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All Triple Crown Of Acting Winners, Ranked

Updated July 10, 2019 1.7k votes 274 voters 4.3k 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

    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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  • 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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    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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  • Academy Award

    2006: Won Best Actress for The Queen as Queen Elizabeth II

    Emmy Award

    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

    Tony Award

    2015: Won Best Actress in a Play for The Audience as Queen Elizabeth II

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