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Poll: Winning an Emmy playing a real person.

Who did the best job and won an Emmy while playing a real person in the 21st century?

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    Judy Garland

    Judy Davis as Judy Garland in Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows - Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie, 2001
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    Judy Garland

    Tammy Blanchard as Young Judy Garland in Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows - Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie, 2001
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    Reinhard Heydrich

    Kenneth Branagh as Reinhard Keydrich in Conspiracy - Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, 2001
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    Hermann Göring

    Brian Cox as Reichsmarschall Hermann Goring in Nuremberg - Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, 2001
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    Judy Shepard

    Stockard Channing as Judy Shepard in The Matthew Shepard Story - Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie, 2002
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    Winton Dean

    Michael Moriarty as Winton Dean in James Dean - Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, 2002
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    Winston Churchill

    Albert Finney as Winston Churchill in The Gathering Storm - Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, 2002
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    Bill Porter

    William H. Macy as Bill Porter in Door to Door - Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, 2003
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    Ethel Rosenberg

    Meryl Streep as Ethel Rosenberg in Angels in America - Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie, 2004
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    Roy Cohn

    Al Pacino as Roy M. Cohn in Angels in America - Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, 2004
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    Allison Dubois

    Patricia Arquette as Allison DuBois in Medium - Lead Actress in a Drama Series, 2005
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    Sara Delano Roosevelt

    Jane Alexander as Sara Delano Roosevelt in Warm Springs - Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie, 2005
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    Peter Sellers

    Geoffrey Rush as Peter Sellers in The Life and Death of Peter Sellers - Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, 2005
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    Elizabeth I

    Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth I in Elizabeth I - Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie, 2006
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    Lord Robert Dudley

    Jeremy Irons as Earl of Leicester in Elizabeth I - Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, 2006
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    John Adams

    Paul Giamatti as John Adams in John Adams - Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, 2008
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    Abigail Adams

    Laura Linney as Abigail Adams in John Adams - Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie, 2008
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    Benjamin Franklin

    Tom Wilkinson as Benjamin Franklin in John Adams - Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, 2008
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    Sajida Khairallah Talfah

    Shoreh Aghdashloo as Sajida Khairallah Talfah in House of Saddam - Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie, 2009
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    Sarah Palin

    Tina Fey as Governor Sarah Palin in Saturday Night Live - Guest Actress in a Comedy Series, 2009
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    Edith Bouvier Beale

    Jessica Lange as Edith Bouvier Beale in Grey Gardens - Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie, 2009
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    Phelan Beale

    Ken Howard as Phelan Beale in Grey Gardens - Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, 2009
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    Winston Churchill

    Brendan Gleeson as Winston Churchill in Into the Storm - Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, 2009
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    Temple Grandin

    Claire Danes as Temple Grandin in Temple Grandin - Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie, 2010
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    Dr. Carlock

    David Strathairn as Dr. Carlock in Temple Grandin - Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, 2010
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    Eustacia

    Julia Ormond as Eustacia in Temple Grandin - Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie, 2010
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    Dr. Jack Kevorkian

    Al Pacino as Jack Kevorkian in You Don't Know Jack - Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, 2010
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    Robert F. Kennedy

    Barry Pepper as Robert F. Kennedy in The Kennedys - Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, 2011
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    'Devil' Anse Hatfield

    Kevin Costner as 'Devil' Anse Hatfield in Hatfields & McCoys - Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, 2012
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    Jim Vance

    Tom Berenger as Jim Vance in Hatfields & McCoys - Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, 2012
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    Sarah Palin

    Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin in Game Change - Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie, 2012
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    Liberace

    Michael Douglas as Liberace in Behind the Candelabra - Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, 2013