Daytime Emmy Winners Best Actor

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1. Macdonald Carey

Actor | Days of Our Lives

American film and television actor MacDonald Carey became famous for his role as Dr. Tom Horton on NBC's soap opera Days of Our Lives (1965). For three decades he was the centered cast member of the show.

His film career was from the 1940s-'60s, and he appeared mostly in second-features (aka "B" ...

Role:Dr Tom Horton Show:Days of Our Lives (NBC) Year:1974 & 1975

2. Larry Haines

Actor | The Odd Couple

Appeared in scores of programs from radio's "Golden Age", such as "Suspense", the "Shadow", "Inner Sanctum Mysteries", and "X Minus One". Mr. Haines also starred in a short-lived series of 1953, "That Hammer Guy", in which he played the character created by Mickey Spillane, "Mike Hammer". He was on...

Role:Stu Bergman Show:Search For Tommorw (CBS) Year : 1976

3. Val Dufour

Actor | The Undead

Val Dufour was born on February 5, 1927 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Albert Valery Dufour. He was an actor, known for The Undead (1957), Search for Tomorrow (1951) and The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1956). He died on July 27, 2000 in Manhattan, New York, USA.

Role: Joan Wyatt Show: Search For Tommorow (CBS) Year 1977

4. James Pritchett

Actor | The Doctors

James Pritchett was born on October 27, 1922 in Lenoir, North Carolina, USA. He was an actor, known for The Doctors (1963), Night of the Comet (1984) and ABC Afterschool Specials (1972). He was married to Cynthia Arnold. He died on March 15, 2011 in New York City, New York, USA.

Role: Matt Powers Show: The Doctors (NBC) Year 1978

5. Al Freeman Jr.

Actor | Malcolm X

Al Freeman, Jr. was an actor and director who was the first African American to win a Daytime Emmy Award for acting. His most famous role was that of Police Captain Ed Hall in the soap opera One Life to Live (1968), which brought him the Emmy in 1979. He was a regular on the soap from 1972 through ...

Role: Ed Hall Show : One Life To Live (ABC) Year 1979

6. Douglass Watson

Actor | Another World

Douglass Watson was born on February 24, 1921 in Jackson, Georgia, USA as Larkin Douglass Watson III. He was an actor, known for Another World (1964), Ulzana's Raid (1972) and Julius Caesar (1953). He was married to Eugenia Laring-Clark. He died on May 1, 1989 in Arizona, USA.

Role : Mac Cory Show : Another World (NBC) Year : 1980 & 1981

7. Anthony Geary

Actor | General Hospital

Mr. Geary has come a long way from Coalville, Utah, the small mountain community of 800 where he was born. Tony was a gifted student, attending the University of Utah as a Presidential Award Scholar in theater. Jack Albertson saw Tony perform there, a nd cast him in "The Subject Was Roses." The ...

Role : Luke Spencer Show : General Hospital (ABC) Year: 1982 1999 2000 2004 2006 2008 2012

8. Robert S. Woods

Actor | One Life to Live

Robert S. Woods was born on March 13, 1948 in Maywood, California, USA as Robert Sosebee Woods. He is an actor, known for One Life to Live (1968), All My Children (1970) and Days of Our Lives (1965). He has been married to Loyita Chapel since 1985. They have two children.

Role : Bo Buchanan Show : One Life To Live (ABC) Year : 1983

9. Larry Bryggman

Actor | Die Hard with a Vengeance

Larry Bryggman was born on December 21, 1938 in Concord, California, USA as Arvid Laurence Bryggman. He is an actor, known for Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Spy Game (2001) and As the World Turns (1956). He has been married to Tracey Hanley Bryggman since 1999. They have two children. He was ...

John Dixon Show : As The World Turns (CBS) Year 1984 & 1987

10. Darnell Williams

Actor | All My Children

Darnell Williams was born on March 3, 1955 in London, England. He is an actor and director, known for All My Children (1970), Short Cuts (1993) and S1m0ne (2002).

Role : Jesse Hubard Shpw : All My Children (ABC) Year :1985

11. David Canary

Actor | All My Children

David Canary was born on August 25, 1938 in Elwood, Indiana, USA as David Hoyt Canary. He was an actor, known for All My Children (1970), One Life to Live (1968) and Hombre (1967). He was married to Maureen Maloney and Julie M. Anderson. He died on November 16, 2015 in Wilton, Connecticut, USA.

