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THE DAYTIME EMMY AWARDS
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Following is a complete listing of each of the winners in the Outstanding Lead Actor category. This category was introduced in 1973-1974, and has undergone several name changes. Until the creation of the Supporting Actor and Actress categories in 1978, the category was named Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series.


  • 1973-1974; Macdonald Carey (Tom Horton, Days of our Lives)
  • 1974-1975; Macdonald Carey (Tom Horton, Days of our Lives)
  • 1975-1976; Larry Haines (Stu Bergman, Search for Tomorrow)
  • 1976-1977; Val Dufour (John Wyatt, Search for Tomorrow)
  • 1977-1978; James Pritchett (Matt Powers, The Doctors)
  • 1978-1979; Al Freeman, Jr. (Ed Hall, One Life to Live)
  • 1979-1980; Douglass Watson (Mac Cory, Another World)
  • 1980-1981; Douglass Watson (Mac Cory, Another World)
  • 1981-1982; Anthony Geary (Luke Spencer, General Hospital)
  • 1982-1983; Robert S. Woods (Bo Buchanan, One Life to Live)
  • 1983-1984; Larry Bryggman (John Dixon, As the World Turns)
  • 1984-1985; Darnell Williams (Jesse Hubbard, All My Children)
  • 1985-1986; David Canary (Adam and Stuart Chandler, All My Children)
  • 1986-1987; Larry Bryggman (John Dixon, As the World Turns)
  • 1987-1988; David Canary (Adam and Stuart Chandler, All My Children)
  • 1988-1989; David Canary (Adam and Stuart Chandler, All My Children)
  • 1989-1990; A Marinez (Cruz Castillo, Santa Barbara)
  • 1990-1991; Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott, The Young and the Restless)
  • 1991-1992; Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott, The Young and the Restless)
  • 1992-1993; David Canary (Adam and Stuart Chandler, All My Children)
  • 1993-1994; Michael Zaslow (Roger Thorpe, Guiding Light)
  • 1994-1995; Justin Deas (Buzz Cooper, Guiding Light)
  • 1995-1996; Charles Keating (Another World)
  • 1996-1997; Justin Deas (Buzz Cooper, Guiding Light)
  • 1997-1998; Eric Braeden (Victor Newman, The Young and the Restless)
  • 1998-1999; Anthony Geary (Luke Spencer, General Hospital)
  • 1999-2000; Anthony Geary (Luke Spencer, General Hospital)
  • 2000-2001; David Canary (Adam and Stuart Chandler, All My Children)
  • 2001-2002; Peter Bergman (Jack Abbott, The Young and the Restless)
  • 2002-2003; Maurice Benard (Sonny Corinthos, General Hospital)
  • 2003-2004; Anthony Geary (Luke Spencer, General Hospital)
  • 2004-2005; Christian Jules LeBlanc (Michael Baldwin, The Young and the Restless)
  • 2005-2006; Anthony Geary (Luke Spencer, General Hospital)
  • 2006-2007; Christian Jules LeBlanc (Michael Baldwin, The Young and the Restless)
  • 2007-2008; Anthony Geary (Luke Spencer, General Hospital)
  • 2008-2009; Christian Jules LeBlanc (Michael Baldwin, The Young and the Restless)
  • 2009-2010; Michael Park (Jack Snyder, As the World Turns)
  • 2010-2011; Michael Park (Jack Snyder, As the World Turns)
  • 2011-2012; Anthony Geary (Luke Spencer, General Hospital)
  • 2012-2013; Doug Davidson (Paul Williams, The Young and the Restless)
  • 2013-2014; Billy J. Miller (Billy Abbott, The Young and the Restless)
  • 2014-2015; Anthony Geary (Luke Spencer, General Hospital)



    THE TALLY


    The Young and the Restless; 9 wins
    General Hospital; 9 wins
    All My Children; 6 wins
    As The World Turns; 4 wins
    Another World; 3 wins
    Guiding Light; 3 wins
    Days of our Lives; 2 wins
    One Life to Live; 2 wins
    Search for Tomorrow; 2 wins
    The Doctors; 1 win
    Santa Barbara; 1 win

    - This program is no longer in production.


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