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The 31st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1979)

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  • Mason Adams's primary photoMason Adams Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series  Less 25,992 Lou Grant
  • Alan Alda's primary photoAlan Alda Himself - Winner: Outstanding Writing in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series / Nominee: Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series & Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series  Less 1,900 M*A*S*H
  • Loni Anderson's primary photoLoni Anderson Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series & Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 4,280 WKRP in Cincinnati
  • Lou Antonio's primary photoLou Antonio Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 16,049 Cool Hand Luke
  • Edward Asner's primary photoEdward Asner Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series  Less 4,698 Up
  • Lucille Ball's primary photoLucille Ball Herself (archive footage)  Less 2,103 I Love Lucy
  • Philip Barry Jr.'s primary photoPhilip Barry Jr. Himself - Co-Winner: Outstanding Drama or Comedy Special  Less 97,864 Friendly Fire
  • Ned Beatty's primary photoNed Beatty Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 3,304 Toy Story 3
  • Noah Beery Jr.'s primary photoNoah Beery Jr. Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series  Less 11,172 The Rockford Files
  • Barbara Bel Geddes's primary photoBarbara Bel Geddes Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series  Less 10,204 Dallas
  • Harry Belafonte's primary photoHarry Belafonte Himself (archive footage)  Less 11,113 Sing Your Song
  • Polly Bergen's primary photoPolly Bergen Herself (archive footage)  Less 10,713 To Tell the Truth
  • Milton Berle's primary photoMilton Berle Himself - Winner: Special Presentation  Less 7,036 AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies
  • Paul Bogart's primary photoPaul Bogart Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Directing in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 53,287 All in the Family
  • James L. Brooks's primary photoJames L. Brooks Himself - Winner: Outstanding Comedy Series  Less 8,802 The Simpsons
  • Gary Burghoff's primary photoGary Burghoff Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 7,176 M*A*S*H
  • Carol Burnett's primary photoCarol Burnett Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special & Presenter: Outstanding Comedy Series  Less 3,432 The Carol Burnett Show
  • Eddie Cantor's primary photoEddie Cantor Himself (archive footage)  Less 35,833 Cinderella Man
  • Johnny Carson's primary photoJohnny Carson Himself (archive footage)  Less 9,603 The 52nd Annual Academy Awards
  • Jimmy Carter's primary photoJimmy Carter Himself  Less 36,180 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains
  • John Chancellor's primary photoJohn Chancellor Himself - Presenter: Governor's Award  Less 346,192 Today
  • Stockard Channing's primary photoStockard Channing Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Writing in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 1,666 Grease
  • Olivia Cole's primary photoOlivia Cole Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 28,746 Coming Home
  • Gary Coleman's primary photoGary Coleman Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Children's Program  Less 6,052 Diff'rent Strokes
  • David D. Connell's primary photoDavid D. Connell Himself - Winner: Outstanding Animated Program (as David Connell)  Less 334,522 The Electric Company
  • Robert Conrad's primary photoRobert Conrad Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Program & Outstanding Special Events  Less 3,435 The Wild Wild West
  • Tim Conway's primary photoTim Conway Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series & Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 7,898 McHale's Navy
  • Jackie Cooper's primary photoJackie Cooper Himself - Winner: Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series  Less 7,489 The Champ
  • Walter Cronkite's primary photoWalter Cronkite Himself - Winner: Governor's Award  Less 29,170 The Twentieth Century
  • Tyne Daly's primary photoTyne Daly Herself  Less 5,543 Cagney & Lacey
  • Pam Dawber's primary photoPam Dawber Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Drama or Comedy Special  Less 4,241 Mork & Mindy
  • Frederick De Cordova's primary photoFrederick De Cordova Himself - Winner: Outstanding Program Achievement - Special Class (as Fred DeCordova)  Less 76,892 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show
  • Ruby Dee's primary photoRuby Dee Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 9,397 American Gangster
  • Danny DeVito's primary photoDanny DeVito Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 1,698 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Charles S. Dubin's primary photoCharles S. Dubin Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Directing in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 57,100 M*A*S*H
  • Erik Estrada's primary photoErik Estrada Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Animated Program & Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational  Less 7,600 CHiPs
  • Morgan Fairchild's primary photoMorgan Fairchild Herself - Audience Member  Less 1,611 The Seduction
  • Norman Fell's primary photoNorman Fell Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actress / Actor in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 8,367 The Graduate
  • Ed Flanders's primary photoEd Flanders Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 21,119 St. Elsewhere
  • Redd Foxx's primary photoRedd Foxx Himself (archive footage)  Less 9,922 Harlem Nights
  • Bonnie Franklin's primary photoBonnie Franklin Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Drama Series  Less 13,714 One Day at a Time
  • Al Freeman Jr.'s primary photoAl Freeman Jr. Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 23,467 Malcolm X
  • Seth Freeman's primary photoSeth Freeman Himself - Co-Winner: Outstanding Drama Series  Less 331,645 Lou Grant
