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Who Will Win Best Actress In A Drama At The 2019 Emmys?  

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List Rules Vote up the actress you think will win for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama series at the 2019 Emmy Awards.

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The 2019 Emmy nominations are in, so get ready to make your predictions. Whether you're in an Emmy pool or just like to compete against yourself for the most accurate Emmys 2019 predictions, you've come to the right place.

Below, you'll find the nominees for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for the 71st Primetime Emmys, ranked by who is most likely to walk away with the coveted award.

The best actress in a drama series is a prestigious award, and the competition in this category is fierce. Emilia Clarke is nominated for her work as the fiery, fearless mother of dragons, Daenerys Targaryen on Game of Thrones. Perhaps she's at the top of the list for your Emmy winner predictions 2019. But Viola Davis is also competing, in her fifth nomination, for her work as Annalise Keating on How To Get Away With Murder.

It's the sixth nomination for Robin Wright, who plays the fearsome Claire Underwood on Netflix's House of Cards. Is 2019 finally her year? Not if Sandra Oh capitalizes on the excitement from her Golden Globes win for playing Eve Polastri in Killing Eve. Four-time winner Laura Linney is also a contender, nominated for her role as Wendy Byrde on Ozark

But you also can't count out first-time nominees for best actress Emmys 2019 - Mandy Moore for her role as Rebecca Pearson on ABC's beloved series This Is Us, and Jodie Comer as Villanelle on Killing Eve.

Who will leave with an Emmy for best actress on Sunday, September 22? Show off your Emmy awards predictions and vote up the actress you think is most deserving of the trophy. 

Emilia Clarke is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Will Win Best Actress In A Drama At The 2019 Emmys?
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Daenerys Targaryen on Game of Thrones

Previous nominations: 

2016: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Game of Thrones as Daenerys Targaryen

2015: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Game of Thrones as Daenerys Targaryen

2013: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Game of Thrones as Daenerys Targaryen

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Jodie Comer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Will Win Best Actress In A Drama At The 2019 Emmys?
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Villanelle on Killing Eve

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Sandra Oh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Will Win Best Actress In A Drama At The 2019 Emmys?
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Eve Polastri on Killing Eve

Other nominations:

2019: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for Saturday Night Live

Previous nominations:

2018: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Killing Eve as Eve Polastri

2009: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Grey's Anatomy as Cristina Yang

2008: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Grey's Anatomy as Cristina Yang

2007: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Grey's Anatomy as Cristina Yang

2006: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Grey's Anatomy as Cristina Yang

2005: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Grey's Anatomy as Cristina Yang

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Robin Wright is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Will Win Best Actress In A Drama At The 2019 Emmys?
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Claire Underwood on House of Cards

Previous nominations:

2017: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for House of Cards as Claire Underwood

2016: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for House of Cards as Claire Underwood

2015: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for House of Cards as Claire Underwood

2014: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for House of Cards as Claire Underwood

2013: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for House of Cards as Claire Underwood

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