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Pauline Collins, OBE (born 3 September 1940), is an English actress of stage, television, and film, who first came to prominence portraying Sarah Moffat
Sarah Moffat
in Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–73) and its spin-off, Thomas & Sarah (1979). In 1992, she released her autobiography, titled Letter to Louise.[1] Collins played the title role in the play Shirley Valentine, for which she won an Olivier Award in 1988, and Drama Desk and Tony Awards in 1989. She reprised the role in the 1989 film adaptation, winning the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and receiving Golden Globe and Academy Award
Academy Award
nominations. She also starred in the television dramas Forever Green
Forever Green
(1989–92) and The Ambassador (1998–99). Her other film appearances include City of Joy (1992), Paradise Road (1997), Albert Nobbs
Albert Nobbs
(2011), Quartet (2012), and The Time of Their Lives (2017).

Contents

1 Early life and career 2 Shirley Valentine
Shirley Valentine
and recent years 3 Personal life 4 TV and filmography 5 Awards and nominations 6 References 7 External links

Early life and career[edit] Collins was born in Exmouth, Devon, the daughter of Mary Honora (née Callanan), a schoolteacher, and William Henry Collins, a school headmaster.[2] She is of Irish extraction, and was brought up as a Roman Catholic in Wallasey near Liverpool.[3] Her great-uncle was Irish poet Jeremiah Joseph Callanan.[4] Collins was educated at Sacred Heart High School.[5] and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama
Central School of Speech and Drama
in London. Before turning to acting, she worked as a teacher until 1962. She made her stage debut at Windsor in A Gazelle in Park Lane in 1962 and her West End debut in Passion Flower Hotel
Passion Flower Hotel
in 1965. During the play's run, she made her first film, Secrets of a Windmill Girl, released in 1966. More stage roles followed. Collins played Samantha Briggs in the 1967 Doctor Who
Doctor Who
serial The Faceless Ones and was offered the chance to continue in the series as a new companion for the Doctor, but declined the invitation. Other early TV credits include the UK's first medical soap Emergency - Ward 10 (1960), and the pilot episode and first series of The Liver Birds, both in 1969. Collins first became well known for her role as the maid Sarah in the 1970s ITV drama series Upstairs, Downstairs. The character appeared regularly throughout the first two series, the second of which also starred her actor husband, John Alderton, with whom she later starred in a spin-off, Thomas & Sarah (1979), and the sitcom No, Honestly written by Terence Brady and Charlotte Bingham, as well as in a series of short story adaptations called Wodehouse Playhouse (1975–78). She co-narrated the animated British children's TV series Little Miss with husband John Alderton
John Alderton
in 1983. In connection with her Upstairs, Downstairs role, Collins recorded a 1973 single for Decca: What Are We Going to Do with Uncle Arthur? (performed by her character several times during the series) b/w With Every Passing Day (a vocal version of the show's theme).[6] She was a subject of the television programme This Is Your Life in April 1972 when she was surprised by Eamonn Andrews. Shirley Valentine
Shirley Valentine
and recent years[edit] In 1988, Collins starred in the one-woman play Shirley Valentine
Shirley Valentine
in London, reprising the role on Broadway in 1989 and in the 1989 film version. The film won a number of awards and nominations. She was voted sexiest woman in Britain in 1990. After Shirley Valentine, Collins again starred alongside her husband in the popular ITV drama series Forever Green
Forever Green
created and written by Terence Brady and Charlotte Bingham in which the fictitious couple escape the city with their children to start a new life in the country. It ran from 1989 to 1992 over 18 episodes. Collins' film credits include 1992's City of Joy, 1995's My Mother's Courage, 1997's Paradise Road, and 2002's Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War, which also featured Alderton. In 1999 and 2000, Collins starred as Harriet Smith in the BBC television drama Ambassador, where she played the lead role of the British ambassador to Ireland. Other television credits include The Saint, The Wednesday Play, Armchair Theatre, Play for Today, Tales of the Unexpected, Country Matters and The Black Tower. In 2002, she guest starred in Man and Boy, the dramatisation of Tony Parsons' best-seller. In 2005 she appeared as Mrs. Gamp in the BBC production of Charles Dickens' Bleak House. In 2006, she became only the third actor to have been in both the original and new series of Doctor Who, appearing in the episode "Tooth and Claw" as Queen Victoria. Later in 2006, she appeared in Extinct, a programme where eight celebrities campaigned on behalf of an animal to save it from extinction. Collins campaigned to save the Bengal tiger
Bengal tiger
and won the public vote. In December 2007, she appeared as the fairy godmother in the pantomime Cinderella
Cinderella
at the Old Vic
Old Vic
in London. In 2011, she was cast as part of Sky 1's new comedy-drama Mount Pleasant. She played the role of Sue, Lisa's mum, in the first two series running into 2012. She didn't return to the third series in 2013, and her character was killed off in the fourth series in 2014. Collins was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
in the 2001 Birthday Honours for services to drama.[7] Personal life[edit] Collins married actor John Alderton
John Alderton
in 1969 and lives in Hampstead, London, with her husband and their three children, Nicholas, Kate and Richard. She also has an older daughter with actor Tony Rohr, Louise, whom she gave up for adoption. They were reunited when Louise was 22 years old. TV and filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes

