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All Triple Crown Of Acting Winners, Ranked

Updated July 10, 2019 1.7k votes 263 voters 4.2k views24 items

List RulesVote up the most amazing performers to win an Oscar, an Emmy, and a Tony

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.

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    Academy Award

    1961: Won Best Supporting Actress for West Side Story as Anita

    Emmy Award

    1977: Won Outstanding Continuing or Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Variety or Music Program for The Muppet Show as herself

    1978: Won Outstanding Lead Actress for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series for The Rockford Files as Rita Capkovic

    Tony Award

    1975: Won Best Featured Actress in a Play for The Ritz as Googie Gomez

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  • Academy Award

    1990: Won Best Actor for Reversal of Fortune as Claus von Bülow 

    Emmy Award

    2005: Won Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie for Elizabeth I as the Earl of Leicester

    Tony Award 

    1984: Won Best Actor in a Play for The Real Thing as Henry

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  • Academy Award

    1996: Won Best Actor for Shine as David Helfgott 

    Emmy Award 

    2004: Won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie for The Life and Death of Peter Sellers as Peter Sellers 

    Tony Award

    2009: Won Best Actor in a Play for Exit the King as  King Berenger

     

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    Academy Award

    1962: Won Best Actress for The Miracle Worker as Anne Sullivan

    Emmy Award

    1999: Won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for Deep for My Heart as Geraldine "Gerry" Eileen Cummins 

    Tony Award 

    1958: Won Best Actress in a Play for Two for the Seesaw as Gittel Mosca

    1959: Won Best Actress in a Play for The Miracle Worker as Anne Sullivan

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