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ⓘ Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama




                                     

ⓘ Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama

The Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama is an award presented annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The award honors the best performance by an actress in a drama television series.

It was first awarded at the 19th Golden Globe Awards on March 5, 1962 under the title Best TV Star - Female, encompassing performances in comedy and drama television series, to Pauline Frederick. The nominees for the award announced annually starting in 1963. In 1969, the award was split into the drama and comedy categories, presented under the new title Best TV Actress - Drama and in 1980 under its current title.

Since its inception, the award has been given to 50 actresses. Angela Lansbury has won the most awards in this category, winning four times, and received ten nominations for the awards, the most in the category.

                                     

1. Firsts

  • Diahann Carroll became the first actress of African descent to win, when she won at the 26th Golden Globe Awards in 1969.
  • Yoko Shimada became the first actress of Asian descent to win, when she won at the 38th Golden Globe Awards in 1981.