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All Triple Crown Of Acting Winners, Ranked 

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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.

Maggie Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All Triple Crown Of Acting Winners, Ranked
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Academy Award

1969: Won Best Actress for The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie as Jean Brodie

1978: Won Best Supporting Actress for California Suite as Diana Barrie 

Emmy Award

2003: Won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for My House in Umbria as Emily Delahunty

2011: Won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for Downtown Abbey as Violet Crawley

2012: Won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Downtown Abbey as Violet Crawley

2016: Won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Downtown Abbey as Violet Crawley

Tony Award 

1990: Won Best Actress in a Play for Lettice and Lovage as Lettice Douffet

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Frances McDormand is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All Triple Crown Of Acting Winners, Ranked
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Academy Award

1997: Won Best Actress for Fargo as Marge Gunderson 

2018: Won Best Actress for Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri as Mildred Hayes 

Emmy Award

2015: Won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for Olive Kitteridge as Olive Kitteridge

Tony Award

2011: Won Best Actress in a Play for Good People as Margie Walsh

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Al Pacino is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list All Triple Crown Of Acting Winners, Ranked
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Academy Award

1992: Won Best Actor for Scent of a Woman as Frank Slade

Emmy Award

2004: Won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie for Angels in America as Roy Cohn

2010: Won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie for You Don't Know Jack as Jack Kevorkian

Tony Award

1969: Won Best Featured Actor in a Play for Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie? as Bickham

1977: Won Best Actor in a Play for The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel as Pavlo Hummel

 

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Viola Davis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All Triple Crown Of Acting Winners, Ranked
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Academy Award

2016: Won Best Supporting Actress for Fences as Rose Lee Maxson

Emmy Award

2015: Won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for How to Get Away with Murder as Annalise Keating

Tony Award

2001: Won Best Featured Actress in a Play for King Hedley II as Tonya

2010: Won Best Actress in a Play for Fences as Rose Lee Maxson

 

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