Glenda Jackson Might Earn the Triple Crown of Acting

The Triple Crown of Acting is considered as the highest achievement for any actors. It is a term used to describe those who have won a competitive Academy Award, Emmy Award, and Tony Award in acting categories. As of this writing, there are twenty-three people who have achieved this feat. Some notable actors who have achieved the Triple Crown of Acting are Ingrid Bergman, Rita Moreno, Jeremy Irons, Anne Bancroft, Al Pacino, Jessica Lange, Viola Davis, and many more. Believe it or not, Meryl Streep doesn’t have the Triple Crown of Acting yet. She still needs a Tony to earn this achievement (Her agent should scout for her Broadway comeback now). However, there is another actress who also needs a Tony to earn this achievement and she is one step closer as she was announced as a nominee for Broadway’s highest honor this year. That actress is Glenda Jackson.

I was looking at the list of this year’s Tony Award nominees to see if who is the person that could earn the Triple Crown of Acting this year. Only Glenda Jackson appears to be the next possible addition to the Triple Crown of Acting. She is currently starring in the revival of Edward Albee’s play Three Tall Women. She already earned an Emmy for Elizabeth R and two Academy Awards for Women in Love and A Touch of Class. This year, Jackson is contending for a Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Play against Condola Rashad, Lauren Ridloff, and Amy Schumer. According to Tony pundits, Jackson is the frontrunner in her category. Also, take note that the other nominees in her category are their respective play’s only nomination. Three Tall Women is currently nominated for Best Revival of a Play and other categories as well.

Jackson’s co-star, Laurie Metcalf, almost achieved the Triple Crown of Acting earlier this year when she got nominated for an Academy Award for her performance in Lady Bird. She lost to Allison Janney, who now has a Tony left to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting. Metcalf previously won three Emmys for Roseanne and won a Tony last year for A Doll’s House, Part 2. She is nominated again this year for her featured role in Three Tall Women.

There are many actors in the industry who has one award left to earn the Triple Crown Acting. But, for now, Glenda Jackson is the only person who is actually one step closer to earn the highest achievement for actors. Later this year will be the Primetime Emmy Awards so there might be possible additions to the list. Based on my research, there are possible Emmy contenders this year who might earn the Triple Crown of Acting if they ended up winning like Marcia Gay Harden (Code Black) and Catherine Zeta-Jones (Cocaine Godmother). Let’s wait for the Tony Awards next month if Glenda Jackson will earn acting’s highest achievement.

Add Comment

American Horror Story BMF Cobra Kai Dexter Hawkeye Heels Money Heist Ozark Shark Tank Squid Game Stranger Things Succession Ted Lasso The Mandalorian
The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers: Lights Out-Recap
Why Daredevil Worked As A “Lighter” Character For The MCU
Bad Sisters Season 2 Apple
Bad Sisters Season 2
Action Adventure Comedy Documentary Drama Fantasy Horror Movie Lists Mystery Romance Sci-Fi Thriller
What Was Louise Fletcher’s Net Worth at the Time of Her Death?
Ranking the Harry Potter Series Movies from Worst to Best
Thomas Ian Griffith Almost Missed His Karate Kid Audition in The 80s
Comics Lists News Things You Didn't Know Whatever Happened To
What is Mark Harmon’s Net Worth in 2022?
10 Things You Don’t Know About Keeping Up With the Kardashians
Let’s Talk About the Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Trailer
Open World RPG Games Every Anime Fan Should Play
Aldis Hodge on Today Show
6 Aldis Hodge Movies and Tv Shows You Should Watch
The Photograph (2020)
6 Best Black Romance Movies of the 21st Century
joker characters across comical franchises
Joker Characters Across Comical Franchises To Check Out
Call Of Duty Modern Warfare II Shows That Activision Can Still Make Great Games
Splatoon 3
The Splatoon Video Game Series Detailed
Oregon Trail Video Game Headed Back to Computers
Everything We Know So Far About the Upcoming Diablo 4 Game