1963 Emergency – Ward 10 Nurse Elliott Phil Brown TV Series (1 Episode)

1966 Secrets of a Windmill Girl Pat Lord Arnold L. Miller

The Marriage Lines Jean Robin Nash TV Series (1 Episode : "Big Business")

Pardon the Expression Miss Wainwright / Val Michael Cox TV Series (3 Episodes)

The Corridor People Syrie's maid David Boisseau TV Series (1 Episode : "Victim as Black")

Theatre 625 Clara James Ferman TV Series (1 Episode : "Amerika")

The Saint Marie-Therese Gordon Flemyng TV Series (1 Episode : "The Better Mousetrap")

Blackmail Freida Straker

TV Series (1 Episode : "Please Do Not Disturb")

The Three Musketeers Kitty Peter Hammond TV (1 Episode : "Branded")

The Making of Jericho

TV film

1967 Doctor Who Samantha Briggs Gerry Mill The Faceless Ones
The Faceless Ones
(6 Episodes)

Softly, Softly Marilyn Bill Hays TV Series (1 Episode : "Somebody Important")

1968 B and B Chantal

TV Series (1 Episode : "Pilot: B and B")

Armchair Theatre Betty / Mary Murtagh Guy Verney Marc Miller TV Series (2 Episodes)

1969 The Old Campaigner Winnie Haldane

TV Series (1 Episode : "French Farce")

Comedy Playhouse Dawn / Marjorie

TV Series (2 Episodes)

The Liver Birds Dawn

TV Series (5 Episodes)

The Wednesday Play Angelina / Joan Percival Marc Miller (X2) John Mackenzie TV Series (2 Episodes)

Parkin's Patch Doreen Ashworth Raymond Menmuir TV Series (1 Episode : "A Pair of Good Shoes")

1970 The Mating Machine Elizabeth Howard Ross TV Series (1 Episode : "Who Sleeps on the Right?")

1972 Thirty-Minute Theatre The Girl Gilchrist Calder TV Series (1 Episode : "King's Cross Lunch Hour")

Country Matters Ruby

TV Mini-Series (1 Episode : "Crippled Bloom")

1971–1973 Upstairs, Downstairs Sarah Moffat Various directors TV Series (13 Episodes) Nominated – British Academy Television Award for Best Actress

1973 Armchair 30 Carol Piers Haggard TV Series (1 Episode : "Carol's Story")

1974 No, Honestly Clara Burrell-Danby David Askey TV Series (13 Episodes)

1975 BBC Play of the Month Lady Teazle Stuart Burge TV Series (1 Episode : "The School for Scandal")

1975–1976 Wodehouse Playhouse Various characters Various directors TV Series (13 Episodes)

1979 Thomas & Sarah Sarah Moffat Various directors TV Series (13 Episodes)

Play for Today Eileen Stephen Frears TV Series (1 Episode : "Long Distance Information")

