Emmy winning actors and actresses through the years(59 images)
Here's a look back at the leading actors and actresses, from Mary Tyler Moore to Jon Hamm, who have won Emmy awards for their performances on the small screen. The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards will be hosted by "Saturday Night Live" stars Colin Jost and Michael Che on Monday, September 17, 2018.
“The Waltons” stars Michael Learned (L) and Richard Thomas clutch their Emmy’s at the 25th annual Emmy Awards presentations on May 20, 1973. Learned won her Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for playing Olivia Walton in "The Waltons" and Thomas won his for Oustanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of John-Boy in the same series. The show was also voted the Outstanding Drama series of the year. UPI File Photo
Tony Randall counts his fingers for the last three years "The Odd Couple" has won Emmy Awards. Randall won as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for ABC's "The Odd Couple" at the 27th Annual Emmy Awards on May 19, 1974 at the Hollywood Palladium. UPI File Photo
Peter Falk (L) and Jessica Walter smile with their Emmy Awards on May 19, 1975. Falk won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his work in "Columbo." Walter won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series for her work in "Amy Prentiss." UPI File Photo
Mary Tyler Moore won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." Moore's weekly comedy series won five Emmys at the 28th Annual Television Academy awards held in Hollywood on May 17, 1976. Show regulars, from left to right, Ed Asner, Betty White, Moore and Ted Knight. All won their Emmys for their roles in the "Mary Tyler Moore Show" except Asner, who won his for his performance in “Rich man, Poor Man.” File Photo by Glenn Waggner/UPI
Daniel J. Travanti is all smiles after he received an Emmy Award as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Dramatic Series for his work on "Hill Street Blues" in Hollywood, Calif., on September 13, 1981. File Photo by Bill Hormell/UPI
Ed Flanders accepts his Emmy Award for his role as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, for his work "St. Elsewhere," during the 35th Annual Emmy Awards presentation in Hollywood, Calif., on September 25, 1983. File Photo by Glenn Waggner/UPI