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.
1990: Won Best Actor for Reversal of Fortune as Claus von Bülow
2005: Won Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie for Elizabeth I as the Earl of Leicester
1984: Won Best Actor in a Play for The Real Thing as Henry
1974: Won Best Actress for Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore as Alice Hyatt
2008: Won Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Bernie Stabler
2012: Won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for Political Animals as Margaret Barrish
1975: Won Best Actress in a Play for Same Time, Next Year as Doris Peters
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 Grey
1977: Won Best Supporting Actress for Julia as Julia
1981: Won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for Playing for Time as Fania Fénelon
2000: Won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for If These Walls Could Talk 2 as Edith Tree
2003: Won Best Actress in a Play for Long Day's Journey into Night as Mary Cavan Tyrone