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Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series

The Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series is an award presented annually by the Critics' Choice Television Awards to recognize the work of television actresses in the drama genre. It was introduced in 2011 when the awards ceremony was first initiated. The winners are voted for by television critics who are members of the Broadcast Television Critics Association.

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Winners and nomineesEdit

  indicates the winner

2010sEdit

Year Actress Series Role
2011 Julianna Margulies The Good Wife Alicia Florrick
Connie Britton Friday Night Lights Tami Taylor
Mireille Enos The Killing Det. Sarah Linden
Elisabeth Moss Mad Men Peggy Olson
Katey Sagal Sons of Anarchy Gemma Teller Morrow
Anna Torv Fringe Olivia Dunham
2012[1] Claire Danes Homeland Carrie Mathison
Michelle Dockery Downton Abbey Lady Mary Crawley
Julianna Margulies The Good Wife Alicia Florrick
Elisabeth Moss Mad Men Peggy Olson
Emmy Rossum Shameless Fiona Gallagher
Katey Sagal Sons of Anarchy Gemma Teller Morrow
2013[2] Tatiana Maslany Orphan Black Various Characters
Claire Danes Homeland Carrie Mathison
Vera Farmiga Bates Motel Norma Bates
Julianna Margulies The Good Wife Alicia Florrick
Elisabeth Moss Mad Men Peggy Olson
Keri Russell The Americans Elizabeth Jennings
2014 Tatiana Maslany Orphan Black Various Characters
Lizzy Caplan Masters of Sex Virginia Johnson
Vera Farmiga Bates Motel Norma Bates
Julianna Margulies The Good Wife Alicia Florrick
Keri Russell The Americans Elizabeth Jennings
Robin Wright House of Cards Claire Underwood
2015[3] Taraji P. Henson Empire Cookie Lyon
Viola Davis How to Get Away with Murder Professor Annalise Keating
Vera Farmiga Bates Motel Norma Bates
Eva Green Penny Dreadful Vanessa Ives
Julianna Margulies The Good Wife Alicia Florrick
Keri Russell The Americans Elizabeth Jennings
2016[4] Carrie Coon The Leftovers Nora Durst
Shiri Appleby UnREAL Rachel Goldberg
Viola Davis How to Get Away with Murder Professor Annalise Keating
Eva Green Penny Dreadful Vanessa Ives
Taraji P. Henson Empire Cookie Lyon
Krysten Ritter Jessica Jones Jessica Jones
2016 (2)[5] Evan Rachel Wood Westworld Dolores Abernathy
Caitriona Balfe Outlander Claire Fraser
Viola Davis How to Get Away with Murder Professor Annalise Keating, J.D.
Tatiana Maslany Orphan Black Various Characters
Keri Russell The Americans Elizabeth Jennings
Robin Wright House of Cards Claire Underwood

Multiple winsEdit

2 wins

Multiple nominationsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2012 Critics' Choice Television Awards". BFJA. June 6, 2012. Retrieved June 6, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Critics' Choice Television Awards". Critics' Choice Awards. May 22, 2013. Archived from the original on June 2, 2012. Retrieved May 22, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Critics’ Choice Awards Winners: Updated List". Critics' Choice Awards. May 31, 2015. Retrieved May 31, 2015. 
  4. ^ "2016 Critics’ Choice Awards Nominations". Critics' Choice Awards. December 14, 2015. Retrieved December 14, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Critics’ Choice TV Nominations Unveiled". Critics' Choice Awards. November 14, 2016. Retrieved November 14, 2016.