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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 22,355 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 2,940 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 4,279 WKRP in Cincinnati
  • Lou Antonio's primary photoLou Antonio Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 17,622 Cool Hand Luke
  • Edward Asner's primary photoEdward Asner Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series  Less 5,191 Up
  • Lucille Ball's primary photoLucille Ball Herself (archive footage)  Less 3,340 I Love Lucy
  • Philip Barry Jr.'s primary photoPhilip Barry Jr. Himself - Co-Winner: Outstanding Drama or Comedy Special  Less 195,786 Friendly Fire
  • Ned Beatty's primary photoNed Beatty Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 3,486 Toy Story 3
  • Noah Beery Jr.'s primary photoNoah Beery Jr. Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series  Less 9,774 The Rockford Files
  • Barbara Bel Geddes's primary photoBarbara Bel Geddes Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series  Less 11,890 Dallas
  • Harry Belafonte's primary photoHarry Belafonte Himself (archive footage)  Less 14,497 Sing Your Song
  • Polly Bergen's primary photoPolly Bergen Herself (archive footage)  Less 5,458 To Tell the Truth
  • Milton Berle's primary photoMilton Berle Himself - Winner: Special Presentation  Less 4,161 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 73,784 All in the Family
  • James L. Brooks's primary photoJames L. Brooks Himself - Winner: Outstanding Comedy Series  Less 9,438 The Simpsons
  • Gary Burghoff's primary photoGary Burghoff Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 7,368 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 4,606 The Carol Burnett Show
  • Eddie Cantor's primary photoEddie Cantor Himself (archive footage)  Less 33,036 The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater
  • Johnny Carson's primary photoJohnny Carson Himself (archive footage)  Less 7,573 The 52nd Annual Academy Awards
  • Jimmy Carter's primary photoJimmy Carter Himself  Less 37,105 Jimmy Carter Man from Plains
  • John Chancellor's primary photoJohn Chancellor Himself - Presenter: Governor's Award  Less 105,552 Today
  • Stockard Channing's primary photoStockard Channing Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Writing in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 2,138 Grease
  • Olivia Cole's primary photoOlivia Cole Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 21,800 Coming Home
  • Gary Coleman's primary photoGary Coleman Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Children's Program  Less 7,311 Diff'rent Strokes
  • David D. Connell's primary photoDavid D. Connell Himself - Winner: Outstanding Animated Program (as David Connell)  Less 694,654 The Electric Company
  • Robert Conrad's primary photoRobert Conrad Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Program & Outstanding Special Events  Less 4,129 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 7,980 McHale's Navy
  • Jackie Cooper's primary photoJackie Cooper Himself - Winner: Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series  Less 9,546 The Champ
  • Walter Cronkite's primary photoWalter Cronkite Himself - Winner: Governor's Award  Less 29,533 The Twentieth Century
  • Tyne Daly's primary photoTyne Daly Herself  Less 4,483 Cagney & Lacey
  • Pam Dawber's primary photoPam Dawber Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Drama or Comedy Special  Less 5,311 Mork & Mindy
  • Frederick De Cordova's primary photoFrederick De Cordova Himself - Winner: Outstanding Program Achievement - Special Class (as Fred DeCordova)  Less 57,760 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 9,256 American Gangster
  • Danny DeVito's primary photoDanny DeVito Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 1,660 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 67,092 M*A*S*H
  • Erik Estrada's primary photoErik Estrada Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Animated Program & Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational  Less 4,874 CHiPs
  • Morgan Fairchild's primary photoMorgan Fairchild Herself - Audience Member  Less 1,910 The Seduction
  • Norman Fell's primary photoNorman Fell Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Supporting Actress / Actor in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 11,770 The Graduate
  • Ed Flanders's primary photoEd Flanders Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 23,653 St. Elsewhere
  • Redd Foxx's primary photoRedd Foxx Himself (archive footage)  Less 11,365 Harlem Nights
  • Bonnie Franklin's primary photoBonnie Franklin Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Drama Series  Less 13,879 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 23,964 One Life to Live
  • Seth Freeman's primary photoSeth Freeman Himself - Co-Winner: Outstanding Drama Series  Less 356,677 Lou Grant
  • Max Gail's primary photoMax Gail Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 6,904 Barney Miller
