Triple Crown of Acting winners are more common than EGOT winners, but the achievement is no less spectacular. Actors who have won an Oscar, Emmy, and Tony have all ascended to the top of their professions on the big screen, the small screen, and the stage.
Some of the most famous performers of all time can count themselves among the Triple Crown actors, with the likes of Al Pacino, Ingrid Bergman, and Helen Mirren all accomplishing the feat. Some actors had tremendous bursts of success, such as Paul Scofield who won all three awards in a span of just eight years, while others like Glenda Jackson and Jessica Tandy waited more than 40 years to complete the achievement.
But which of these performers has been the most impressive throughout his or her career? Which Triple Crown of acting winners have left their mark on the pop culture landscape and given performances that will be remembered forever. Vote up your favorites below, then head over and check out all the EGOT winners in history.
2006: Won Best Actress for The Queen as Queen Elizabeth II
1996: Won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for Prime Suspect: The Scent of Darkness as Jane Tennison
1999: Won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for The Passion of Ayn Rand as Ayn Rand
2006: Won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for Elizabeth I as Queen Elizabeth I
2007: Won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for Prime Suspect: The Final Act as Jane Tennison
2015: Won Best Actress in a Play for The Audience as Queen Elizabeth II9520Is this performer amazing?
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1997: Won Best Actress for Fargo as Marge Gunderson
2018: Won Best Actress for Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri as Mildred Hayes
2015: Won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for Olive Kitteridge as Olive Kitteridge
2011: Won Best Actress in a Play for Good People as Margie Walsh8011Is this performer amazing?
1944: Won Best Actress for Gaslight as Paula Alquist Anton
1956: Won Best Actress for Anastasia as Anna Koreff
1974: Won Best Supporting Actress for Murder on the Orient Express as Greta Ohlsson
1959: Won Outstanding Single Performance by an Actress for Startime episode "The Turn of the Screw" as the governess
1982: Won Best Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for A Woman Called Golda as Golda Meir (posthumous)
1947: Won Best Actress in a Play for Joan of Lorraine as Joan of Arc and Mary Grey7010Is this performer amazing?
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2012: Won Best Supporting Actor for Beginners as Hal Fields
1977: Won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie for The Moneychangers as Roscoe Heyward
1994: Won Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for Madeline as the narrator
1974: Won Best Actor in a Musical for Cyrano as Cyrano de Bergerac
1997: Won Best Actor in a Play for Barrymore as John Barrymore549Is this performer amazing?