1980 Tales of the Unexpected Pat Lewis Graham Evans TV Series (1 Episode : "A Girl Can't Always Have Everything")

1983 Little Misses and the Mr. Men Narrator Trevor Bond Terry Ward TV Series

1984 Knockback Sylvia Piers Haggard (X2) TV Movie Nominated – CableACE Awards for Best Actress in a Theatrical or Dramatic Special

1985 Tropical Moon Over Dorking Myra Robert Chetwyn TV Movie

The Black Tower Maggie Hewson Ronald Wilson TV Mini-Series (5 Episodes)

1988 Tales of the Unexpected Eve Peregrine Barry Davis TV Series (1 Episode : "The Colonel's Lady")

1989–1992 Forever Green Harriet Boult David Giles Sarah Hellings Christopher King TV Series (18 Episodes)

1989 Shirley Valentine Shirley Valentine-Bradshaw Lewis Gilbert BAFTA
BAFTA
Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role Evening Standard British Film Awards – Best Actress Golden Apple Award – Female Discovery of the Year Nominated – Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Actress Nominated – Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy

1992 City of Joy Joan Bethel Roland Joffé

1995 My Mother's Courage Elsa Tabori Michael Verhoeven

1996 Flowers of the Forest Aileen Matthews Michael Whyte TV Movie

1997 Paradise Road Daisy 'Margaret' Drummond Bruce Beresford

1998–1999 The Ambassador Harriet Smith Various directors TV Series (13 Episodes)

2000 Little Grey Rabbit

Jean Flynn TV Series

One Life Stand Karaoke Crowd May Miles Thomas

2002 Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War Thelma Caldicot Ian Sharp

Man and Boy Betty Silver Simon Curtis TV Movie

2003 Sparkling Cyanide Dr. Catherine Kendall Tristram Powell TV Movie

2005 Bleak House Maud Havisham Flite Justin Chadwick Susanna White TV Series (10 Episodes)

2006 Doctor Who Queen Victoria Euros Lyn TV Series (1 Episode : "Tooth and Claw")

What We Did on Our Holiday Lil Taylor Jeremy Webb TV Movie

2009 From Time to Time Mrs. Tweedie Julian Fellowes

2010 Agatha Christie's Marple Thyrza Grey Andy Hay TV Series (1 Episode : "The Pale Horse")

Merlin Alice Alice Troughton TV Series (1 Episode : "Love in the Time of Dragons")

You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger Cristal Woody Allen

2011 Albert Nobbs Margaret 'Madge' Baker Rodrigo García

2011–2012 Mount Pleasant Sue Dewi Humphreys Ian Barnes Dermot Boyd TV Series (14 Episodes)

2012 Quartet Cissy Robson Dustin Hoffman

2015 Dough Joanna John Goldschmidt

The Time of Their Lives Priscilla Roger Goldby Post-Production

2015–2016 Dickensian Mrs Gamp Tony Jordan Various Tony Jordan TV Series (20 Episodes)

2017 The Time of Their Lives Priscilla Roger Goldby

2017 Byrd and the Bees Beatrice Finola Hughes Pre-Production

Awards and nominations[edit]

Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress (winner) Tony Award
Tony Award
in 1989 for Best Actress in a Play (winner)[8] Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut (winner) Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play (winner) Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Actress (winner) Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Actress (nominee) Golden Globe Award
Golden Globe Award
for Best Actress, Comedy or Musical (nominee) BAFTA
BAFTA
for Best Film Actress (winner)

References[edit]

^ Collins, Letter to Louise. Retrieved 1 December 2016 ^ " Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
Biography (1940–)". filmreference.com.  ^ Pauline, Collins. (28 March 1999). " Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
– My secret for a good marriage? Give", Interviewed by Sharon Feinstein, Sunday Mirror. Retrieved 13 May 2010. "But I was very worried about taking it on because I'm not Jewish. I'm a Liverpool
Liverpool
Irish Catholic and this role was such a responsibility because it involved a huge and emotive part of the history of the Jewish race." ^ Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
biography Archived 24 September 2015 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved 21 July 2015 ^ "Actress Pauline Collins, age 75, and husband John Alderman, married since 1969, planning something special for their 50th anniversary??". 14 January 2016.  ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 July 2011. Retrieved 27 July 2011.  ^ "No. 56237". The London Gazette
The London Gazette
(Supplement). 16 June 2001. p. 10.  ^ " Tony Award
Tony Award
winners in 1989". Retrieved 5 June 2016. 