  • Michele Gallery's primary photoMichele Gallery Herself - Winner: Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series  Less 239,914 Lou Grant
  • James Garner's primary photoJames Garner Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series  Less 1,977 The Rockford Files
  • Melissa Gilbert's primary photoMelissa Gilbert Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series & Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series  Less 2,309 Little House on the Prairie
  • Gary David Goldberg's primary photoGary David Goldberg Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Drama Series  Less 42,814 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 5,753 Enemy Mine
  • David Greene's primary photoDavid Greene Himself - Co-Winner: Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 63,407 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 6,722 Benson
  • Jack Haley Jr.'s primary photoJack Haley Jr. Himself - Winner: Outstanding Program Achievement - Special Events  Less 51,559 Biography
  • Mariette Hartley's primary photoMariette Hartley Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series  Less 6,000 One Life to Live
  • Eileen Heckart's primary photoEileen Heckart Herself - Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 13,520 One Life to Live
  • Katherine Helmond's primary photoKatherine Helmond Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series  Less 6,760 Who's the Boss?
  • Dwight Hemion's primary photoDwight Hemion Himself - Winner: Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Program  Less 439,544 Barbra: The Concert
  • Jim Henson's primary photoJim Henson Kermit the Frog (voice) (as Kermit the Frog)  Less 10,610 The Dark Crystal
  • Polly Holliday's primary photoPolly Holliday Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 6,612 Mrs. Doubtfire
  • Celeste Holm's primary photoCeleste Holm Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 9,508 All About Eve
  • John Houseman's primary photoJohn Houseman Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 13,094 The Paper Chase
  • Ken Howard's primary photoKen Howard Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Lead Actress & Actor in a Comedy Series  Less 7,139 The White Shadow
  • Ron Howard's primary photoRon Howard Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Writing in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 990 The Andy Griffith Show
  • Glenn Jordan's primary photoGlenn Jordan Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Directing in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 74,466 Barbarians at the Gate
  • Fay Kanin's primary photoFay Kanin Herself - Co-Winner: Outstanding Drama or Comedy Special  Less 243,487 Teacher's Pet
  • Danny Kaye's primary photoDanny Kaye Himself - Audience Member  Less 10,507 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 844,654 A Christmas Carol
  • Linda Kelsey's primary photoLinda Kelsey Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series  Less 17,293 Lou Grant
  • Jack Klugman's primary photoJack Klugman Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series  Less 8,526 Quincy M.E.
  • John Korty's primary photoJohn Korty Himself - Winner: Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational & Nominee: Outstanding Informational Program  Less 94,661 The Ewok Adventure
  • Cheryl Ladd's primary photoCheryl Ladd Herself - Co-Host  Less 556 Charlie's Angels
  • Millard Lampell's primary photoMillard Lampell Himself (archive footage)  Less 409,801 Saturday's Hero
  • Linda Lavin's primary photoLinda Lavin Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series  Less 5,858 The Intern
  • Ron Leibman's primary photoRon Leibman Himself - Winner: Outstanding Lead Actor in Drama Series  Less 9,696 Garden State
  • Joan Leslie's primary photoJoan Leslie Herself (archive footage)  Less 16,731 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 8,398 Barney Miller
  • Shirley MacLaine's primary photoShirley MacLaine Herself (archive footage)  Less 2,271 The Apartment
  • Michael Mann's primary photoMichael Mann Himself - Co-Winner: Outstanding Writing in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 2,881 Heat
  • Nancy Marchand's primary photoNancy Marchand Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series  Less 7,433 Lou Grant
  • Stuart Margolin's primary photoStuart Margolin Himself - Co-Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series  Less 10,781 Days of Heaven
  • Stan Margulies's primary photoStan Margulies Himself - Winner: Outstanding Limited Series  Less 212,516 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 5,836 Laverne & Shirley
  • Steve Martin's primary photoSteve Martin Himself (archive footage)  Less 1,696 The Jerk
  • Kristy McNichol's primary photoKristy McNichol Herself - Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series  Less 4,613 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 3,719 Fantasy Island
