Best Female Performance in a TV Show

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The Top Ten

1
Gillian Anderson ( X-Files )

Just great!
These looks... this laugh... WOW

Gillian did such a great job as Special Agent Scully in The X-Files. Great Job, Gillian Anderson!

Always, she is so brillant and versitille And obviously beautiful and hot, what more can you ask for


2Emily Joyce (My Hero)

3Jennifer Aniston ( Friends )

she is my favourite actress and she is my cousin I love her so much

I find her charming, cute, funny and sexy as hell!

But hey, where is Phoebe?

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4Peta Wilson (La Femme Nikita)

5Lucy Lawless (Xena)

Xena is beautiful woman, excellent figter woman, good speed and body show. Super hair and excellent costeem, big dance kicking.

Princess fighter, character brave woman super kick, shoot, rotate and taekwondo jumping.

Xena is princes and good fighter kick shoot, jump his and special warrior woman.


6Sophia Bush ( One Tree Hill )
And Anna Paquin in True Blood.
So beautiful. Was the character I looked through for inspiration through my teen years. She is a real girl, with a real body. She has battled and gone through a lot. Great role model.
Heck Yes best show ever best character ever!

xxxAshleyxxx


7Gena Davis ( Commander in Chief )

8Marcia Cross (Desperate Housewives)

cmon who doesn't like Bree?


9Lucille Ball (I Love Lucy)

Lucy was a true comedic genius. She deserves to be much higher on this list than she is.

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10Felicity Huffman ( Desperate Housewives )

The Contenders

11Lauren Graham ( Gilmore Girls )
She's brilliant I love GG I watch it every morning before and after school Lauren plays the part so well it's like shes my best friend
Everytime I watch her in Gilmore Girls it feels like I'm coming home and I'm with friends. She has great comic timing too.

hannah_337

LOVE HER LOVE IT BEST SHOW EVER

12Jenna Fischer (The Office)

13Shannen Doherty ( Charmed )
Voted because she's my favorite on this list but Holly Marie Combs was better than her. Critics repeatedly called Holly "the only good thing about this show. "
She is such a great actress and her character on the show is so interesting! I'm one of the greatest fans of Shannen Doherty.
One of the reasons I got hooked on the show.

RdrTech

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14Courteney Cox (Friends)

15Lisa Kudrow (Friends)
Phoebe is my favourite character of all time, and Lisa Kudrow really deserved the Emmy she won and she should have won another one.

16Evangeline Lilly ( Lost )

17Jessica Alba ( Dark Angel )

18Kristin Kreuk ( Smallville )

19Bethany Joy Lenz ( One Tree Hill )

she deserves to be higher up than this! shes probably the best actress on the show.

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20Mary Tyler Moore (The Mary Tyler Moore Show)

21Julia Louis-Dreyfuss ( Seinfeld )

22Nina Dobrev (The Vampire Diaries)
No way is Nina 22nd. She played three different characters in one episode. Played two characters for 5 seasons. If that's not the best female performance, then I don't know what is

23Lena Headey (Game of Thrones)

24Andrea Parker (Pretender)

25Patrick Dempsey (Grey's Anatomy)
Patrick Dempsey is not a woman!

26Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives)

27Yvonne Strahovski (Chuck)
Yvonne Strahovski is a great actress she playes Sarah walker on chuck. She is amazing.

28Suzanne Pleshette (The Bob Newhart Show)

29Courtney Thorne-Smith (Melrose Place)

30Sherilyn Fenn (Twin Peaks)

31Courtney Cox (Cougar Town)

32Elizabeth Montgomery (Bewitched)

33Claire Danes (Homeland)

34Naya Rivera (Glee)
Full of emotion and fun. Gives the audience some hilarious and touching moments!

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Updated Sunday, April 20, 2014


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