  • Max Gail's primary photoMax Gail Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 6,420 Barney Miller
  • Michele Gallery's primary photoMichele Gallery Herself - Winner: Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series  Less 478,456 Lou Grant
  • James Garner's primary photoJames Garner Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series  Less 2,245 The Rockford Files
  • Melissa Gilbert's primary photoMelissa Gilbert Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series & Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series  Less 2,676 Little House on the Prairie
  • Gary David Goldberg's primary photoGary David Goldberg Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Drama Series  Less 41,439 Spin City
  • Louis Gossett Jr.'s primary photoLouis Gossett Jr. Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special / Presenter: Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series & Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series  Less 6,713 Enemy Mine
  • David Greene's primary photoDavid Greene Himself - Co-Winner: Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 67,852 Godspell
  • Robert Guillaume's primary photoRobert Guillaume Himself - Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series & Presenter: Best Lead Actress / Actor in a Drama Series  Less 7,390 Benson
  • Jack Haley Jr.'s primary photoJack Haley Jr. Himself - Winner: Outstanding Program Achievement - Special Events  Less 56,105 Biography
  • Mariette Hartley's primary photoMariette Hartley Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series  Less 6,386 One Life to Live
  • Eileen Heckart's primary photoEileen Heckart Herself - Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 10,968 One Life to Live
  • Katherine Helmond's primary photoKatherine Helmond Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series  Less 6,542 Who's the Boss?
  • Dwight Hemion's primary photoDwight Hemion Himself - Winner: Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Program  Less 420,022 Barbra: The Concert
  • Jim Henson's primary photoJim Henson Kermit the Frog (voice) (as Kermit the Frog)  Less 6,607 The Dark Crystal
  • Polly Holliday's primary photoPolly Holliday Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 8,464 Mrs. Doubtfire
  • Celeste Holm's primary photoCeleste Holm Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 8,928 All About Eve
  • John Houseman's primary photoJohn Houseman Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 6,027 The Paper Chase
  • Ken Howard's primary photoKen Howard Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Lead Actress & Actor in a Comedy Series  Less 4,720 The White Shadow
  • Ron Howard's primary photoRon Howard Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Writing in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 745 The Andy Griffith Show
  • Glenn Jordan's primary photoGlenn Jordan Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 113,555 Barbarians at the Gate
  • Fay Kanin's primary photoFay Kanin Herself - Co-Winner: Outstanding Drama or Comedy Special  Less 338,819 Teacher's Pet
  • Danny Kaye's primary photoDanny Kaye Himself - Audience Member  Less 7,014 EPCOT Center: The Opening Celebration
  • Alfred R. Kelman's primary photoAlfred R. Kelman Himself - Winner: Outstanding Program Achievement - Special Class & Nominee: Outstanding Lead Informational Program (as Alfred Kelman)  Less 4,689,001 A Christmas Carol
  • Linda Kelsey's primary photoLinda Kelsey Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series  Less 19,775 Lou Grant
  • Jack Klugman's primary photoJack Klugman Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series  Less 7,605 Quincy M.E.
  • John Korty's primary photoJohn Korty Himself - Winner: Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational & Nominee: Outstanding Informational Program  Less 107,796 The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
  • Cheryl Ladd's primary photoCheryl Ladd Herself - Co-Host  Less 2,466 Charlie's Angels
  • Millard Lampell's primary photoMillard Lampell Himself (archive footage)  Less 737,201 Saturday's Hero
  • Linda Lavin's primary photoLinda Lavin Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series  Less 6,705 The Intern
  • Ron Leibman's primary photoRon Leibman Himself - Winner: Outstanding Lead Actor in Drama Series  Less 6,976 Garden State
  • Joan Leslie's primary photoJoan Leslie Herself (archive footage)  Less 12,568 Yankee Doodle Dandy
  • Hal Linden's primary photoHal Linden Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series & Presenter: Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Program  Less 7,391 Barney Miller
  • Shirley MacLaine's primary photoShirley MacLaine Herself (archive footage)  Less 2,356 The Apartment
  • Michael Mann's primary photoMichael Mann Himself - Co-Winner: Outstanding Writing in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 2,899 Heat
  • Nancy Marchand's primary photoNancy Marchand Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series  Less 8,371 Lou Grant
  • Stuart Margolin's primary photoStuart Margolin Himself - Co-Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series  Less 10,799 Days of Heaven
  • Stan Margulies's primary photoStan Margulies Himself - Winner: Outstanding Limited Series  Less 343,003 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
  • Penny Marshall's primary photoPenny Marshall Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Directing in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series & Outstanding Writing in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 5,525 Laverne & Shirley
  • Steve Martin's primary photoSteve Martin Himself (archive footage)  Less 1,963 The Jerk
  • Kristy McNichol's primary photoKristy McNichol Herself - Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series  Less 4,284 Empty Nest
  • Ricardo Montalban's primary photoRicardo Montalban Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series & Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series  Less 4,240 Fantasy Island
