bones') and Daniela Ruah ('NCIS: LA').
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7,745 3,350
Cote de Pablo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
NCIS, The Jury

2
6,567 3,928
Stana Katic is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
SmuldersFanatic added Castle, Would Be Kings, Faceless

3
8,724 2,790
Daniela Ruah is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
NCIS: Los Angeles, Dei-te Quase Tudo, Tu e Eu

4
3,045 1,674
Pauley Perrette is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
NCIS, Time of Your Life, That's Life

5
2,997 2,367
Linda Hunt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
NCIS: Los Angeles, Carnivàle, Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution'

6
2,795 2,703
Emily Deschanel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Bones, Rose Red

7
1,187 1,278
Molly C. Quinn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
MesCélèbritésPréfères added Castle

8
3,516 2,715
Sara Ramirez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Grey's Anatomy, Sofia the First

9
1,237 1,397
Sasha Alexander is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
minalix added NCIS, Rizzoli & Isles, The Nine

10
1,325 1,477
Tamala Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Castle, The Tracy Morgan Show, For Your Love

11
1,716 2,440
Mariska Hargitay is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Can't Hurry Love, Tequila and Bonetti

12
2,542 2,513
Sandra Oh is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Grey's Anatomy, Arliss, Odd Job Jack

13
1,239 2,870
A. J. Cook is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Criminal Minds, Tru Calling, Higher Ground

14
1,032 1,369
Angie Harmon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Law & Order, Batman Beyond, Rizzoli & Isles

15
1,741 2,546
Lucy Liu is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Elementary, Ally McBeal, Southland

16
1,869 2,105
Grace Park is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Battlestar Galactica, Hawaii Five-0, Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction

17
1,054 1,562
Hayden Panettiere is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Heroes, Nashville, Malcolm in the Middle

18
1,103 1,412
Kerry Washington is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Scandal, Black Panther, 100 Centre Street

19
626 1,338
Jennifer Morrison is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
minalix added Football Night in America

20
773 840
Emily VanCamp is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Revenge, Brothers & Sisters, Everwood

21
861 2,628
Robin Tunney is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Prison Break, The Mentalist, Class of '96

22
468 786
Paget Brewster is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Community, Criminal Minds, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

23
104 51
Heather Locklear is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Melrose Place, Spin City, Dynasty

24
91 55
Barbara Eden - "I Dream o... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Barbara Eden - "I Dream of Jeannie"

25
79 55
Lyndsy Fonseca is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
DeniseGriscti added Desperate Housewives, Nikita, Big Love

26
448 828
Lana Parrilla is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
ChangesDownClub added Once Upon a Time, 24, Spin City

27
64 34
Farrah Fawcett - (Jill Munroe)... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Farrah Fawcett - (Jill Munroe) "Charlie's Angels"

28
667 1,178
Gabrielle Anwar is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Burn Notice, The Tudors, Prince Caspian/The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

29
93 85
Nina Dobrev is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
ines2000nogueira added The Vampire Diaries, Degrassi: The Next Generation

30
62 40
Elizabeth Montgomery - (Samant... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Elizabeth Montgomery - (Samantha Stevens) "Bewitched"

31
492 634
Amy Jo Johnson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Felicity, Power Rangers

32
55 27
Linda Evans is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Dynasty, The Big Valley, Hell's Kitchen

33
12 32
Troian Bellisario is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
DeniseGriscti added Pretty Little Liars

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30 40
Ellen Pompeo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Grey's Anatomy

35
34 25
Suzanne Somers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Three's Company, Step by Step, Candid Camera

36
847 1,332
Anna Belknap is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
CSI: NY, Medical Investigation, The Handler

37
629 1,123
Connie Britton is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
NicoleMann added American Horror Story, Friday Night Lights, Nashville

38
56 34
Maggie Q is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
DeniseGriscti added Nikita, Stalker

39
43 39
Sally Field - (Frances "G... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Sally Field - (Frances "Gidget" Lawrence) "Gidget"

40
69 47
Dana Delany is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Desperate Housewives, Superman: The Animated Series, Justice League

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50 44
Renée Felice Smith is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
MarineCristofani added NCIS: Los Angeles

42
29 21
Goldie Hawn "Laugh In&quo... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Goldie Hawn "Laugh In"

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40 41
Gretchen Corbett - (Beth Daven... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Gretchen Corbett - (Beth Davenport - Jim's Lawyer/Girlfriend) "The Rockford Files"

44
45 47
Diana Rigg - (Emma Peel) "... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Diana Rigg - (Emma Peel) "The Avengers"

45
28 21
Julie Newmar - (Catwoman) &quo... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Julie Newmar - (Catwoman) "Batman"

46
21 21
Donna Douglas is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
The Beverly Hillbillies

47
13 22
Dana Delaney is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Dana Delaney

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19 37
Ginnifer Goodwin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
MarineCristofani added Once Upon a Time, Big Love, Conan

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21 24
Connie Hines -"Mister Ed&... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
Connie Hines -"Mister Ed"

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21 25
Susan Dey is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list 2013 TV Awards: Best Actress in a Network Drama
L.A. Law, The Partridge Family, Goober and the Ghost Chasers