Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy (1970–1989)

Posted May 4, 2011
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  1. Cher
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    Cher

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    Cher (/ˈʃɛər/; born Cherilyn Sarkisian on May 20, 1946) is an American singer, actress, and fashion icon. Described as embodying female autonomy in a male-dominated industry, she is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice and for having worked in numerous areas of entertainment, as well as adopting a variety of styles and appearances during her five-decade-long career, which has led to her being nicknamed the Goddess of Pop.


  2. Jamie Lee Curtis
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    Jamie Lee Curtis

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Lady Haden-Guest (born November 22, 1958) is an American actress and author.


  3. Shelley Long
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    Shelley Long

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    Shelley Lee Long (born August 23, 1949) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Diane Chambers in the sitcom Cheers, for which she received five Emmy nominations, winning in 1983 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. She won two Golden Globe Awards for the role. Long reprised her role as Diane Chambers in four episodes of the spinoff Frasier, for which she received an additional guest star Emmy nomination. From 2009 to 2012, she had a recurring role as DeDe Pritchett on the ABC comedy series Modern Family.


  4. Mary Tyler Moore
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    Mary Tyler Moore

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    Mary Tyler Moore (born December 29, 1936) is an American actress, primarily known for her roles in television sitcoms, including The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970–77), in which she starred as Mary Richards, a thirty-something single woman who worked as a local news producer in Minneapolis, and, earlier, The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–66), in which she played Laura Petrie, a former dancer turned Westchester homemaker, wife and mother. Her notable film work includes 1967's Thoroughly Modern Millie and 1980's Ordinary People, in which she played a role that was very different from the television characters she had portrayed, and for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress.


  5. Cybill Shepherd
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    Cybill Shepherd

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    Cybill Lynne Shepherd (born February 18, 1950) is an American actress, singer and former model.


  6. Debbie Allen
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    Debbie Allen

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    Deborrah Kaye “Debbie” Allen (born January 16, 1950) is an American actress, dancer, choreographer, television director, television producer, and a member of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities. She is perhaps best known for her work on the 1982 musical-drama television series Fame, where she portrayed dance teacher Lydia Grant, and served as the series' principal choreographer. She plays Catherine Avery on Grey's Anatomy. She is the younger sister of actress/director/singer Phylicia Rashād.


  7. Katherine Helmond
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    Katherine Helmond

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    Katherine Marie Helmond (born July 5, 1929) is an American film, theater and television actress, voice artist and director. In her four decades of television, she is known for playing Emily Dickinson on Meeting of Minds, but is best known for her starring role as the matriarch Jessica Tate on the ABC prime time soap opera sitcom, Soap (1977–1981), her co-starring role as feisty mother, Mona Robinson on Who's the Boss? (1984–1992), opposite Tony Danza. She also played more mothers, Doris Sherman on Coach, and Lois Whelan on Everybody Loves Raymond. She has also appeared as a guest on several talk and variety shows.


  8. Candice Bergen
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    Candice Bergen

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    Candice Patricia Bergen (born May 9, 1946) is an American actress and former fashion model. She won five Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards for her ten seasons as the title character on the CBS sitcom Murphy Brown (1988–98). She is also known for her role as Shirley Schmidt on the ABC drama Boston Legal (2005–08). She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Starting Over (1979), and for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Gandhi (1982).


  9. Carol Burnett
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    Carol Burnett

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    Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) is an American actress, comedian, singer, and writer, whose career spans six decades of television. She is best known for her long-running TV variety show, The Carol Burnett Show, for CBS. She has achieved success on stage, television, and film in varying genres including dramatic and comedy roles. She also has appeared on various talk shows and as a panelist on game shows.


  10. Joanna Cassidy
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    Joanna Cassidy

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    Joanna Cassidy (born August 2, 1945) is an American film and television actress. She is best known for her roles as the replicant Zhora in Ridley Scott's film Blade Runner (1982) and Dolores in Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988). She has won a Golden Globe Award, was nominated for three Emmy Awards and also was nominated for Saturn Award and Screen Actors Guild Awards.


  11. Cloris Leachman
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    Cloris Leachman

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    Cloris Leachman (born April 30, 1926) is an American actress of stage, film, and television. She has won eight Primetime Emmy Awards (more than any other performer) and one Daytime Emmy Award. She co-starred in the 1971 film The Last Picture Show for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.


  12. Jean Stapleton
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    Jean Stapleton

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    Jean Stapleton (born Jeanne Murray; January 19, 1923 – May 31, 2013) was an American character actress of stage, television and film.


  13. Valerie Harper
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    Valerie Harper

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    Valerie Kathryn Harper (born August 22, 1939) is an American actress.


  14. Julie Sommars
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    Julie Sommars

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    Julie Sommars (born April 15, 1942) is an American former actress. She won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy for her role in The Governor & J.J. in 1970, and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television for Matlock in 1990.


  15. Tracey Ullman
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    Tracey Ullman

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    Tracey Ullman (born Trace Ullman; 30 December 1959) is an English television, stage, and film actress, as well as a comedian, singer, dancer, director, screenwriter, author, and businesswoman of dual British and American citizenship.


  16. Estelle Getty
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    Estelle Getty

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    Estelle Getty (July 25, 1923 – July 22, 2008) was an American actress and comedienne, who appeared in film, television, and theatre. She was best known for her role as Sophia Petrillo on The Golden Girls from 1985 to 1992, which won her an Emmy and a Golden Globe, on The Golden Palace from 1992 to 1993, and on Empty Nest from 1993 to 1995. In her later years, after retiring from acting, she battled Lewy body dementia.


  17. Linda Lavin
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    Linda Lavin

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    Linda Lavin (born October 15, 1937) is an American singer and actress. She is known for playing the title character in the sitcom Alice and for her stage performances, both on Broadway and Off-Broadway.


  18. Eileen Brennan
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    Eileen Brennan

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    Eileen Brennan (September 3, 1932 – July 28, 2013) was an American actress of film, television, and theater. Brennan was known for her role as Doreen Lewis in Private Benjamin, for which she received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She reprised the role for the TV adaptation, winning both a Golden Globe and Emmy for her performance. She received Emmy nominations for her guest starring roles on Newhart, Thirtysomething, Taxi and Will & Grace.




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