Role : Adam/Stuart Chandler Show : All My Children (ABC) Year :1986 1988 1989 1993 2001

12. A Martinez

Actor | Longmire

A Martinez was born on September 27, 1948 in Glendale, California, USA as Adolph Larrue Martinez III. He is an actor and writer, known for Longmire (2012), Santa Barbara (1984) and Powwow Highway (1989). He has been married to Leslie Bryans since July 17, 1982. They have three children. He was ...

Role : Cruz Castillo Show : Santa Barbara (NBC) Year 1990

13. Peter Bergman

Actor | Everything You Know Is Wrong

Peter Bergman was born on November 29, 1939 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Peter Paul Bergman. He was an actor and writer, known for Everything You Know Is Wrong (1975), J-Men Forever (1979) and Zachariah (1971). He was married to Maryedith Burrell. He died on March 9, 2012 in Santa Monica, California,...

Role : Jack Abott Show : The Young and The Restless (CBS) 1991 1992 & 2002

14. Michael Zaslow

Actor | The Guiding Light

Michael Zaslow was born on November 1, 1942 in Inglewood, California and was an actor and writer, best known for his work in daytime dramas, or soap operas. He was married twice, to Joanne Dorian and Susan Hufford, by whom he had two daughters, Helena and Marika. He died on December 6, 1998 in New ...

Role: Roger Thorpe Show: Guiding Light (CBS) Year :1994

15. Justin Deas

Actor | Santa Barbara

Justin Deas was born on March 30, 1948 in Connellsville, Pennsylvania, USA as Justin Traylor Deas. He is an actor, known for Santa Barbara (1984), Guiding Light (1952) and As the World Turns (1956). He has been married to Margaret Colin since January 23, 1988. They have two children. He was ...

Role: Buzz Cooper Show: Guiding Light (CBS) Year: 1995 & 1997

16. Charles Keating

Actor | Another World

Charles Keating was born on October 22, 1941 in London, England as Charles Patrick Keating. He was an actor, known for Another World (1964), The Thomas Crown Affair (1999) and The Bodyguard (1992). He was married to Mary Ellen Cudbody. He died on August 8, 2014 in Weston, Connecticut, USA.

Role : Carl Hutchins Show Another World (NBC) Year: 1996

17. Eric Braeden

Actor | The Young and the Restless

Eric Braeden is a German actor in America who began his career playing Nazis and eventually became a star of daytime soap operas. Born Hans Gudegast in Kiel, Germany, during the Second World War, he was a superb athlete who excelled in track-and-field events. As a teenager, he immigrated to the ...

Role : Victor Newman Show : Young and The Restless (CBS) Year : 1998

18. Maurice Benard

Actor | General Hospital

Daytime Emmy Award winning Actor Maurice Benard joined the cast of General Hospital in the role of Sonny Corinthos in August 1993. He briefly left the show for a year-long hiatus in December 1998. For his portrayal, Mr. Benard received the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in 2003. He was also ...

Role : Sonny Corinthos Show : General Hospital (ABC) Year 2003

19. Christian Jules Le Blanc

Actor | In the Heat of the Night

Christian Jules Le Blanc was born on August 25, 1958 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, USA as Christian Jules LeBlanc. He is an actor, known for In the Heat of the Night (1988), The Young and the Restless (1973) and Perry Mason: The Case of the Killer Kiss (1993).

Role : Michael Baldwin Show: Young and The Restless (CBS) Year : 2005 2007 2009

20. Michael Park

Actor | As the World Turns

Michael Park was born on July 20, 1968 in New York, USA as Michael Frank Park. He is an actor, known for As the World Turns (1956), Gotham the Series (2009) and Steamboat (2010). He has been married to Laurie Nowak since January 6, 1996. They have three children.

Role : Jack Snyder Show : As The World Turns (CBS) Year : 2010 & 2011

21. Doug Davidson

Actor | The Young and the Restless

Doug Davidson was born on October 24, 1954 in Glendale, California, USA as Douglas Donald Davidson. He is an actor, known for The Young and the Restless (1973), I'll Take Manhattan (1987) and Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999). He has been married to Cindy Fisher since May 27, 1984. They have two ...

Role : Paul Williams Show : Young and The Restless (CBS) Year: 2013