ⓘ Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

                                     

ⓘ Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

This is a list of winners and nominees of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. The award is presented to the best performance by a lead actor in a television comedy series. Beginning with the 18th Primetime Emmy Awards, leading actors in comedy have competed alone. However, these comedic performances included actors from miniseries, telefilms, and guest performers competing against main cast competitors. Such instances are marked below:

  • § – Indicates a performance as a guest performer, prior to the categorys creation.
  • # – Indicates a performance in a Miniseries or Television film, prior to the categorys creation.
                                     
  • This is a list of winners and nominees of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Prior to 1988 the category was not
  • is a list of winners and nominees of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Beginning with the 18th Primetime Emmy Awards
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  • The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series is an award presented annually by the Academy of Television Arts Sciences ATAS
  • The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie is an award presented annually by the Academy of Television Arts Sciences
  • a list of winners and nominees of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie called the Primetime Emmy Award for
  • The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series is an award presented annually by the Academy of Television Arts Sciences ATAS
  • is a list of winners and nominees of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Beginning with the 18th Primetime Emmy Awards
  • Primetime Emmy Award is awarded in the following categories: Programs Outstanding Comedy Series Outstanding Drama Series Outstanding Limited Series Outstanding