External links[edit]

Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
at the Internet Broadway Database
Internet Broadway Database
Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
on IMDb Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
images 2001 profile Article about Collins' receipt of the OBE Pauline Collins(Aveleyman) Pauline Collins' appearance on This Is Your Life

Awards for Pauline Collins

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BAFTA
BAFTA
Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role

1952–1967

Vivien Leigh
Vivien Leigh
British, Simone Signoret
Simone Signoret
Foreign (1952) Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
British, Leslie Caron
Leslie Caron
Foreign (1953) Yvonne Mitchell
Yvonne Mitchell
British, Cornell Borchers
Cornell Borchers
Foreign (1954) Katie Johnson British, Betsy Blair
Betsy Blair
Foreign (1955) Virginia McKenna
Virginia McKenna
British, Anna Magnani
Anna Magnani
Foreign (1956) Heather Sears
Heather Sears
British, Simone Signoret
Simone Signoret
Foreign (1957) Irene Worth
Irene Worth
British, Simone Signoret
Simone Signoret
Foreign (1958) Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
British, Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
Foreign (1959) Rachel Roberts British, Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
Foreign (1960) Dora Bryan
Dora Bryan
British, Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
Foreign (1961) Leslie Caron
Leslie Caron
British, Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
Foreign (1962) Rachel Roberts British, Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal
Foreign (1963) Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
British, Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
Foreign (1964) Julie Christie
Julie Christie
British, Patricia Neal
Patricia Neal
Foreign (1965) Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor
British, Jeanne Moreau
Jeanne Moreau
Foreign (1966) Edith Evans
Edith Evans
British, Anouk Aimée
Anouk Aimée
Foreign (1967)

1968–present

Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn
(1968) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1969) Katharine Ross
Katharine Ross
(1970) Glenda Jackson
Glenda Jackson
(1971) Liza Minnelli
Liza Minnelli
(1972) Stéphane Audran (1973) Joanne Woodward
Joanne Woodward
(1974) Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
(1975) Louise Fletcher
Louise Fletcher
(1976) Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton
(1977) Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda
(1978) Jane Fonda
Jane Fonda
(1979) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
(1980) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1981) Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn
(1982) Julie Walters
Julie Walters
(1983) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1984) Peggy Ashcroft
Peggy Ashcroft
(1985) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1986) Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
(1987) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1988) Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
(1989) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1990) Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
(1991) Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
(1992) Holly Hunter
Holly Hunter
(1993) Susan Sarandon
Susan Sarandon
(1994) Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
(1995) Brenda Blethyn
Brenda Blethyn
(1996) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1997) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(1998) Annette Bening
Annette Bening
(1999) Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
(2000) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(2001) Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
(2002) Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson
(2003) Imelda Staunton
Imelda Staunton
(2004) Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon
(2005) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2006) Marion Cotillard
Marion Cotillard
(2007) Kate Winslet
Kate Winslet
(2008) Carey Mulligan
Carey Mulligan
(2009) Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
(2010) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2011) Emmanuelle Riva
Emmanuelle Riva
(2012) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2013) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(2014) Brie Larson
Brie Larson
(2015) Emma Stone
Emma Stone
(2016) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(2017)

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Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play

Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
(1975) Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(1976) Irene Worth
Irene Worth
(1977) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1978) Constance Cummings
Constance Cummings
/ Carole Shelley
Carole Shelley
(1979) Pat Carroll (1980) Joan Copeland
Joan Copeland
(1981) Zoe Caldwell (1982) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1983) Joan Allen
Joan Allen
(1984) Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(1985) Lily Tomlin
Lily Tomlin
(1986) Linda Lavin
Linda Lavin
(1987) Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing
(1988) Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
(1989) Geraldine James (1990) Mercedes Ruehl
Mercedes Ruehl
(1991) Laura Esterman (1992) Jane Alexander
Jane Alexander
(1993) Myra Carter (1994) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(1995) Zoe Caldwell (1996) Janet McTeer
Janet McTeer
(1997) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(1998) Kathleen Chalfant (1999) Eileen Heckart (2000) Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
(2001) Lindsay Duncan
Lindsay Duncan
(2002) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(2003) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
/ Phylicia Rashad
Phylicia Rashad
(2004) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(2005) Lois Smith
Lois Smith
(2006) Eve Best
Eve Best
(2007) Deanna Dunagan (2008) Janet McTeer
Janet McTeer
(2009) Jan Maxwell
Jan Maxwell
(2010) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(2011) Tracie Bennett (2012) Cicely Tyson
Cicely Tyson
(2013) Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
(2014) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2015) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(2016) Laura Linney
Laura Linney
(2017)

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Drama League's Distinguished Performance Award

Katharine Cornell
Katharine Cornell
(1935) Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
(1936) Maurice Evans (1937) Cedric Hardwicke
Cedric Hardwicke
(1938) Raymond Massey
Raymond Massey
(1939) Paul Muni
Paul Muni
(1940) Paul Lukas
Paul Lukas
(1941) Judith Evelyn
Judith Evelyn
(1942) Alfred Lunt
Alfred Lunt
(1943) Lynn Fontanne
Lynn Fontanne
(1944) Mady Christians
Mady Christians
(1945) Louis Calhern
Louis Calhern
(1946) Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
(1947) Judith Anderson
Judith Anderson
(1948) Robert Morley
Robert Morley
(1949) Grace George
Grace George
(1950) Claude Rains
Claude Rains
(1951) Julie Harris (1952) Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
(1953) Josephine Hull (1954) Viveca Lindfors
Viveca Lindfors
(1955) David Wayne
David Wayne
(1956) Eli Wallach
Eli Wallach
(1957) Ralph Bellamy
Ralph Bellamy
(1958) Cyril Ritchard
Cyril Ritchard
(1959) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1960) Hume Cronyn
Hume Cronyn
(1961) Paul Scofield
Paul Scofield
(1962) Charles Boyer
Charles Boyer
(1963) Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
(1964) John Gielgud
John Gielgud
(1965) Richard Kiley
Richard Kiley
(1966) Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(1967) Zoe Caldwell (1968) Alec McCowen
Alec McCowen
(1969) James Stewart
James Stewart
(1970) Anthony Quayle
Anthony Quayle
(1971) Eileen Atkins / Claire Bloom
Claire Bloom
(1972) Alan Bates
Alan Bates
(1973) Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
(1974) John Wood (1975) Eva Le Gallienne
Eva Le Gallienne
(1976) Tom Courtenay
Tom Courtenay
(1977) Frank Langella
Frank Langella
(1978) Frances Sternhagen
Frances Sternhagen
(1979) Roy Scheider
Roy Scheider
(1980) Ian McKellen
Ian McKellen
(1981) Milo O'Shea
Milo O'Shea
(1982) Edward Herrmann
Edward Herrmann
/ Kate Nelligan (1983) Jeremy Irons
Jeremy Irons
(1984) Derek Jacobi
Derek Jacobi
(1985) Bernadette Peters
Bernadette Peters
(1986) James Earl Jones
James Earl Jones
(1987) John Lithgow
John Lithgow
(1988) Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
(1989) Robert Morse
Robert Morse
(1990) Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing
(1991) Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(1992) Stephen Rea
Stephen Rea
(1993) Sam Waterston
Sam Waterston
(1994) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(1995) Uta Hagen
Uta Hagen
(1996) Charles Durning
Charles Durning
/ Bebe Neuwirth
Bebe Neuwirth
(1997) Brian Stokes Mitchell
Brian Stokes Mitchell
(1998) Kathleen Chalfant (1999) Eileen Heckart (2000) Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
/ Gary Sinise
Gary Sinise
(2001) Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson
(2002) Harvey Fierstein
Harvey Fierstein
(2003) Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman
(2004) Norbert Leo Butz
Norbert Leo Butz
(2005) Christine Ebersole
Christine Ebersole
(2006) Liev Schreiber
Liev Schreiber
(2007) Patti LuPone
Patti LuPone
(2008) Geoffrey Rush
Geoffrey Rush
(2009) Alfred Molina
Alfred Molina
(2010) Mark Rylance
Mark Rylance
(2011) Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
(2012) Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
(2013) Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris
(2014) Chita Rivera
Chita Rivera
(2015) Lin-Manuel Miranda
Lin-Manuel Miranda
(2016) Ben Platt (2017)

