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Daytime Emmy Awards History: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Susan Lucci won the Daytime Emmy as
Outstanding Lead Actress in 1999
Four talented ladies are nominated in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series category for the 41st Daytime Emmy Awards--Eileen Davidson as Kristin DiMera on Days of Our Lives, Heather Tom as Katie Logan on The Bold and the Beautiful, Katherine Kelly Lang as Brooke Logan on The Bold and the Beautiful, and Arianne Zucker as Nicole Walker on Days of Our Lives. Only one will end up winning the coveted trophy.  The Outstanding Lead Actress category is always an exciting one. And we have proof!

The clips below feature the winning actresses from previous years accepting their awards:
* Linda Dano as Felicia Gallant on Another World in 1993
* Hillary B.Smith as Nora Gannon on One Life to Live in 1994
* Erika Slezak as Victoria Lord Carpenter on One Life to Live in 1995
* Jess Walton as Jill Abbott on The Young and the Restless in 1997
* Cynthia Watros as Annie Dutton on Guiding light in 1998
* Susan Lucci finally winning the Emmy as Erika Kane on All My Children 1999
* Susan Flannery as Stephanie Forrester on The Bold and the Beautiful in 2000
* Michelle Stafford as Phyllis Summers Abbott on The Young and the Restless in 2004
* Kim Zimmer as Reva Shayne Lewis on Guiding Light in 2006
* The late Jeanne Cooper as Katherine Chancellor on The Young and the Restless in 2008

That's a lot of talent! Who do you think will go home with this year's Lead Actress award?







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