  • Garry Moore's primary photoGarry Moore Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Comedy Series  Less 36,753 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 3,614 Mary Tyler Moore
  • Rita Moreno's primary photoRita Moreno Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series  Less 3,251 West Side Story
  • Harry Morgan's primary photoHarry Morgan Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 5,795 M*A*S*H
  • Patrick J. Nolan's primary photoPatrick J. Nolan Himself - Winner: Outstanding Writing in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 1,857,193 The Jericho Mile
  • Carroll O'Connor's primary photoCarroll O'Connor Himself (archive footage)  Less 5,001 In the Heat of the Night
  • Frank Oz's primary photoFrank Oz Miss Piggy (voice) (as Miss Piggy)  Less 5,340 Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
  • Donna Pescow's primary photoDonna Pescow Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Program & Outstanding Special Events  Less 9,617 Out of This World
  • Noam Pitlik's primary photoNoam Pitlik Himself - Winner: Outstanding Directing in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 22,706 Barney Miller
  • Victoria Principal's primary photoVictoria Principal Herself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Animated Program & Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational  Less 4,114 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 35,322 M*A*S*H
  • Hank Rieger's primary photoHank Rieger Himself  Less 4,484,220 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 2,291 Three's Company
  • Esther Rolle's primary photoEsther Rolle Herself - Winner: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 12,242 Good Times
  • Marion Ross's primary photoMarion Ross Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 5,027 Happy Days
  • Kurt Russell's primary photoKurt Russell Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 532 The Thing
  • Jay Sandrich's primary photoJay Sandrich Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Directing in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 68,585 Mary Tyler Moore
  • Isabel Sanford's primary photoIsabel Sanford Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series  Less 11,056 The Jeffersons
  • Joe Santos's primary photoJoe Santos Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series  Less 14,494 The Rockford Files
  • Arnold Shapiro's primary photoArnold Shapiro Himself - Winner: Outstanding Informational Program & Nominee: Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Program  Less 220,279 Beyond Scared Straight
  • Gary Smith's primary photoGary Smith Himself - Winner: Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Program  Less 425,191 AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies
  • Jaclyn Smith's primary photoJaclyn Smith Herself - Audience Member  Less 3,434 Charlie's Angels
  • Robert Stack's primary photoRobert Stack Himself - Audience Member  Less 7,730 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 5,402 All in the Family
  • Martin Starger's primary photoMartin Starger Himself - Winner: Outstanding Drama or Comedy Special  Less 476,027 Sophie's Choice
  • McLean Stevenson's primary photoMcLean Stevenson Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Drama Series  Less 11,699 M*A*S*H
  • Jon Stone's primary photoJon Stone Himself - Winner: Outstanding Children's Program (as John Stone)  Less 126,058 Sesame Street
  • Loretta Swit's primary photoLoretta Swit Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series  Less 5,171 M*A*S*H
  • Marlo Thomas's primary photoMarlo Thomas Herself - Presenter: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 4,669 Nobody's Child
  • Richard Thomas's primary photoRichard Thomas Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Drama or Comedy Special  Less 3,460 The Waltons
  • Sada Thompson's primary photoSada Thompson Herself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series  Less 29,532 Family
  • Robert Urich's primary photoRobert Urich Himself - Presenter: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series & Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series  Less 6,426 Vega$
  • Robert Vaughn's primary photoRobert Vaughn Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 2,556 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 5,320 Fantasy Island
  • Robert Walden's primary photoRobert Walden Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series  Less 15,780 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 7,198 The Conversation
  • Robin Williams's primary photoRobin Williams Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series  Less 582 Good Will Hunting
  • Paul Winfield's primary photoPaul Winfield Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Special  Less 8,586 The Terminator
  • Henry Winkler's primary photoHenry Winkler Himself - Co-Host & Nominee: Outstanding Informational Program  Less 3,643 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 86,269 L.A. Confidential
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