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NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

This page lists the winners and nominees for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series. It was known as the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series until 2000. Currently, Tracee Ellis Ross holds the record for most wins in this category, having won seven times.

NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
Awarded forOutstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
CountryUnited States
Presented byNAACP
First awarded1982
Currently held byTracee Ellis Ross
Black-ish (2018)
Websitenaacpimageawards.net

Contents

Winners and nomineesEdit

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.

1980sEdit

Year Actress Series Ref
1982
Marla Gibbs The Jeffersons [1]
1983
Marla Gibbs The Jeffersons [2]
1984 – 87 N/A
1988
Phylicia Rashad The Cosby Show [3]
Jasmine Guy A Different World
Anna Maria Horsford Amen
Daphne Maxwell Reid Frank's Place
Frances Williams
1989
Phylicia Rashad The Cosby Show [4]
Jasmine Guy A Different World
Anna Maria Horsford Amen
Daphne Maxwell Reid Frank's Place
Frances Williams

1990sEdit

Year Actress Series Ref
1990
Jasmine Guy A Different World [5]
1991
Jasmine Guy A Different World [6]
Janet Hubert-Whitten Fresh Prince of Bel Air
Phylicia Rashad The Cosby Show
Cree Summer A Different World
Raven-Symoné The Cosby Show
1992
Jasmine Guy A Different World [7]
1993
Jasmine Guy A Different World [8]
1994
Jasmine Guy A Different World [9]
1995
Jasmine Guy A Different World [10]
1996
Erika Alexander Living Single [11]
Tisha Campbell-Martin Martin
Kim Coles Living Single
Kim Fields
Queen Latifah
1997
Phylicia Rashad Cosby [12]
Erika Alexander Living Single
Tisha Campbell-Martin Martin
Kim Coles Living Single
Queen Latifah
1998
Kim Coles Living Single [13]
Brandy Moesha
Queen Latifah Living Single
Phylicia Rashad Cosby
1999
Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry Sister, Sister [14]
Brandy Moesha
Vivica A. Fox Getting Personal
Pam Grier Linc's
Holly Robinson Peete For Your Love

2000sEdit

Year Actress Series Ref
2000
Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry Sister, Sister [15]
Brandy Moesha
Pam Grier Linc's
Elise Neal The Hughleys
Holly Robinson Peete For Your Love
2001
Mo'Nique The Parkers [16]
Brandy Moesha
Elise Neal The Hughleys
Wendy Raquel Robinson The Steve Harvey Show
Holly Robinson Peete For Your Love
2002
Mo'Nique The Parkers [17]
Tisha Campbell-Martin My Wife and Kids
Tracee Ellis Ross Girlfriends
Wendy Raquel Robinson The Steve Harvey Show
Holly Robinson Peete For Your Love
2003
Tisha Campbell Martin My Wife and Kids [18]
Golden Brooks Girlfriends
Tracee Ellis Ross
Mo'Nique The Parkers
Kellita Smith The Bernie Mac Show
2004
Mo'Nique The Parkers [19]
Tisha Campbell-Martin My Wife and Kids
Tracee Ellis Ross Girlfriends
Whoopi Goldberg Whoopi
Kellita Smith The Bernie Mac Show
2005
Mo'Nique The Parkers [20]
Tisha Campbell-Martin My Wife and Kids
Tracee Ellis Ross Girlfriends
Eve Eve
Kellita Smith The Bernie Mac Show
2006
Tichina Arnold Everybody Hates Chris [21]
Tracee Ellis Ross Girlfriends
Jill Marie Jones
Holly Robinson Peete Love, Inc.
Rachel True Half & Half
2007
Tracee Ellis Ross Girlfriends [22]
Tichina Arnold Everybody Hates Chris
America Ferrera Ugly Betty
Maya Rudolph Saturday Night Live
Raven-Symoné That's So Raven
2008
America Ferrera Ugly Betty [23]
Tichina Arnold Everybody Hates Chris
Golden Brooks Girlfriends
Tracee Ellis Ross Girlfriends
Tia Mowry The Game
2009
Tracee Ellis Ross Girlfriends [24]
Tichina Arnold Everybody Hates Chris
Cassi Davis Tyler Perry's House of Payne
America Ferrera Ugly Betty
Tia Mowry The Game

2010sEdit

Year Actress Series Ref
2010
Cassi Davis Tyler Perry's House of Payne [25]
Tichina Arnold Everybody Hates Chris
America Ferrera Ugly Betty
C. C. H. Pounder Brothers
Sherri Shepherd Sherri
2011
Vanessa Williams Desperate Housewives [26]
Tatyana Ali Love That Girl!
Essence Atkins Are We There Yet?
Cassi Davis Tyler Perry's House of Payne
Salli Richardson-Whitfield Eureka
2012
Tracee Ellis Ross Reed Between the Lines [27]
Tatyana Ali Love That Girl!
Tia Mowry The Game
Wendy Raquel Robinson
Vanessa Williams Desperate Housewives
2013
Cassi Davis Tyler Perry's House of Payne [28]
Tatyana Ali Love That Girl!
Amber Riley Glee
Wendy Raquel Robinson The Game
Kellita Smith The First Family
2014
Wendy Raquel Robinson The Game [29]
Mindy Kaling The Mindy Project
Niecy Nash The Soul Man
Tasha Smith Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse
Aisha Tyler Archer
2015
Tracee Ellis Ross Black-ish [30]
Uzo Aduba Orange Is the New Black
Mindy Kaling The Mindy Project
Niecy Nash The Soul Man
Wendy Raquel Robinson The Game
2016
Tracee Ellis Ross Black-ish [31]
Uzo Aduba Orange Is the New Black
Loretta Devine The Carmichael Show
Wendy Raquel Robinson The Game
Gina Rodriguez Jane the Virgin
2017
Tracee Ellis Ross Black-ish [32]
Uzo Aduba Orange Is the New Black
Niecy Nash The Soul Man
Issa Rae Insecure
Keesha Sharp Lethal Weapon
2018
Tracee Ellis Ross Black-ish [33]
Danielle Brooks Orange Is the New Black
Issa Rae Insecure
Loretta Devine The Carmichael Show
Niecy Nash Claws

Multiple wins and nominationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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