  • Garry Moore's primary photoGarry Moore Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Comedy Series  Less 34,374 I've Got a Secret
  • Mary Tyler Moore's primary photoMary Tyler Moore Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special & Presenter: Special Presentation to Milton Berle  Less 3,044 Mary Tyler Moore
  • Rita Moreno's primary photoRita Moreno Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series  Less 3,389 West Side Story
  • Harry Morgan's primary photoHarry Morgan Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 6,854 M*A*S*H
  • Patrick J. Nolan's primary photoPatrick J. Nolan Himself - Winner: Outstanding Writing in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 1,865,793 The Jericho Mile
  • Carroll O'Connor's primary photoCarroll O'Connor Himself (archive footage)  Less 5,943 In the Heat of the Night
  • Frank Oz's primary photoFrank Oz Miss Piggy (voice) (as Miss Piggy)  Less 4,103 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
  • Donna Pescow's primary photoDonna Pescow Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Program & Outstanding Special Events  Less 10,714 Out of This World
  • Noam Pitlik's primary photoNoam Pitlik Himself - Winner: Outstanding Directing in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 26,196 Barney Miller
  • Victoria Principal's primary photoVictoria Principal Herself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Animated Program & Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational  Less 4,871 Dallas
  • Gene Reynolds's primary photoGene Reynolds Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series / Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series & Winner: Outstanding Drama Series  Less 39,646 M*A*S*H
  • Hank Rieger's primary photoHank Rieger Himself  Less 2,499,693 The 31st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
  • John Ritter's primary photoJohn Ritter Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special & Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 451 Three's Company
  • Esther Rolle's primary photoEsther Rolle Herself - Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 11,157 Good Times
  • Marion Ross's primary photoMarion Ross Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 4,753 Happy Days
  • Kurt Russell's primary photoKurt Russell Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 444 The Thing
  • Jay Sandrich's primary photoJay Sandrich Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Directing in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 69,467 Mary Tyler Moore
  • Isabel Sanford's primary photoIsabel Sanford Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series  Less 12,501 The Jeffersons
  • Joe Santos's primary photoJoe Santos Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series  Less 15,708 The Rockford Files
  • Arnold Shapiro's primary photoArnold Shapiro Himself - Winner: Outstanding Informational Program & Nominee: Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Program  Less 402,526 Beyond Scared Straight
  • Gary Smith's primary photoGary Smith Himself - Winner: Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Program  Less 73,393 AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies
  • Jaclyn Smith's primary photoJaclyn Smith Herself - Audience Member  Less 3,801 Charlie's Angels
  • Robert Stack's primary photoRobert Stack Himself - Audience Member  Less 8,309 Unsolved Mysteries
  • Jean Stapleton's primary photoJean Stapleton Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series / Presenter: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series & Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series  Less 6,994 All in the Family
  • Martin Starger's primary photoMartin Starger Himself - Winner: Outstanding Drama or Comedy Special  Less 394,550 Sophie's Choice
  • McLean Stevenson's primary photoMcLean Stevenson Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Drama Series  Less 9,226 M*A*S*H
  • Jon Stone's primary photoJon Stone Himself - Winner: Outstanding Children's Program (as John Stone)  Less 129,997 Sesame Street
  • Loretta Swit's primary photoLoretta Swit Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 4,787 M*A*S*H
  • Marlo Thomas's primary photoMarlo Thomas Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 5,224 Nobody's Child
  • Richard Thomas's primary photoRichard Thomas Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Drama or Comedy Special  Less 3,124 The Waltons
  • Sada Thompson's primary photoSada Thompson Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series  Less 30,342 Family
  • Robert Urich's primary photoRobert Urich Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series & Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series  Less 3,358 Vega$
  • Robert Vaughn's primary photoRobert Vaughn Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 1,353 The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
  • Hervé Villechaize's primary photoHervé Villechaize Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series & Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series  Less 8,296 Fantasy Island
  • Robert Walden's primary photoRobert Walden Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series  Less 18,559 Brothers
  • Cindy Williams's primary photoCindy Williams Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Directing in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series & Outstanding Writing in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 7,100 The Conversation
  • Robin Williams's primary photoRobin Williams Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series  Less 570 Good Will Hunting
  • Paul Winfield's primary photoPaul Winfield Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 8,610 The Terminator
  • Henry Winkler's primary photoHenry Winkler Himself - Co-Host & Nominee: Outstanding Informational Program  Less 1,607 The Waterboy
  • David L. Wolper's primary photoDavid L. Wolper Himself - Winner: Outstanding Limited Series & Presenter: Outstanding Informational Program & Outstanding Program Achievement - Special Class  Less 77,372 L.A. Confidential
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