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Laurence Olivier Award for Actress of the Year in a New Play

Peggy Ashcroft
Peggy Ashcroft
(1976) Alison Fiske (1977) Joan Plowright
Joan Plowright
(1978) Jane Lapotaire (1979) Frances de la Tour (1980) Elizabeth Quinn (1981) Rosemary Leach (1982) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1983) Thuli Dumakude (1984) Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
(1988)

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Tony Award
Tony Award
for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play

Ingrid Bergman
Ingrid Bergman
/ Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
(1947) Judith Anderson
Judith Anderson
/ Katharine Cornell
Katharine Cornell
/ Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1948) Martita Hunt (1949) Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
(1950) Uta Hagen
Uta Hagen
(1951) Julie Harris (1952) Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
(1953) Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
(1954) Nancy Kelly
Nancy Kelly
(1955) Julie Harris (1956) Margaret Leighton
Margaret Leighton
(1957) Helen Hayes
Helen Hayes
(1958) Gertrude Berg
Gertrude Berg
(1959) Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
(1960) Joan Plowright
Joan Plowright
(1961) Margaret Leighton
Margaret Leighton
(1962) Uta Hagen
Uta Hagen
(1963) Sandy Dennis (1964) Irene Worth
Irene Worth
(1965) Rosemary Harris
Rosemary Harris
(1966) Beryl Reid
Beryl Reid
(1967) Zoe Caldwell (1968) Julie Harris (1969) Tammy Grimes
Tammy Grimes
(1970) Maureen Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
(1971) Sada Thompson
Sada Thompson
(1972) Julie Harris (1973) Colleen Dewhurst
Colleen Dewhurst
(1974) Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
(1975) Irene Worth
Irene Worth
(1976) Julie Harris (1977) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1978) Constance Cummings
Constance Cummings
/ Carole Shelley
Carole Shelley
(1979) Phyllis Frelich (1980) Jane Lapotaire (1981) Zoe Caldwell (1982) Jessica Tandy
Jessica Tandy
(1983) Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(1984) Stockard Channing
Stockard Channing
(1985) Lily Tomlin
Lily Tomlin
(1986) Linda Lavin
Linda Lavin
(1987) Joan Allen
Joan Allen
(1988) Pauline Collins
Pauline Collins
(1989) Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
(1990) Mercedes Ruehl
Mercedes Ruehl
(1991) Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(1992) Madeline Kahn
Madeline Kahn
(1993) Diana Rigg
Diana Rigg
(1994) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(1995) Zoe Caldwell (1996) Janet McTeer
Janet McTeer
(1997) Marie Mullen (1998) Judi Dench
Judi Dench
(1999) Jennifer Ehle
Jennifer Ehle
(2000) Mary-Louise Parker
Mary-Louise Parker
(2001) Lindsay Duncan
Lindsay Duncan
(2002) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(2003) Phylicia Rashad
Phylicia Rashad
(2004) Cherry Jones
Cherry Jones
(2005) Cynthia Nixon
Cynthia Nixon
(2006) Julie White
Julie White
(2007) Deanna Dunagan (2008) Marcia Gay Harden
Marcia Gay Harden
(2009) Viola Davis
Viola Davis
(2010) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(2011) Nina Arianda (2012) Cicely Tyson
Cicely Tyson
(2013) Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
(2014) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(2015) Jessica Lange
Jessica Lange
(2016) Laurie Metcalf
Laurie Metcalf
(2017)

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